Category: sewing

kids summer sewing…

Do you have a budding fashionista or a child who just LOVES being creative and sewing?  Join us at the Pins & Needles Studio for a summer full of creativity! Our summer camps and workshops focus on the fundamentals of sewing and creative expression. Elements of the fashion design process are included as well as […]

a year since the GIRL’S GUIDE TO DIY FASHION launched…

I can’t believe it has been a year since the official launch of my book…Girl’s Guide to DIY Fashion: 5 Outfits to Design & Sew…how quickly time goes by and what an amazing year it has been and continues to be. It may have launched last May, but the support and excitement continued well beyond […]

more handmade gifts 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 – as we often say for all holidays and celebrations – – we think it is the best kind of gift! It has become a tradition […]

a handmade mother’s day…

With Mother’s Day around the corner it’s time to start thinking about what the best way to tell your “MOM” I love you – we think you will agree that the best gifts are always those that are handmade especially for MOM!! A simple and quick gift using a little felt, glue, thread and a […]

kids spring sewing project preview…

We are “sew” excited to be kicking off our first week of our Children/Teen Sewing Classes this week. Everyone is back from Spring Break and ready to get stitching!! Here is a preview of some of the exciting projects we have in store for our fabulously creative community this semester! Key Fobs and Bag Charms […]

get stitching for Easter…

Looking for a creative way to get stitching for the holidays…of course as it is with all of the holidays there are endless ways to do so…from sweet gifts, decor or just expressions of the particular holiday. Our animal pillows have become a signature at P&N and one of the favorites is the bunny! With […]

tooth fairy pillow d.i.y…

When I was little, my mom made me a special pillow to leave for the tooth fairy…I wish I had a photo, but I can remember it was a purple fabric heart with eyelet trim and a small little pocket in the back for my tooth! It meant a lot to me – – it was […]

what’s better than BOWS…

We have been getting a lot of requests for creative materials and projects with bows…fabric with bows on it, adding bows to projects, pretty ribbon to tie bows and more. We know “BOWS” are trendy in fashion, but they are also a favorite at Pins & Needles! Since bows seem to be top of mind […]

valentine’s day inspiration…

It is February so LOVE IS IN THE AIR at Pins & Needles…the team has been busy stitching and crafting away getting ready for Valentine’s Day! Like many of you, we just LOVE to get creative for this sweet holiday – from handmade cards to gifts, decorations and more. Here are some of our favorites […]

Bring-A-Friend Sewing Saturday!

It’s more fun to sew with your friends! We have been so lucky at Pins & Needles to have such a growing and excited community of kids that want to learn to sew! To encourage more sewing and creativity we are hosting a special event inviting our P&N Stitchers to share the special sewing experience […]