Jacquelynne Steves

Quilters Meet & Greet- so fun!!

Hello to all of the new visitors to my blog! I’m very happy to be part of this year’s Quilters Meet & Greet, sponsored by Benita Skinner of Victoriana Quilt Designs! This “blog hop” will give you the opportunity to check out some blogs which you may not be familiar with, and enter to win an UNBELIEVABLE prize! Click here to see a list of all of the other bloggers participating.  And click here to enter to win the fabulous prize! 

This giveaway runs all through September, and you can get an entry for the prize at each blog you stop by. Just go to each blog,  then click over to the prize page to enter. This is going to make this month of September super FUN!!

As part of this fun little adventure, we are supposed to show one of our favorite quilts- I have to admit that I have so many favorites! You can’t choose a favorite child, right? My favorite quilt is usually the one that I’m currently working on, or have recently finished. That is definitely the case for my Happy Little Things FREE Block of the Month!! We are doing it in TWO different colorways- Cottage and Desert!! Which is your favorite?

We have fabric kits available for sale in both colorways- but they are not required. Use some of your favorite fabrics out of your stash!!

And it’s not too late to sign up… Sign up now and get the first 2 blocks which have already been released, then get a new block each month. We have giveaways each month, too!! Here is this month’s giveaway. 

The instructions include patterns for applique and embroidery, or you could just do piecing- You get to choose how you want to make it! We even have preprinted fabric squares for the middle of the block, so you could do something like this:

Oh, and we have bug charms AND tiny little buttons, so you could do something like this:


Oh, and we have coordinating quilt labels and pretty decorative pins to match, too!!

(Again- no purchase necessary to participate in our Free Block of the Month! Just click here to sign up, and you’ll receive emails with the links!)

There are just soooo many ways to make this quilt…. I hope you’ll come sew along with us! Check out our Sew Quilty Friends Facebook page, where people are posting their photos!


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    Pam @Threading My Way
    Posted September 3, 2019 at 9:30 am | Permalink

    They both look great, but my favourite is the Desert colourway. LOVE your Happy Little Things blcoks.

  • Posted September 3, 2019 at 9:34 am | Permalink

    desert colorway is my fave too

  • Posted September 3, 2019 at 11:12 am | Permalink

    You are one of the first bloggers I began to follow when I jumped into the online quilting community. I believe you had a tutorial for curved applique using a template and starch, and I used that method for some applique I was trying. You have such a lovely style. I always enjoy seeing your projects!

  • Posted September 3, 2019 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Desert colorway is truly pretty. All of your work looks great.

  • Christi
    Posted September 3, 2019 at 10:15 pm | Permalink

    Everything you do is fun and creative.

  • Mary A Crowther
    Posted September 4, 2019 at 2:35 am | Permalink

    Love the New SAL. Block 2 is printed!
    Following you is fun!

  • Kay
    Posted September 4, 2019 at 5:34 am | Permalink

    How gorgeous, I love seeing a design done in different colours as it is so inspirational. x

  • Posted September 4, 2019 at 9:21 pm | Permalink

    Some bloggers I know are doing your quilt along and now here you are in this hop. It’s a very pretty little quilt.

  • Posted September 5, 2019 at 9:14 am | Permalink

    That is a very cute quilt.

  • Posted September 5, 2019 at 10:13 am | Permalink

    What a lovely quilt! Your designs are such fun.

  • Posted September 6, 2019 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

    Hi Jacquelynne! What a fun QAL :). I really like the addition if the appliqué on each block AND its free!! Woohoo!! I’m with you about my favorite quilt usually being the one I am working on right now. I may have to block along quilt along…. temptation temptation!! —Tracy @itsatsweetsday.blog

  • Posted September 7, 2019 at 7:37 am | Permalink

    Love the QAL. Thanks so much for all you do!

  • selina
    Posted September 7, 2019 at 9:08 am | Permalink

    Beautiful examples of your creative quity mind.

  • Gail
    Posted September 7, 2019 at 7:17 pm | Permalink

    Nice and bright. Do like Happ little thins and the quilt design on block one.

  • Posted September 8, 2019 at 1:21 pm | Permalink

    LOVE the mix of embroidery and applique in your blocks. Thanks for sharing with the Meet and Greet!

  • Tamma Melton
    Posted September 11, 2019 at 9:50 pm | Permalink

    The “desert” colorway is my favorite. Your blog is always informative & full of great ideas!

  • Posted September 12, 2019 at 7:00 am | Permalink

    Desert colorway is my favorite. Thanks for the Meet and Great. It is wonderful!

  • Posted September 12, 2019 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

    Hi Jacquelynne, always pretty quilts here! I love to visit your blog

  • Anita L Jackson
    Posted September 14, 2019 at 7:54 am | Permalink

    I like the mixture of embroidery with applique, although i’m not quite so practiced in embroidery.

  • Posted September 19, 2019 at 8:52 am | Permalink

    Cute pattern and it does look happy… Its been a pleasure to meet you!

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