Category: kids/teens

new fabric, new books and more…

Lots of new fabrics, notions, books, kits and more continue to arrive at the shop…here is a quick peak at some of the most recent highlights! You may find yourself inspired to start thinking about your holiday gift giving! Ann Kelle’s fabric designs for Robert Kaufman are one of our favorites at P&N…it is always hard […]

a big announcement…rachel’s first book

We have a really BIG announcement! Rachel Low, the founder and creator of the Pins & Needles boutique and studio has a book being released in the Spring 2015 – March. We have been hush hush about it until now since there was a lot of work going on behind the scenes and now we […]

bats, ghosts and monsters…oh my!

It’s been spooky here at Pins & Needles! Halloween is almost here and we’ve been decorating up a storm. You’ve seen the spider webs, spooky silhouettes and sugar skulls…now we have these adorable finger puppets. Clarence the Bat and Haunter the Ghost. Boooooo!! This Saturday, October 25th, join us to create your own Halloween companion […]

fall class project preview…

To kick off our first day of classes today, here is a preview of the projects that our students will be working on! The P&N team spends a lot of time leading up to each semester designing each project – – we brainstorm as a team, take ideas from our students, look at the season’s trends, […]

customize your school notebook…

School may be in full swing but there is still time to get creative with your school supplies! Using some basic sewing and crafting supplies you can customize your notebook into a fun one-of-a-kind classroom essential. Here is how to make your own….   MATERIALS/TOOLS: – Felt in sheets measuring at least 12″X18″ as well as […]

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 […]

P&N’s first student fashion show…

We are so proud and excited to share the first fashion show a group of our students put on for their last day of class! The girls came to us and asked if they could use the P&N space to host the event and we jumped on the chance to be a part of it!Not […]

ready for sewing camp…

Pins & Needles’ Summer Camps officially started last week with our Sewing Boot Camp where the students made tote bags, pajama shorts, zipper pouches and more. Today marks the beginning of our week long mini sewing and crafting camps! We have so many great projects planned. First up is the patchwork ‘Memo Board’ – a project we found in […]

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 […]