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!
In honor of our full slate of Fall class offerings (see our classes page), we are debuting the first in an occasional series of crafter interviews. Our first subject is our most accomplished product of our Afterschool Knitting Club. Meet Virginia Durcan. We call her Ginny. This is her crafting story: JPK&S: How long have…read more
Meet Kimberly. She is an amazing sewer (though she doesn’t think so…). She makes all sorts of lovely little dresses for her inspiration: her granddaughter, Zaria (ZeZe for short). We are so inspired by Kimberly’s sewing, her color and pattern choices, and her productivity! Kimberley creations are always full of the details that make a…read more
We are looking forward to a New Year 2013 full of beautiful yarns, gorgeous fabrics, and lots and lots of great supplies + notions + books to inspire you in your next creative project. We have posted great classes for January, and are welcoming two new teachers and three new classes to our rooster: Winter…read more
I absolutely adore the Big Snowy Owl over at Purl, but wanted to make a present for my niece who lives with her parents and two dogs in 450 NYC square feet. The solution: a tiny version! Knit with MadelineTosh Vintage on size 4 needles, and slightly modified to suit her little shape, this owl…read more
Our Crafty Gift Idea #16 comes to us complements of the very crafty Jennifer Clark. Full time teacher, full time mother of two sweet little girls (as well as two of the four legged variety), she has still found the time for a handmade holiday. She says she will be taking a break from sewing…read more
We are so excited to introduce our newest item: kits from Threadfollower. These little boxes contain everything you need–except scissors–to cut out and sew up a miniature critter. This crafty gift idea is a two in one! You can stitch up a bird ornament or a tiny cat for someone (or everyone) on your list, but…read more
We love this hat. We love it so much we have a sample made up in the exact color from the cover of the book. This post is actually a two gifts in one idea: you can get the book, More Last Minute Knitted Gifts, by Joelle Hoverson, for yourself and then you can use…read more
Nothing says Fall like a little apple picking. Here’s a lovely photo of Lucy and James wearing their version of the O + S Sailboat Shirt in soft cord and flannel with happy mama Laura. So autumnal!
Christine is one of our favorite sorts of customer: the crafty + prolific knitter AND sewer. Here’s a re-cap of her summer projects. She just about bought us out of embroidery hoops for her latest project: decorating the wall out side her crafting room. The theme is birds and we just can’t wait for our…read more