BeforeDuringAfterYes, the build out of JP Knit & Stitch is complete. Yay! Now, the fun part begins. We (I mean Tony and Antonio) moved all our inventory up from the basement and we are hard at work loading shelves and learning our inventory management system. It is clear to us now that we were crazy to think we...

We have said many times on this blog that we feel very lucky to work with such amazing people. We are now in the final stages of the build out of the store and we couldn't have got to this point without the hard work and dedication of Greg + Tim + Tony (Hurley-Testa Construction). They came in on Saturday...

We're going backwards here at the JP Knit & Stitch blog. We started blogging a bit late in the building process so we are working hard to catch up. We're sure you must be getting a little tired of all the building pics, but we love them and soon enough we are hoping to transition to a blog devoted...

We have been posting views of the build out of JP Knit & Stitch over the last few weeks, now we want to devote this post to the person who has made it all possible...

Greg and Timmy from Hurley-Testa discussing how they are going to enclose and electrify the pole in the sewing area. They are standing at the very edge of the area, next to the built in ironing board (all sewers know that one cannot sew without an iron). Here you can see the ironing area leading into the work space...

When we first looked at this space last summer, one of the reasons we choose it (apart from it's great size + location) was because we fell in love with the huge windows overlooking Centre Street. As soon as we walked in we looked at each other and the huge windows and had the same thought: perfect for knitting circles,...

As promised, some photos of the yarn wall build out. Here is the bare wall with just the tape to indicate where the yarn cubbies are going. The yarn wall with the vertical slats installed. Each jut out along the wall creates a discrete yarn alcove. In each alcove is a countertop...

When is JP Knit & Stitch opening? Here it is, straight from the source (Greg Testa and Tim Hurley from the amazing Hurley/Testa construction...