Category: inspiration

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY weekend…

Pins & Needles would like to wish all of the fathers out there a HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!! Here’s hoping that you recieve a ton of hand made gifts from the heart!! Here are some of our favorite past projects to help inspire you to make the perfect gift for your perfect dad! …& don’t forget […]

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 […]

What’s Cookin’?

The moment the new Snappy Snacks fabric from Alexander Henry arrived we all started thinking about what to make with it! Lucky for us, Snappy Snacks arrived in the shop just in time for BBQ season! With the summer comes lots of grilling and you can’t grill without an apron – right? This fabric seemed to be […]

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 […]

P&N on martha stewart…

    A few weeks back many of you may remember me sharing about my experience as a guest on Martha Stewart Radio, Martha Live on Sirius XM. I had the opportunity to chat with one of the most creative gals I know – Darcy Miller, Editorial Director of Martha Stewart Weddings and the one and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

a simple tea cup pin cushion for mother’s day…

We will soon be paying tribute to all the mothers in the world and there is no better way to celebrate than with a gift you have made yourself – well for the P&N team that really goes for all holidays and celebrations. We think it is the best kind of gift! It is always […]

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 […]