Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Winter

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!

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…

Christmas Countdown- It’s time to start sewing!

It’s August 25- that means it is 4 months until Christmas. I think it is reasonable to start talking about Christmas projects now, right? I have asked some of my friends to share some of their Christmas sewing projects with us. I think you will enjoy these! First, Jenny of Elefantz shares her Vintage Bunting tutorial. This… Keep reading…

Pink Quilt Block Pattern

A few months ago, some of us got together to make blocks for a quilt to give to a friend battling breast cancer. Of course, all of the blocks had to be pink :)  Today I am sharing my pink quilt block pattern.Not only is it a nice block for a special “get well soon”… Keep reading…

The Art of Home Winter 2015 Issue is Here!

Did you get your free Winter 2015 issue of The Art of Home Companion emagazine? No???? Oh my- you will want to get your link! It has lovely projects like this: And recipes like this: PLUS, the issue has some other fun goodies! To sign up to make sure you don’t miss a thing, just… Keep reading…

How to Choose Quilt Fabrics- Winter Blues

For me, the funnest (is that a word??) part of making a project is choosing the palette and fabrics. I love playing with them to see how they work together, adding fabrics in, and taking them out, until I find just the right balance. Sometimes it comes together really quickly, and other times it takes… Keep reading…

Slow Cooker Chicken Provencal Recipe

I am getting ready for the Catching Up Sew Along Day, which will be this Saturday: It’s going to be fun, but it’s also going to be a busy day! We will be sewing along, catching up on our Sew Sweet Simplicity Block of the Month projects, posting photos of our progress, giving away awesome… Keep reading…