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September 22, 2022
Home in my Heart: Caramel Chocolate Dipped Pears from Jacquelynne Steves

I have really enjoyed sharing my favorite recipes with you during our month-long heart-warming recipes + heart-warming project! Recipes are so much fun – they really are like sewing projects – you get all the required items together, put love and time into it…and the result is certainly special. This is why we coupled these recipes with our brand new Home in my Heart kit!

To round out our heart-warming recipes, we are making the sweetest dessert: 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 ...

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September 20, 2022
Happy Homes Baltimore Style House Blocks Quilt from Jacquelynne Steves

Earlier today we released the final instructions for our “Happy Homes” Collection for The Art of Home Club!  Don’t you love this quilt with the adorable house blocks! This was the final part of our 2022 Mystery Sew Along – we’ve been working on this project since March 2022 with some of the instructions released every month, and this month we’re putting the finishing touches on this fun collection which celebrates all of the seasons!

Members of The Art of Home Club get brand new patterns and projects like these on the 20th of every month.  This Collection ...

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September 10, 2022
Free Corgi Embroidery Pattern (in honor of Queen Elizabeth II) from Jacquelynne Steves

Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96, after 70 years of service to her country. Being American, I don’t totally understand a monarchy, but I know she was beloved by so many around the world, and my late British mother-in-law certainly loved her. After a 70 year reign, there aren’t many who recall a world without her as the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom.

This morning, I decided to “toast” to her years of service with tea in my British mug. And while doing so, I sketched out a little Corgi in her ...

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September 9, 2022
Home in my Heart: Creamy Mexican Crockpot Chicken from Jacquelynne Steves

I don’t know about you, but I am truly enjoying these days anticipating a change in weather and soaking in all these fun and delicious recipes! Did you share the pot of Mexican Hot Chocolate with any friends or loved ones…or did you keep all of the chocolatey (and spicy!) decadence to yourself?? Either way, I hope you treated yourself to a Home in my Heart kit! If you haven’t yet, it is never too late to join in on the fun.

Before I share our next recipe with you, I wanted to take some time to ...

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September 2, 2022
Home in my Heart: Mexican Hot Chocolate from Jacquelynne Steves

I hope you had some tasty leftovers from your batch of Italian sausage chicken soup! It’s really nice to slow down and enjoy the present moment – it looks different for everyone, but hopefully it is with this yummy treat on your side table and our Home in my Heart kit in your hands! When I tell you, the true joy of this mini recipe + and mini project series is in the tight-knit community that we have…knowing we are all working on the same project together (and eating the same recipes!) – that just warms my heart!

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Home in my Heart: Italian Sausage & Chicken Soup from Jacquelynne Steves

Welcome to the Month of heart-warming recipes + heart-warming project! You’re going to love today’s recipe – with the weather cooling down, it’s the perfect time for fall comfort foods. So…what says “comfort” more than a big pot of homemade soup?? We had the soup for dinner the first night, and then had it for many lunches the following week. There’s nothing better than having a pot of delicious homemade soup in the refrigerator, just waiting to be heated up for a quick and satisfying meal (of course, I’m sure there are a few things in ...

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July 25, 2022
The Secret Fairy Garden BOM – Block #1 from Jacquelynne Steves

Today we sent out the fabric cutting instructions and instructions for Block #1 of The Secret Fairy Garden Block of the Month!  If you haven’t yet signed up for this FREE Sew Along, make sure you click here to learn more and sign up!  The only way to get these patterns is via signing up to receive my emails (unless you are a Member of The Art of Home Club – Members can find these patterns on the Club Website).

I usually try to provide cutting instructions ahead of time for a BOM project like this – it helps you in ...

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July 12, 2022
FREE embroidery & wall hanging pattern – “Kind Words” from Jacquelynne Steves

The Free Pattern!

It’s my turn for Pat Sloan’s Bird Song fabric tour, and we have so much FUN planned for you today!! We have a GORGEOUS FREE pattern for you, a FABRIC & THREAD giveaway, and lots of other beautiful inspiration!

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First, let’s talk about this beautiful FREE wall hanging and hand embroidery pattern I am offering this week only! I’m calling this project, “Kind Words” — and don’t we all need MORE of that nowadays!? The quote on the heart says:

The world is full of kind people. If you can’t find one, be ...

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June 20, 2022
“It’s a Hoot” in The Art of Home Club from Jacquelynne Steves

Earlier today we released our “It’s a Hoot” collection for The Art of Home Club!  Although we’re moving into Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, these cute owls will be perfect for the fall season, and our Club Members can make in a variety of color schemes to customize for their own home decor.

Members of The Art of Home Club get brand new patterns and projects like these on the 20th of every month.

This pattern collection contains 6 different design and 5 different projects!  Our Members can make a Quilt, Table Runner, Pillow, Place Mat, and Wall ...

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May 31, 2022
The Secret Fairy Garden Block of the Month from Jacquelynne Steves

I’m excited to announce our next FREE Block of the Month – The Secret Fairy Garden!  This whimsical block of the month will run from July through November 2022, with new blocks released on the last Monday of the month.

When I’m planning my Block of the Month projects, the quilt design and fabrics that I use for making the sample and for making the optional kits comes down to “timing”.  I have to make sure the fabrics are available in enough time so that we can have kits cut and ready for shipment, and then I have to ...

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March 21, 2022
“Turtle Love” with The Art of Home Club from Jacquelynne Steves

Earlier this week we released our “Turtle Love” collection for The Art of Home Club! It has super cute turtles, hearts, butterflies, and dragonflies and comes in two different colorways so that the project can be made in “boy” or “girl” color palettes.

Members of The Art of Home Club get brand new patterns and projects like these on the 20th of every month.

This pattern collection contains 7 different turtle applique and embroidery designs, as well as instructions to make the 3 different projects- a quilt, pillow, and cute turtle pin cushion.

PLUS- We ALWAYS give our members tons ...

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February 20, 2022
Delft Inspired Quilt Projects from Jacquelynne Steves

Today we released our “Delft” collection for The Art of Home Club! It has windmills, wooden shoes, tulips, teapots… everything you’d expect from a Holland inspired collection! It was inspired by our trip to The Netherlands a few years ago.

Members of The Art of Home Club get brand new patterns and projects on the 20th of every month. This month, we also learned about “big stitch” quilting. You can use it both as a decorative element and for functional quilting.

This pattern collection contains 6 different Holland themed applique and embroidery designs, as well as instructions to make ...

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January 20, 2022
Happy Easter quilt, table runner and table topper from Jacquelynne Steves

Today, we released Collection #61 to our Club members! Don’t you just love our Happy Easter quilt, table runner and table topper? I’m so pleased with how it came out- I think these projects are so fun and refreshing for Spring! (Members of The Art of Home Club get brand new patterns and projects on the 20th of every month.)

This pattern collection contains 7 different Easter/Spring themed applique and embroidery designs, as well as instructions to make the 3 different projects. Lots of choices! The designs include a hen, chick, bunny, Easter egg, egg basket, lamb ...

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December 20, 2021
Stuck on You Valentine’s Day table runner pattern! from Jacquelynne Steves

I love Valentine’s Day! Do you know why? After you take down the Christmas decorations, the house feels a little bare and not as festive. But Valentine’s Day decorations (in my favorite colors, red and pink) certainly brighten things up!! Today, we released Collection #60 to members of The Art of Home Club. It includes a Stuck on You Valentine’s Day table runner pattern, plus instructions to make a mug rug, mini tote, and a little treat bag.

Guess what?! The table runner does double duty- it not only makes your table really cute, it is also ...

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November 20, 2021
In the Garden Butterfly Dragonfly & Flowers Quilt from Jacquelynne Steves

Today, we released Collection #59 to our Club members! Don’t you just love our In the Garden butterfly dragonfly and flowers quilt? I’m so pleased with how it came out- I think it’s just gorgeous! (Members of The Art of Home Club get brand new patterns and projects on the 20th of every month.)

We did this project as a “sew along” and learned hand applique! Members also received embroidery patterns- these blocks can be done with hand applique, machine applique, or hand embroidery! I combined techniques for my blocks, using hand applique for the flower, butterfly ...

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November 13, 2021
Coffee and Pie Free Embroidery Pattern from Jacquelynne Steves

This super sweet Coffee and Pie free embroidery pattern is perfect for Fall. You can reduce or enlarge this to any size you want for any project- it would be great on any type of home decor or kitchen item, such as a wall hanging, pot holder, dish towel, etc. (Hand embroidery pattern only, this pattern not available for machine embroidery.) You could also use it for coloring and make note cards, etc.

Click here for the pattern PDF. 

Did you know that I have lots of embroidery videos to help you get started with hand embroidery? Yep, I do ...

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October 19, 2021
Woodland Christmas Quilt & Table Runner Pattern from Jacquelynne Steves

Our latest Collection for The Art of Home Club is called Woodland Christmas, and it contains instructions to make a square quilt/wall hanging, table runner, AND a small table topper.  What a great assortment of projects to make to decorate your home this holiday season! Also included are 6 little woodland “critters” ready for the winter holidays (skunk, bunny, fox, deer, owl, and bear) plus “Merry Christmas” and “Warm Winter Wishes” sentiments.

That’s right- it’s an entire collection of designs and projects that you can mix and match and have a lot of fun with!

 

For extra ...

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September 21, 2021
Farmers Market- our newest collection for The Art of Home Club! from Jacquelynne Steves

Yesterday, we released Collection #57, Farmers Market, to our Club members!

This pattern contains instructions to make a quilt, pillow, and a set of place mats! There are EIGHT applique choices and NINE hand embroidery designs, so there are LOTS of mix & match options! I had a lot of fun sketching out the applique and embroidery patterns- my personal favorites are the Farm Fresh sign and the radishes! Imagine how cute a set of place mats will be with these designs!

The quilt has a repetitive design which reminds me of plaid and a basketweave, which have that classic farm ...

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September 20, 2021
Free Snowman Quilt Sew Along – Block 1 is here! from Jacquelynne Steves

Have you heard about our Snowmen & Silent Night Sew Along? Make a cute little 35″ snowman quilt with us during this FREE sew along!

Just CLICK HERE to sign up and get all of the free patterns delivered to your email!  You will get a new block pattern each Monday for 4 weeks, then in the fifth and final week you’ll get the border instructions.

Here’s the first block which we’ve just released:

 

There are  TWO different version of these designs, so you can choose your favorite! Choose from the “Snow Friends” version or the “Silent Night ...

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August 20, 2021
Turkey Time Quilt Pattern from Jacquelynne Steves

Our latest Collection for The Art of Home Club is called Turkey Time, and it contains instructions to make a quilt, an “interactive” wall hanging, and bonus handprint turkey towels! What a great turkey quilt to make for Thanksgiving! Also included are 7 different applique and 7 hand embroidery patterns- That’s right- it’s an entire collection of designs and projects that you can mix and match and have a lot of fun with!

This is a very scrappy quilt- let’s talk about palette! I know that a lot of us equate an “autumn” quilt with dark browns ...

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