Category: embroidery

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 […]

colleen’s sugar skull d.i.y…

There has been a lot NEW at P&N…a new studio, new classes, new fabric and new additions to the team! Today we wanted to introduce our new Boutique Manager…Colleen DeGregory. Not only has she quickly become a “STAR” manager she is incredibly creative and passionate about stitching and modern crafts which makes her a perfect […]

in your stylish craft kit: alyssa thomas

This month our featured guest for the “In your stylish craft kit!” is Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa is an illustrator, embroidery artist, fabric designer and most recently an author of her first craft book  Sew & Stitch Embroidery which you may remember Lauren reviewed a few weeks back when she stitched the shoe bag project. It is Alyssa’s […]

sew & stitch embroidery

Hi, it’s Lauren and I’m back with a book review! I am sure you will love the book I have chosen – Sew & Stitch Embroidery, by Alyssa Thomas. Plus, I wanted to get you excited because at the end of May we will be hosting a trunk show with a selection of finished projects from the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

dream a little dream…

When it comes to snow days there are two types of people: those who sleep in all day cuddled in their beds dreaming of the beach and sunny summer weather, and those who use the time to get things done – – cleaning, cooking and if you are like the team at Pins & Needles SEWING […]

lauren’s diy pocket pillow…

Hi it’s Lauren and I’m back with my monthly D.I.Y for February. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there are about 100 things that I’d just LOVE to make!! I’ve narrowed my list down a bit and this project was at the very top of my list! There is nothing more special than a handmade Valentine…note to […]