Category: fabric

bunny candy bags diy…

We may just be in the middle of March…but Easter is just a few weeks away so we wanted to get some Easter Holiday inspiration going and share one our favorite Easter DIYs – – these adorable bunny candy bags! Not only can they hold big bright jelly beans and other Easter candy, they double as […]

Bow Clutch DIY…

Not only are “BOWS” trendy in fashion, they are also a favorite at Pins & Needles! From using it as an applique on a sweatshirt to adding one as a finishing touch to a purse to stitching a giant one onto the front of a pillow (which one of students just did this week) – […]

sweatshirt upcycle diy…

Many months back I had picked up an over-sized sweatshirt that I had been inspired to “up-cycle” – – well I actually have a lot of “up-cycle” projects on my list but this one moved to the top of the list since I also thought it would make a great project for the Fall Class […]

the good witch and bad witch…

Not only does October remind us that Fall is officially here…it means that Halloween is around the corner. Halloween is a favorite holiday at P&N…well we love all the holidays especially since it is always the perfect opportunity to be creative with everything from decor to gifts to costumes and more. Last Halloween one of the […]

more new fabrics!

More new fabrics arrived this week… We’re loving Joel Dewberry’s Home Decor Fabrics from his Birch Farms Collection. The Antler Damask is soooo fun! We also got the Indigo Swarm print from Tula Pink’s Moonshine Collection. Heather Bailey has done a really vibrant collection of voile and rayon fabric called Momentum. They are all incredibly chic […]

more new fabric…

Although we are sad to say goodbye to summer, we’re really looking forward to the coming of Fall! It is hard not to start thinking about the new season when all the new Fall fabrics, patterns, kits and more start to arrive. Last week we shared about some of the exciting new collections that came […]

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 […]

new fabrics and new patterns…

There have been a lot of packages being dropped off at the shop the past few weeks…whenever the boxes arrive it is like Christmas – – we can’t wait to get the box open and see what is inside – and yes, most often it is new fabric! So today we wanted to give you […]

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 […]