Category: sewing

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 […]

“hot” turban head wrap DIY

As the summer weather heats up it seems that everyone is always looking for a way to avoid a bad hair day, beat the hot temperatures and look fabulous at the same time! We think the perfect solution is a chic summer hair accessory that you have made! Today we share how you can make a […]

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 […]

summer eyeglasses case D.I.Y

I don’t know about you, but I am constantly either leaving my glasses somewhere or rummaging through my bag looking for them – especially my sunglasses! To help make sure I know where my glasses are I decided to make a special case for them. Not just your basic one – I wanted it to […]

highlights from spring quilt market…

Twice a year anyone that has anything to do with quilting and home sewing gather together to check out all the new fabric, thread and other goodies that will be available in the coming months. It is a mix of fabric and notion manufacturers small and big, craft book publishers, pattern designers and of course sewing […]

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 […]

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 […]

handmade jewelry for spring…

We have been a getting a glimpse of real Spring weather here in NYC – there is nothing better than seeing everything blooming in Central Park, everyone bike riding and doing other outdoor activities that they love! I know for me with a new season especially Spring I like to add a few key items […]

martha stewart radio and mother’s day…

Recently I had the INCREDIBLE thrill of going on Martha Stewart’s radio show Martha Live, on Sirius XM Stars Channel 106. Not only did I get to talk to the talented Darcy Miller, Editorial Director of Martha Stewart Weddings, I also had the opportunity to talk with Martha! WOW! An experience I will definitely never […]