We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Alexis Agbay, JP Knit & Stitch sewing teacher extra-ordinaire. See HERE for more info about Me Made May and ways YOU can join in the fun. Mark your...

We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Crista Jaeckel, JP Knit & Stitch kids sewing teacher (Crista is pretty much our most loving and patient sewist so this is a very good...

We are celebrating Me Made May all month long! Each week Kate Herron, JPK&S sewing and embroidery teacher, will interview one of our sewing teachers about their Me Made May makes. This week we check in with Taylor McVay, founder of the indie pattern company, Blueprints for Sewing. See HERE for more info about Me Made May and ways YOU can join in...

It’s Me Made May guys [photos here are all from Me Made May 2015] and we’d like you to join us! We’ve all been getting excited for spring sewing season here in the shop—eyeing the patterns and fabric that are begging to be paired together and thinking about what creative sewing challenges we’ll set for ourselves. Read about our Me Made...

Five years ago this month, Jennifer, Pat, and I were getting ready to open the doors on a new business called JP Knit & Stitch. It had been over a year since we had decided to embark on this journey together. We signed the lease on 461 Centre Street in September of 2010.  We had been working on the business...

Next up on our tour of JPK&S staffer #wip (works in progress) is Kate Noe. Kate works in the shop on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Sundays. She is a pattern detective, a serial projecter, an enthusiastic supporter of any project you are working on, and a passionate crafter. Here's a peak at her #w(s)ip: I've often heard there are two...

It’s knitting season! I am celebrating this wonderful time of year by knitting myself a pair of gloves. You know, so they can be done the moment it starts warming up. The popular mentality for using “need” as a motivator to knit something doesn’t really work for me because I am one of the many slow knitters out there. Despite all...

Hmmmm. So the thing about mittens (and socks and sleeves) is that there are TWO of them. Does anyone remember the limited edition sock project bag we carried deigned by Taylor that was a play on the René Magritte painting, La trahison des images (Ceci n’est pas une pipe) (The Treachery of Images [This is Not a Pipe]) - we...

We are so excited to launch our winter KnitAlong! All the details and dates are on our event page HERE. This time we are introducing a new and super fun for us component to the KAL - our very own JPK&S curated yarn bundles. These 6 glorious color ways are in Dirty Water Dye Works gradient bundles specially paired with...

Hey there. We are so happy to be back and into the New Year 2016! Hope all had a terrific holiday! I know for us in the shop, January brings with it a whole new crafting energy. People seem ready to embrace their own crafting practice after weeks and months of holiday gift crafting and giving. It's the time to...