Pint Sized Pines! This may go more in the category of decorations than presents, but if you have an early December gift exchange or holiday party coming up, why not whip up these little guys? (Free pattern by Julia Tarsha.) You could make your own little forest, or give as gifts with your favorite bottle…read more
Flannel Baby Quilt! I don’t know about you, but there are a ton of new babies in my life this year! The little guys are fun to craft for, which inspired Gift Guide idea #4: a flannel baby quilt! Here’s how: Choose 1 1/4 yards of your two favorite flannels. We’ve got cotton flannels in…read more
THREADFOLLOWER KITS! Here’s a gift idea that will brighten up a few grey winter hours – Threadfollower’s stuffed animal hand-stitching kits! These kits are appropriate for kids (and adults!) 8 and up — our sample bunny was made by a nine-year-old with minimal sewing experience — and did we mention completely adorable? They contain everything…read more
JP Knit & Stitch *CRAFTY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE #1: MANOS MITTENS! Looking for a winter warm-up? Try making a pair of mittens with Manos Silk Blend yarn! Silk Blend is a lustrous 70/30 blend of wool and silk, so it’s warm and cozy while also being shiny and soft, and it comes in a range…read more
In honor of our super fun and super busy Flash Fabric sale last Saturday, we give you Rachel and her lovely twin quilts! We are inspired by her great fabrics + her fresh fabric choices!
Since we opened the shop, one of our most popular areas has been the kids corner, a play area with books, trains, and some entrancing magnetic toys. One of the comfy features of that corner has been a big, knitted poof. We decided it could use some freshening up, and used one of our new…read more
Have you met Christine? She is amazing. She is a long-time customer of ours and one of our favorite specimens…a sewer AND a knitter. And an embroider-er. We have showcased her many lovely projects before (including lots of lovely knitted and sewn garments for her daughter), but today we are showing off her bird wall…read more
Do you remember Capricia? She is a customer who knits AND sews so we love seeing what she’s working on. Winter time is all about headbands and hats, summer is all about sweet dresses. Here she is in her very own dress design that she draped using a dress form. When she bought the fabric…read more
Three beautiful summer-y projects for you: Luca’s Oliver + S dress she made for a small friend (yes, Luca attended our afterschool sewing club and now has a machine of her own)…we love, love, love the dog print, Jess’s Amy Butler hat made for her by her mother, and Judy’s inventive quilt. All so lovely.
Our two biggest beginning sewing classes are our 4 session tote bag class (students make totes and zippered pouches) and our ! Day Sewing Crash course (students make an envelope enclosure pillow case) have graduated many new sewers into the community. Here are a few of them. To register for September Beginning Sewing Tote Bag…read more