Sewing Archive

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

JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #19

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by craftygals

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

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The JPKS Sewing Kit!

JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #15 + 16

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by craftygals

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

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Sublime Stitching Embroidery Kit

Bird Wall

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by craftygals

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

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Thank You to Our Campers!

Posted on August 31st, 2013 by craftygals

Our last session of Summer Kids Camp wrapped up yesterday, and it’s been an absolute blast! Our campers turned old clothes into awesome new clothes (and toy pandas!), dyed yarn, made drop spindles and spun yarn, felted wool, knitted (of course!), embroidered shoes and made friendship bracelets. We want to thank each of our campers…read more

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Fantastic Fabrics

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by craftygals

We’ve got new fabrics from Nani Iro and Cloud9  to get you through the last bit of summer sewing (and get you in the mood for fall sewing)! From Nani Iro, we’ve got sweet, painterly, super soft cottons. These really have to be seen in person; there are gorgeous, subtle moments in all the prints…read more

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