Category: events

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 […]

summer vacation and happy 4th…

  The team at Pins & Needles will be taking a little break from blogging to enjoy the 4th of July holiday and the fun of summer with our family and friends. We will be back posting on Thursday, July 24th. We hope you have some fun plans as well! Please note our summer schedule […]

handmade gift ideas for dad…

Father’s Day is around the corner and there is just enough time to make a gift! At P&N a handmade gift is always our “gift of choice” and hope you are inspired by some of the projects we share here to get creative and make yours! An apron is a quick and easy project to whip up […]

highlights from spring quilt market…

Twice a year anyone that has anything to do with quilting and home sewing gather together to check out all the new fabric, thread and other goodies that will be available in the coming months. It is a mix of fabric and notion manufacturers small and big, craft book publishers, pattern designers and of course sewing […]

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 […]

Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend and nothing says “I Love You Mom“, like something handmade from the heart! There are countless things that you can make for mom, and we have rounded up some of our favorite old and new projects that we hope inspire you to make your gift this year! Always at […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pins & Needles Spring Break Camp & upcoming events!

It is hard to believe that with all of the snow we’ve been getting, it is actually almost SPRING!! In addition to the nice weather we are looking forward to, we also have tons of great things in store at Pins & Needles! First up, is our annual SPRING BREAK CAMP! Our mini sewing and crafting camp […]