Thanks to Cynthia from Threadfollower for making the trip up from Providence to lead a workshop in her amazing + adorable kits. We had such fun with her and are very grateful that all that creativity lives just a short way away from us. Can’t wait to get her back sometime soon. Thank you Cynthia…read more
Just before we closed for the holidays, we ushered in another batch of quilters into the world. Well, Eva did anyway! The JP Knit & Stitch Beginning Quilting class has been one of our most popular offerings. We consistently fill this class (in fact, our next session has only two spots left) and so we…read more
We are always so satisfied when we graduate new knitters into the world (especially with completed projects!). Meet Rachel. She took Nancy’s Beginning Knitting class on Wednesday mornings. Et viola! Four sessions later a lovely Manos Cowl. Happy Knitting, Rachel!
We held another session of Nancy’s Wet Felting Workshop this afternoon. This is a perenial favorite which we’ll be sure to have again! Seven students spent the class playing with a mountain of gorgeous fiber, arranging colors and textures into their own felted fabric. Check out the action shots below. UPDATE: We’ve added another session…read more
This summer, we’re celebrating the Olympics with our own Summer Stitching Games. This is a great opprotunity to pick up a new skill on a quick but challenging project. You can sign up for the Summer Stitching Games–for a materials discount and access to fun events here. One of the most fun–and daunting–things about an…read more
JP Knit & Stitch recently hosted a very crafty wedding party. Organized by the sister of the bride (Kerstin) and led by our own Eva, all of the bridesmaids made pillows as a very special hand made gift to commemorate a summer Boston wedding. Congrats to Anna-Lisa and her friends and family!
Congrats to Jeanne’s students for sewing up a storm during the June Children’s Workshop. The outfits that came out of the class are beyond adorable!
We ushered in a few new Crepe dresses last week. Here’s what Carrie had to say about making the Crepe Dress in Jeanne’s class: “I did end up wearing it to a wedding on Sunday, and it was perfect. For the record heat Chicago was having, I was comfortable, danced a whole bunch, and loved…read more
We do a lot of private classes at JP Knit & Stitch. Sometimes people just can’t make group class fit their schedule and feel like they need a little extra help and attention. We are always happy to oblige! See Amy below and the fruits of her few hours with Taylor. Voila, a completed Lisette…read more
A BIG thanks to Kristin Nicholas who came last weekend and inspired us with her talks and workshops on color and technique. Kristin is a fabulous and engaging speaker, and her Friday evening talk kept us riveted the entire evening. We learned about how she uses nature and her farm as inspirations for her colorful…read more