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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 […]

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 […]

pins & needles is getting bigger…

We have some very exciting news to share…Pins & Needles is getting bigger! Yes, after three and a half years, the team is so pleased to announce we are expanding. We are taking over the space next door and adding more creative studio space! Now we will be able to accomodate more classes and students […]

put on a happy face…

Stitching up pillows is one of the most popular projects at P&N! They are simple to make and offer the students and clients a great opportunity to be super creative with their choice of fabrics and appliquéing and decorating the fronts. There have been pillows designed with over-sized initials, giant mustaches, silhouettes and even a […]

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 […]

summer vacation and happy 4th…

  The team at Pins & Needles will be taking a little break from blogging to enjoy the 4th of July holiday and the fun of summer with our family and friends. We will be back posting on Thursday, July 24th. We hope you have some fun plans as well! Please note our summer schedule […]

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 […]

chic summer flip flop diy…

With tempuratures rising and summer in full swing it seems everyone’s go to shoes are flip-flops. Take your basic flip-flop and turn it into a fun chic sandal with some scraps, a few rhinestones and a glue gun! Check out the how-to for you to create your own! MATERIALS/TOOLS: Pair of plain flip flops Fabric […]

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 […]

spring semester 2014: a look back…

Another semester has come and gone! As always we are blown away by what our students sitch up and even more how they individualize it with their personal style! We are so proud of ALL our students as they continue to be super sewing stars! It is always so inspiring how the students match and […]