Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Summer

19 Awesome Father’s Day Gifts to Sew!

It’s one month until Father’s Day! Are you looking for some great Father’s Day Gifts to sew up? It can be hard to find gifts to make for the guys- but I’ve found 19 awesome ideas for you! Most of these can be completed in an afternoon. What a great way to show dad (or… Keep reading…

My Summer Table Runner in Quilts & More Magazine!

It’s been so exciting to have my table runner series featured in Quilts & More magazine during the year of 2017! TODAY the summer issue will be released- so check your newsstands or local quilt shop, or if you have a subscription run right out to the mailbox to see if it’s arrived! You can… Keep reading…

The Dandy Drive Sew Along is coming…

Hello, Friends! Just wanted to let you know that I’ll be participating in the Dandy Drive Sew Along, hosted by Pat Sloan and Sarah J. Maxwell, and I hope you’ll join us! This will be a free sew along with free pattern. The quilt consists of simple piecing and it’s just perfect for spring and… Keep reading…

My Splendid Sampler BONUS Block! Summer Flip Floppin’

I was talking with my pal Pat Sloan the other day, and we thought that a summer “bonus” block for The Splendid Sampler would be fun! I came up with this design, called Summer Flip Floppin’: Flip flops are summer couture! Do you own a pair to match every outfit in your summer wardrobe? Stitch… Keep reading…

Free Sunflower Pin Cushion Pattern

The other day, I shared some ideas on what kinds of materials to use to fill a pin cushion. Today, I am sharing a cute little free sunflower pin cushion pattern! This is a great beginner project, for young and old alike! If you are looking for a project for the kids this summer, you… Keep reading…

Small & Sweet Mini Quilt Club- Ahoy!

Today we are releasing the second pattern for the Small and Sweet Mini Quilt Club! In case you don’t know, I’m teaming up with my friend Michele at Mishka’s Playground to bring you a fun quilt pattern club! You can sign up here, and you will receive this pattern, plus last months’ pattern, and four… Keep reading…

Homemade Fig Jam!

When we were at the beach a couple of weeks ago, it was prime fig season. We are not usually at the beach during that particular week of the summer, so I was amazed at the bounty that our front yard fig tree produced!! I have had delectable fresh figs before, but these were…. a… Keep reading…

A trip to the beach

We spent all of last week at the beach…. the kids were all there, and the in-laws. We were there for my birthday, and we went out to a nice dinner at a seafood restaurant (you have to have seafood when you’re at the beach!!) We did some cooking, believe it or not (more about… Keep reading…

Visit to the County Fair

I love the county fair and I look forward to it every year… I love the animals and the displays… and the food, ha ha. You may be surprised to find out that I live in New Jersey- and we have a wonderful county fair (and we even have a real rodeo!) I am really… Keep reading…

In the studio this week…

Soooooo. It’s HOT here. Now, my daughter is in Texas this summer, and she assures me that as hot as it is here (on the East Coast), it is hotter in Texas. She’s probably right… but still… it’s HOT. So the best thing to do is to just stay inside and be grateful for air… Keep reading…