Category: crafts

monster madness…

Ever since I saw the little monster bag charms that Fendi introduced as a Holiday Capsule Collection I have been wanting to make my very own. They are calling these little furry characters “Buggies“. They look more like monsters than bugs to me, but they are such a fun way to add “style” to any […]

are you ready for halloween…

Are you ready for HALLOWEEN…have you started decorating, making your costume, getting creative with all the fun halloween inspired crafts you can do? Here is a peak at some of the Halloween stitching and crafting the team mat P&N has been busy with… Sugar Skull Garlands cover the ceiling in the boutique – – learn to […]

candy wrapper trick-or-treat bag d.i.y…

We are officially getting in the Halloween spirit at P&N…decorations are going up, our candy jar is filled with our favorite sweets and we have sewn up a new “Trick-or-Treat Bag” covered in candy wrappers. What’s more fun than a bag to carry all the “treats” you will be collecting on Halloween than one covered […]

the new p&n studio…

It has been an exciting few weeks for the team at Pins & Needles. We have been busy getting the NEW studio space all ready to open just in time to kick off our Fall 2014 Classes! The response has been so amazing and we are so incredibly grateful to all of our clients and […]

cupcake pin cushion d.i.y

We kicked our first week of classes off with our signature Cupcake Pin Cushion…it was a big hit! All the students will have their own personalized pin cushion to use all semester. Here is how to make your own…as all sewers know, a pin cushion is an essential sewing tool to have in your kit […]

customize your school notebook…

School may be in full swing but there is still time to get creative with your school supplies! Using some basic sewing and crafting supplies you can customize your notebook into a fun one-of-a-kind classroom essential. Here is how to make your own….   MATERIALS/TOOLS: – Felt in sheets measuring at least 12″X18″ as well as […]

dorm room decorating…

With summer coming to a close (well one more week) we are beginning to hear rumblings of “Back-To-School”. The P&N team has been brainstorming some fun projects we look forward to sharing in the coming weeks, but we recently have had a handful of clients stop by looking for materials and ideas for some dorm […]

summer sewcial with dear stella…

The team at Pins & Needles always welcomes the opportunity to host a group of sewing and craft enthusiasts at the shop! Of course we jumped on the chance to have the girls (Jessica and Hayden) from the “Dear Stella” fabric company come stitch with us for an afternoon last week. We tossed around ideas […]

put on a happy face…

Stitching up pillows is one of the most popular projects at P&N! They are simple to make and offer the students and clients a great opportunity to be super creative with their choice of fabrics and appliquéing and decorating the fronts. There have been pillows designed with over-sized initials, giant mustaches, silhouettes and even a […]

looking for some summer crafting ideas…

We hope that you are enjoying your summer! As many of us spend days at the beach, nights with friends and family we hope that you are finding time to do a little sewing and crafting…our mission is always to inspire you to get creative so if you are stumped for ideas here are just […]