a sneak peak at my book…GIRL’S GUIDE TO DIY FASHION!

Girl's Guide to DIY Fashion Web Ready Version11.7

I am filled with so much EXCITEMENT that my book, A GIRL’S GUIDE TO DIY FASHION: Design and Sew 5 Complete Outfits will be available in three weeks!!! WOW! I cannot believe it!

BUT you can PRE-ORDER your copy now through Pins & Needles (see button at bottom of post) or on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or directly through my publisher, C&T Publishing.

If you order your copy through P&N by 5/15/15, not only will you get free shipping, but I will sign the book and you will find a surprise inside! (free shipping on for US customers only – international customers contact us for shipping rates – info@pinsandneedlesnyc.com)

The book is a must-have for any girl who loves to create and sew! It brings to life the sewing and DIY I do with all my students at the P&N Studio in New York City. My hope with this book is that I am able to encourage and empower girls everywhere to sew and be creative!

The book teaches the basics to using the sewing machine and how to make outfits for a “girls” favorite activities – going to school, hanging with friends, having some summer fun, going to a sleepover and going to a party as well as offer guidance on how to design. Readers will learn to sew a skirt, a dress, a pencil case, a party purse, doodle sneakers, create a pom-pom necklace and more. There are how-to’s for making mood boards, illustrating designs, working with patterns and creating a fun and inspiring place to stitch!

Make sure to check out the exclusive Fashionable Pin Cushion project I created for C&T just for the book launch!

Finished Cushions

Here is a little sneak peak at some of the projects in the book….

Skirts from the Back-To-School Outfit…


Leggings for Hanging with Friends….


Shoe clips for Going To A Party…


A playful sleeping eye mask for a Slumber Party…


Supplies for making mood boards…

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Make sure to follow us on Instagram and share your fashionable sewing and DIY using hashtag #girlsguidetodiyfashion – we love to share what we create!

If you would like your book personalized please send us an e-mail (info@pinsandneedlesnyc.com) and include the name of who you would like the book to signed to.

Books will be shipped out the beginning of April.

Happy Sewing and DIY!

P.S. If you are in NYC make sure to come to our book launch on the 2nd of May.

Girl's Guide to DIY Fashion Web Ready Version11.7PRE-ORDER the book. Ships the beginning of April. Free Shipping if you order by 5/15/15 – (only for US customers – – international customers contact us for shipping rates – info@pinsandneedlesnyc.com).

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