Monthly Archives: November, 2012

P&N Gift Guide, Presents for the Stylish Stitcher

What do you get the stitcher in your life that is always making you fantastic gifts? Well we have the answers below. You may not be able to make her (or him) a gift like they would make for you, but you can certainly still blow their socks off. For the beginning sewer, this book, […]

My Wonderful World of Fashion. . . .

We are so excited to have re-stocked the fun and fabulously chic book series the Wonderful World of Fashion from Lawrence King Press. Nina Chakrabarti created these designer coloring books for “girls” of all ages to explore their fashionable creative side! Personalize them by using your favorite colored markers, crayons, paint or any bold writing […]

In Your Stylish Craft Kit: Sarah Goldschadt

Last month we had the pleasure of hosting a book signing party for our friend Sarah Goldschadt, who’s book Craft-A-Day is still inspiring us a month later. Because Sarah is such a big crafter we wanted to take a peek inside her craft kit and see what her essentials are. Where do you get new […]

easy thanksgiving crafts

We have a lot to be thankful for here at Pins & Needles. Great family, friends, customers, and a fun place to come craft and sew whenever we want to feel inspired (you can come join us too, whenever you want)! We are also thankful for all of the creative people out there that share […]

P&N Gift Guide, Presents for Him, for Her, and for the Kids

In celebration of Black Friday, we’re getting in the spirit by sharing some of our favorite gifts of the season for him, her, and the kids. We’re hoping if this doesn’t cover everyone and everything on your wish list, it will come pretty close. Now we have to run, we have a lot of shopping […]

diy chic envelope clutch

We’ve been seeing these pouches/clutches everywhere. From the pages of NY Magazine, to the streets of New York, and now in our dreams. So we decided to make one of these fashionable clutches ourselves. Hey, how hard could it be? From top left: BCBGMaxAzria sequin clutch from, red clutch bag from, gold glitter chevron […]

giving thanks and our favorite thanksgiving projects and decorations…

This time of year reminds us how important it is to be grateful for what we have! At Pins & Needles we have so much to be thankful for…all our friends, students, clients and P&N family who support us and help us to keep Pins & Needles the inspiring, colorful and magical place it has […]

P&N Gift Guide, Presents for the Creative Crafter

We all have at least one person in our lives that is creative and artsy and always seems to have the best ideas for crafts and gifts. She may even hand make you a present or two. The only problem with this is, what do you get her that will make her squeal with delight as […]

handmade napkins and napkin rings for Thanksgiving

We have been really inspired by all of the new fabrics we’ve been getting into the shop lately. A particular three stood out to us for Thanksgiving and we decided to do something fun with them to make a festive table this holiday season. Instead of making a matching set of napkins, we decided to […]

P&N Gift Guide, Make It or Buy It

We’re so excited because today kicks off our gift guide series with a P&N spin. Over the next several weeks leading up to the holidays we’re going to be sharing some of our favorite gift ideas for him, for her, for the little ones, and of course all will have a crafty and creative spin […]