Category: inspiration

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 […]

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 […]

summer sewcial with dear stella…

The team at Pins & Needles always welcomes the opportunity to host a group of sewing and craft enthusiasts at the shop! Of course we jumped on the chance to have the girls (Jessica and Hayden) from the “Dear Stella” fabric company come stitch with us for an afternoon last week. We tossed around ideas […]

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 […]

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 […]