Category: gift guide

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 […]

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 […]

turnip darling…

Hi it’s Lauren. I wanted to share my first experience needle felting with you!! One of the best parts about working at Pins & Needles is that you can test out and essentially learn new crafts all of the time! Since working here I’ve added embroidery and jewelry making to my list of crafting skills. Next on my creative […]

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 […]

hearts & crafts…

Valentine’s Day is just one of the many holidays that gets us incredibly excited to do what we do best here at Pins & Needles…sew & craft! This past weekend we hosted an afternoon of HEARTS & CRAFTS! …and of course hot chocolate & cupcakes!! In the workshop students were invited to create unique  handmade Valentine’s […]

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 […]

Super-Cute Felt Animals…

Each day we get in new fabrics, notions, gifts and books.  Some times it  is difficult to really get to look at and explore each new item.  One of my personal goals for 2014 is to do just that! Lucky for me, Super-Cute Felt Animals: 35 delightfully dainty projects to stitch by Laura Howard, arrived the other […]

happy holidays!

Time is flying by – Christmas is less than one week away!! I’m sure some of you are good little elves who do a little shopping and crafting all year long to avoid that last minute cram, but if you’re like me, you’re scrambling to get it all done in time. Thankfully I have Pins & Needles […]