Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Winter

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…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with Oreo Crust

Have you ever made an Oreo pie crust? It’s so easy (just 2 ingredients!) and adds so much to your cheesecake or pie recipe! This is my Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with Oreo Crust recipe…. Yes it’s really as good as it sounds. If you want to make a cheesecake, but don’t have a springform pan,… Keep reading…

Free Embroidery Pattern- Holiday Kitty

Just a quick post today! I wanted to share this free embroidery pattern with you- you can make a pillow, a Christmas stocking, a table runner…. It’s important to take a little time to relax during this season- I hope you will enjoy this! Read More

Snowman Ornaments Made from Scrap Batting

Last week, we talked about how to piece together smaller pieces of batting into a large piece for your quilting projects. Sometimes, you will still have little scraps that you don’t want to throw away- here are some snowman ornaments made from scrap batting! These are fun for the kids to make as well. Just… Keep reading…

My Redwork Embroidery & Hexie Pillow Project in Quilts & More Magazine!

You may remember this little sneak peek which I showed you, waaaaaaayyyy back last Spring: So now I can show you the entire project!! As I mentioned the other day, so often I am working on things which will not see “the light of day” for months and months!! My Red Bird Roost pillow project appears… Keep reading…

Caramel Chocolate Dipped Pears

This is one of my top “pinned” recipes on Pinterest! It first appeared in one my newsletters a couple of years ago- if you’d like to sign up to get more FREE recipes, craft and sewing projects, and more, click here. Caramel Chocolate Dipped Pears are beautiful, elegant, and delicious… And… they’re pretty easy to… Keep reading…