Category: crafts

Easter round up…

Easter is almost here and we wanted to help you celebrate in style! If there is one thing you can be sure of here at Pins & Needles it’s that the only thing we love more than sewing or crafting is sewing or crafting for the holidays! This Easter we have cooked up a number […]

easter egg place card holders…

Hi it’s Lauren. I just wanted to share a creative way to spice up your Easter dinner or brunch table… Using some felt, scrap fabrics, and ribbon or ric-rac, you can create an adorable personal touch for the guests that they can take with when they go. These little Easter egg place card holders are the […]

making matzah covers….

Last Sunday the Pins & Needles team worked with a very special group of young girls on a Passover Mitzvah project. They all made Matzah covers that are being brought to Israel to be given to underprivileged families to help celebrate the upcoming Passover Holiday. Not only did the girls come together and spend time […]

Lauren’s d.i.y. bunny bags…

Happy April! It’s Lauren and I’m back with my monthly D.I.Y. Easter is coming up so I wanted to share a these adorable bunny candy bags I made which can double as a holiday decoration! They also would be the perfect addition to an Easter basket! I chose to use two of my favorite shades […]

spring break camp…

Camp may be an official summer activity, but at Pins & Needles we think we can have camp anytime a year! Our most recent camp was for students enjoying time off from school for their Spring Vacation and WOW did we have fun and do lots of sewing and crafting! There were two week long […]

DIY baby shower…

Two weeks ago I was able to be a part of an incredible baby shower!! My friend Heather is due in May with her first baby and I was lucky enough to be asked to be in charge of some of the decorating and DIY stations of the event. I wanted to share some of the […]

we love cricut…

We are always excited to check out new tools and notions in the sewing and crafting world. Last week we were able to spend an evening at Haven’s Kitchen in NYC for the launch one of the newest craft tools available – Cricut Explore. Aside from being a truly beautiful and inspiring space in itself, Haven’s Kitchen […]

lauren’s diy cloud wall hanging…

Hi, Lauren here, I am back with my monthly D.I.Y. for March. Lately everywhere I look there are clouds, and I’m not just talking about the sky! Clouds, rainbows, and unicorns are three big trends that the P&N team is loving. And we are not the only ones, Robert Kaufman and Riley Blake also agree with […]

turnip darling…

Hi it’s Lauren. I wanted to share my first experience needle felting with you!! One of the best parts about working at Pins & Needles is that you can test out and essentially learn new crafts all of the time! Since working here I’ve added embroidery and jewelry making to my list of crafting skills. Next on my creative […]

in your stylish craft kit: Deborah Fisher

Hi – it’s Lauren and I am back with my monthly book review. This month I had an added bonus, I got to meet the author of the book I chose, Deborah Fisher! Her book is called Sew Fun. We had such a nice visit and took one look at the book and quickly asked Deborah […]