Tag Archives: DIY

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 […]

curious jane is coming to P&N…

Let’s empower girl’s to get CREATIVE!!! Join us for an exciting FREE workshop P&N is hosting with our friends from CURIOUS JANE! The CJ team has a growing community of inquisitive, confident girls who like to make things! Check out their website to learn more here. They have created exclusive creative kits and their magazine Curious Jane Magazine […]

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 […]

p&n advent calendar diy…

Holiday planning, shopping, decorating, crafting and more is in full swing! One of the best parts of the holidays and often the moments that we remember most are not only the days of Christmas or Chanukah, it’s all the preparation leading up to them. This time of year always reminds of our personal memories of the days […]

let’s create and celebrate!

Come join the Pins & Needles team to celebrate the holidays! We are hosting our 2nd Annual Creative  Holiday DIY Event on Saturday, December 5th. It’s an afternoon of stitching and crafting! Stop by the studio anytime between 2:30pm – 5:30pm to make handmade ornaments, cards, wrapping paper and more! There will be sweet treats and lots […]

stuffed turkey diy…

We are beginning to feel the excitement brewing for the holidays and first up is Thanksgiving! There are so many ways to get creative and make things for the holidays and the P&N team never misses the opportunity to get stitching to celebrate! We were recently reminded of a project we presented last year…our Stuffed […]

denim suede fringe zipper pouch diy

The team at C&T Publishing, publishers of my book, Girl’s Guide to DIY Fashion asked all of it’s authors to put together a fun and creative DIY to help celebrate National Sewing Month that would be posted on their site. I decided to design a DIY based on the the Pretty Pencil Case from the book’s […]

back-to-school notebook cover diy…workshop at the Cooper Hewitt Museum

I can fondly remember that buying my school supplies was a really big deal – – I always loved getting a new notebook, new pens, a new pencil case – you name it. How about you? Now that I spend most of my days surrounded by the most creative community (lucky me) – – the […]