Category: kids/teens

pig and bunny pillow DIY…

A few months back, we were asked to host a birthday party for a student of ours and we had one particular request…the birthday girl LOVED pigs and wanted the party project to be something with a pig. The P&N team was up for the challenge and designed this adorable “Pig Pillow” exclusively for the […]

a sneak peak at my book…GIRL’S GUIDE TO DIY FASHION!

I am filled with so much EXCITEMENT that my book, A GIRL’S GUIDE TO DIY FASHION: Design and Sew 5 Complete Outfits will be available in three weeks!!! WOW! I cannot believe it! BUT you can PRE-ORDER your copy now through Pins & Needles (see button at bottom of post) or on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or directly […]

love is in the air…

LOVE IS IN THE AIR at Pins & Needles…the team has been busy stitching and crafting away getting ready for Valentine’s Day! We just had our annual “Kids Hearts & Crafts Workshop” this past weekend which was not without lots of Valentine’s Day creativity and fun… One of the projects we are most excited about […]

heart patchwork pillow diy…

Each semester the team at P&N plans for a simple and FUN pillow for our students! For this term our creation is a “Patchwork Heart Pillow”. Not only is it a great way to use up scraps it’s also perfect timing with Valentine’s Day around the corner – make one for your favorite Valentine! Here […]

winter gloves with a pop…

As the temperatures drop here in NYC, many of us have pulled out our hats, gloves, cowls…anything to keep us WARM! We have been having a lot of fun “making” our own chic winter accessories at P&N! We even brought back a favorite from last year – the “fun” mini appliqued gloves… They are so […]

“create” some holiday cheer…

You are invited to celebrate the holidays in the new Pins & Needles Studio…come join us on Saturday, December 6th for an afternoon of stitching and crafting! Join us anytime between 2pm – 5pm to make handmade ornaments, cards, wrapping paper and more! There will be sweet treats and lots of creative fun! This event is […]

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, […]