Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Sewing & Quilting

A Snowy First Day of Spring and Wool Class

A few weeks ago, I received an email from The Old Country Store, a charming quilt shop in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They were offering a wool workshop with Kathy Cardiff, in conjunction with her new book by Martingale, A Cottage Garden. I LOVE making projects for The Art of Home Club, for my blog and for our… Keep reading…

23 Free Easter Patterns to Sew

Hippity, Hoppity! Easter’s on its way! We’ve collected some of the prettiest projects here to inspire you! Yep, here’s 23 Free Easter Patterns to Sew. You’ll find crosses, bunnies and eggs done up in pretty pastels, perfect for Spring. What are you waiting for?? Time to get started! (*wink*) Please note that at the time… Keep reading…

22 St. Patrick’s Day Sewing and Craft Projects

They say that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! (Don’t you always wonder who “they” are, anyway? lol) I do like the color green, it’s a fresh reminder that Spring is on its way. We’ve gathered up 22 St. Patrick’s Day Sew and Craft Projects for you to make! You have plenty of time… Keep reading…

Spring Table Runner Pattern

This pretty little project is my Spring Meadow Table Runner which I designed for Martingale. Get the Free Spring Table Runner Pattern over here on the Martingale site.  There’s also a great giveaway below, keep reading…

In the Studio this Week…

This weekend, we went up to visit my daughter at grad school. Her birthday was last weekend- that makes three birthdays in a row that we couldn’t be with her! Darn! I told her that actually, she should give ME the presents, since I gave birth to her, LOL. It was nice to just relax… Keep reading…

How to Make a Hanging Sleeve for a Quilt

So you’ve made a quilt that you love and now you are wondering how to display it so that you can see and enjoy it every day… or you want a way to quickly and easily change out your wall hangings for the seasons… OR you’re thinking that you are ready to enter your fabulous… Keep reading…

The Art of Home Club is Open for New Members!

  Today we have opened up enrollment to The Art of Home Club – we will be open for new members from February 11 through February 15, 2018! The Club has new patterns every month that you can enjoy, but there are soooo many bonuses that you will receive as soon as you sign up!… Keep reading…

Valentine’s Day Sewing Project- Quilted Tags

February 14 is right around the corner! I was trying to think of something quick- really quick- to dress and brighten up little spots in the house that needed some “love”. I made these little Valentine’s Day quilted tags! Sort of a super-mini Valentines Day quilt pattern, lol. They are the perfect way to use… Keep reading…

27 Free Valentine’s Day Patterns & Projects to Sew and Quilt

Looking for a free Valentine’s Day quilt pattern (or 2 or 27?) It’s no secret that I LOVE Valentine’s Day! Not for the chocolate and roses (though those are nice….), but I LOVE red and pink! I think another reason I love Valentine’s Day decorating is that it’s a really nice way to “warm” up… Keep reading…

New Free Embroidery Pattern- Warm Winter Wishes Mitten

It’s the perfect season for cozy winter stitching!! I think this would be really cute embroidered onto a pillow or quilt. Or make a wall hanging! Wool would be really great for this, too. You could also use it for a coloring sheet. Get my coloring tips in this video, and tips for using watercolor… Keep reading…