Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Tutorials

Love-ly Valentine’s Day Pillow Tutorial Plus tips for sewing curves!

Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it! This is a very quick project that you can make in an afternoon with fabrics and materials which are probably already in your sewing room. It’s also a very good beginner project- so get the kids and grandkids involved! I will also give you some tips… Keep reading…

Fabric Scrap Rosette Ornaments

So it’s one week before Christmas and you think you don’t have time to make an ornament? Wrong! These Fabric Scrap Rosette Ornaments are pretty quick…. What a great scrappy project- You know those long skinny scraps left over after you trim the excess backing from your quilt? Perfect! Fat quarters are also perfect for this project. (Oh,… Keep reading…

Super Easy New Year’s Banner

I know it’s not quite Christmas yet, but here is a really easy project to help usher in the New Year! I will show you how to make prairie points- you won’t believe how easy they are, and what a nice touch they add to the edge of your projects. I found some scraps of… Keep reading…

Watercolor Pencil Video Tutorial for Everything Patterns

Today is the day I am sharing my video tutorial for using watercolor pencils! I LOVE watercolor- whether in the form of a tube or a pencil. Watercolor pencil is an easy way to get that beautiful watercolor effect! I love painting watercolor illustrations, I love the way the paint acts on the paper and… Keep reading…

Using Colored Pencils for Everything Patterns & Coloring Sheets

Hey Everyone! I’m back with another video! Today, I’m sharing a video about how to use colored pencils with “Everything” Patterns. What’s an “Everything” Pattern, you may be asking? Well, click here for a video introduction. https://youtu.be/y3z24LG2pKg In a few days, I’m going to show you how to use watercolor pencils- Oh, that is my… Keep reading…

Transferring Designs & Using Interfacing for Hand Embroidery

Hi There! Thanks for your super response to the Everything Patterns idea! So many of you have commented on my introduction video and taken the survey!  Today, I’m going to talk a little bit about hand embroidery. There are 3 videos below! The first is brand new, and the second and third are videos that… Keep reading…

Fall Foil Leaf Pillow & Ornament Tutorial

  Do you love fall? I’m getting ready! Today I wanted to share a couple of pretty projects with you. I don’t know why, but I think that fall projects look especially beautiful when you add a bit of shimmer- maybe because it brightens up what can be a bit of a dark palette. That *sparkle*… Keep reading…

How to Trim Hourglass Blocks- tutorial

I am really fan of making units a little larger than you need them, and then trimming them down to size- I find that no matter how careful I am with cutting and sewing, it’s hard to get them perfect. I like to do this with flying geese units, HSTs, and hourglass squares. It is… Keep reading…

Half Square Triangle (HST) Cheat Sheet and Tutorial

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DIY Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

I think I’ve mentioned a few times that I love Valentine’s Day, not because I expect my husband to buy me roses which-have-been-marked-up-to-a-ridiculous-price-every-February-just-because-they-can-get-away-with-it, or because I enjoy dining at overbooked restaurants on the 14th. No, I just like the decorations! Red and pink are my favorite colors! For this project, I pulled a few red… Keep reading…