We had such fun last night celebrating the first pattern release from Blueprintsforsewing, the Cabin shirt + shift. See below all the version – present and future!
It’s December 1st, and it’s time to start thinking about presents (if you haven’t already). JP Knit & Stitch is here with crafty inspiration, whether the people on your list are makers too, or all about a final product. Here are our favorite gift ideas this week. We love kits, and the embroidered pendants…read more
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
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.
Promises, Promises! Today is the last day JP Knit & Stitch will be open before Christmas! (Don’t worry; we’ll be open on Saturday and Sunday, December 28th and 29th, so you can bring by all your visiting relatives.) And there’s only a couple of crafting (and wrapping, and baking, and traveling, and eating) days left…read more
JP Knit & Stitch Sewing Kit We’ve been working on something very special for a while now: a special, custom sewing kit just for JP Knit & Stitch. It has all the things a new–or not so new–sewer needs: measuring tape needles pins pin cushion seam gauge seam ripper tailor’s chalk thimbles and a thread…read more
Embroidery Kit + Something Embroidered Is your intended gift recipient also crafty? How about a perfectly contained La Petite Embroidery Kit from Sublime Stitching? The kit comes with a pattern, embroidery instructions, needles, thread, a hoop, and embroidery scissors. All that the new embroiderer needs is something to embroidery on! (How about towels or an…read more
Bow Ties for you Dapper Dude! This is a sweet and simple idea for the guys on your gift list: bow ties! Use our voile or quilting cotton to stitch up a variety of bow ties in just the right shades, or one in the perfect print. There are many tutorials for this project, but…read more
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