Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Sewing & Quilting

Save the Bees BOM Block 4 is here!

I really can’t believe that we are on our very last block! Where did the time go? I guess it just “buzzed” right by us!! Next month, we will be adding the borders to our quilt!! ***REMEMBER TO DOWNLOAD AND SAVE YOUR BLOCK PATTERNS! EARLY NEXT YEAR, THE LINKS TO THE PATTERNS WILL BE DEACTIVATED.*** I’ve… Keep reading…

Free Embroidery Pattern- Coffee Shop Puppy!

This free embroidery pattern is called Coffee Shop Puppy! When I was drawing it, I was imagining a cute little “hipster” type of puppy who would enjoy hanging out at the coffee shop with his friends, warming up with some cocoa or lattes! Can you imagine how cute that would be?  It would be soooo… Keep reading…

Messy or Neat?? Creativity and Organization Ideas

I’ve been wondering about something lately…. is there truth to that stereotype about creative people being messy? I, for one, work much better in a clean organized space- I feel like clutter makes me overwhelmed and stressed. I think whether you are messy or neat, you have to be at least a LITTLE organized so… Keep reading…

24 MORE Free Projects to sew for Fall!

When is your favorite season for sewing? For me, it is definitely when the weather turns cooler… it just feels cozy and perfect for being in the house. I like to imagine myself in a sisterhood with women who came before me… A couple of hundred years ago when we lived more seasonally, warm long… Keep reading…

Free Embroidery Pattern- Hello Fall Pumpkin!

Oh, it finally really feels like Fall here! I am indulging in Candied Orange and Almond Biscotti dunked in my mulled apple cider tea. Yummm!!! It’s the season for tea and stitching!! This free embroidery pattern, called Hello Fall Pumpkin, would be cute framed, or as a pillow. What about a table mat or a… Keep reading…

Save the Bees BOM Block 3 is here!

Oh my goodness, can you believe we are already up to block #3?! I’ve been following your progress over in the free Facebook group- you guys are doing a GREAT JOB on your Blocks!!! Time for another free quilt block! PLEASE NOTE- I realize that there is A LOT OF INFORMATION IN THIS POST! PLEASE TAKE THE… Keep reading…

Save the Bees BOM Block 2 is here!

Are you ready for block #2?! Time for another free quilt block! PLEASE NOTE- I realize that there is A LOT OF INFORMATION IN THIS POST! PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THROUGH IT ALL- Answers to most of your questions will be found in this post. Thanks!! The second block for the Save the Bees Free… Keep reading…

Free Mushroom Embroidery Pattern

Mushrooms are ALWAYS popular. I remember when I was growing up in the 70’s, we saw them everywhere, but I don’t think they’ve ever really gone out of style! You can reduce or enlarge this to any size you want for any project- it would be great on any type of home decor or kitchen… Keep reading…

Save the Bees Block 1 is here!

It’s FINALLY here! PLEASE NOTE- I realize that there is A LOT OF INFORMATION IN THIS POST! PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THROUGH IT ALL- Answers to most of your questions will be found in this post. Thanks!! **The first block for the Save the Bees Block of the Month was sent out a short… Keep reading…

Our “Save the Bees” Free Block of the Month Featured Bloggers!

Hey! Did you know that the Save the Bees Free Block of the Month starts in less than a week!! Eeek! You are going to love our featured bloggers- they will give you lots of creative inspiration! Today I’m introducing them to you, and next week when we start the BOM you will also be hopping… Keep reading…