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Sewing Season

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by craftygals

We’re taking a cue from yesterday’s 70 degree weather (what!) and thinking about spring sewing. There’s a series of fun, springy sewing classes coming up that are perfect for growing your crafting skills and your spring wardrobe. Our very next workshop, on April 27, is  Sewing with Knits: T-Shirt Workshop. Get comfortable with our awesome…read more

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Taylor's Custom Dress!

Be Inspired: Chambray

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by craftygals

We just got four soft, lovely bolts of cotton chambray from Robert Kaufman. This fabric needs to be felt to be believed; it’s lighter than denim without being sheer, perfect for spring and (dare I say it?!) summer tops and dresses.

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Chambray from Robert Kaufman

Springy New Yarns!

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by craftygals

With warmer weather just around the corner, we decided to add some new and new-to-us yarns this spring! Berroco Remix is an aran/worsted weight blend of nylon, cotton, acrylic, and silk. This yarn is a fantastic value, and perfect for cozy–but not too hot–cardigans. We love the sea-swept colors and surprising softness of this yarn!…read more

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Berroco Remix

Inspired Knitting + Quilting

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by craftygals

Thanks to our guests and all our JP Knit & Stitch community who came out for the Toil & Trouble trunk show and workshop on Saturday and the Quilting with a Modern Slant panel discussion and book signing on Sunday. We are always so inspired to welcome such accomplished makers into our shop and to…read more

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Something to Knit, Something to Sew

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by craftygals

And, of course, lots of things to inspire! It’s Week 3 of our birthday month and we’re so excited about the upcoming weekend. Toil & Trouble’s Trunk Show is this Saturday! Stick around after for Introduction to Shawl Design with dyer Ana. Space is limited, so sign up ahead of time! Sunday is quilt day,…read more

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Thank you!!!!

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by craftygals

We can’t thank everyone enough for the outpouring of birthday wishes on Saturday. Was it the champagne (from our lovely neighbors down the street at StreetCar Wines)? Was it the delicious cupcakes (from our crafty in-a-foodie-sort-of-way neighbors across the street, Quesqueya Bakery)? Was it the raffle (stay tuned for our winners!)? the Customer slideshow? Whatever…read more

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champagne

March 3rd Anniversary Events

Posted on February 15th, 2014 by craftygals

We can’t believe it’s been three years! To show our thanks and gratitude to all of you for a wonderful three crafty years, we have put together a month long series of events starting with our second annual Customer Appreciation Party. Join us in Saturday March 1st for champagne mimosas, customer slideshow, raffle, cupcakes…it’s our…read more

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More Winter Weather!

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by craftygals

In spite of winter weather, we will be open our normal hours tonight (until 8pm)! Stop by if you need some snowy night crafting supplies. Due to the surprising amount of snow, however, we have had to cancel all Knit & Stitch classes for today/tonight. Stay warm and stay crafty!  

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March Classes and Small Changes

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by craftygals

We can’t believe how quickly 2014 is already speeding by! We’re getting ready for our third anniversary this March with a bunch of events, workshops (like Sock and Cable knitting), new merchandise, and, of course, our annual sale. Keep an eye on our website and in the shop for more details soon, and keep your…read more

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Winter Olympics! Valentine’s Day!

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by craftygals

We have two great workshops lined up to celebrate February in all its glory (well, among lots of other great classes!). The Winter Olympics just started in Sochi and we are thrilled to combine our love for Winter in all its glory and the knitting technique known as Colorwork in all its glory along with our…read more

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