Category: fabric

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

fun with faux fur…

Each semester of our kids classes there is a fabric, project or pattern that we are inspired by. This semester that fabric is FAUX FUR!! Every winter we like to do something with faux fur and it is especially appropriate this winter with the frigid temperatures and snow we have been experiencing. Last year we […]

new fabrics…

The New Year brings many things: new classes, new projects, new inspirations, new trends and most exciting – NEW FABRICS!! What would any of those be without them? We have been getting in all kinds of sewing and crafting goodies for 2014 and we wanted to share some of the fabrics that are topping our […]