Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Winter

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…

25 Free Projects to Sew for Christmas and Holidays!

Oh, it’s that time of year again! Time to get cozy and creative and make things for decorating and gift giving! 25 Free Projects to Sew for Christmas and Holidays is a great place to start! Quilting, embroidery, and felt projects await- Let’s get busy! Read More

24 Free Snowman Projects to Sew

I love snowmen, don’t you! I’m always a little bit sad when we take down the Christmas decorations, so I like that you don’t have to take your snowmen right after Christmas, you can leave them around for a couple more months! You can start these projects now and have some done for Christmas- but they… Keep reading…

My Christmas Table Runner in Quilts & More Magazine!

I can’t believe we’ve come to the end of the year! It was 2015 when I submitted ideas to the editors at Quilts and More Magazine, and a little later that year when they asked me if I’d like to do a series for 2017…. 2016 was already booked (remember, this was mid 2015, and… Keep reading…

Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe

It’s soup season!! I love all kinds of soup- because it’s warm, comforting, and you can use just about any ingredient you find in your fridge or pantry to make it. You could have a different kind of soup every single day during the cold weather and never get bored, right? This is my recipe… 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…

30 Super-Cute Free Christmas Ornament Patterns

I’m getting ready for Christmas season, how about you? I’m drinking hot cocoa, watching Hallmark Christmas movies… I’ve even started humming some Christmas carols around the house! (Yes, I’m one of those people…) It’s time for some quick projects- things you can make quickly and give as gifts and for your own holiday decorating. If you’re… Keep reading…

A Celebration & A Giveaway!

I have projects in 2 magazines right now! One I knew about…. and the other was a surprise! The first is in the Fall 2016 Issue of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. It is called Last Summer Breeze and it’s based on my block called Starlight (which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 13): I… Keep reading…

11 Great Slow Cooker Meals (including dessert!)

Sew Along Day is coming on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from noon to 4 pm Eastern time (NYC time). I hope you will join us! We will be sharing what we are working on, giving away great prizes, and having tons of fun! The online Sew Along will take place here on my blog and… Keep reading…

In the studio this week…

If you live in the Eastern part of the U.S. you know what the big story was this week…. SNOW! A record-breaking blizzard! Our area was forecasted to get 18-24″ over the weekend, but I think we ended up with about 14″. It’s hard to say because there were very heavy winds (the storm was… Keep reading…