02 May #MeMadeMay & JP Knit & Stitch

It’s Me Made May guys [photos here are all from Me Made May 2015] and we’d like you to join us! We’ve all been getting excited for spring sewing season here in the shop—eyeing the patterns and fabric that are begging to be paired together and thinking about what creative sewing challenges we’ll set for ourselves. Read about our Me Made...

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01 Dec Time to Start Holiday Shopping…and Making!

  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 from Red Gate Stitchery are super chic....

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Taylor's Custom Dress!

15 Apr Sewing Season

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 printed and solid knit fabrics to...

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Chambray from Robert Kaufman

02 Apr Be Inspired: Chambray

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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Manos sweater pattern and Silk Blend

22 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #22

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 before the holiday! So what do...

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The JPKS Sewing Kit!

19 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #19

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 braid The best part is that the kit contains a wonderful, illustrated booklet full or tips,...

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Sublime Stitching Embroidery Kit

16 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #15 + 16

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 apron, also from Sublime Stitching and...

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bow ties

03 Dec JPK&S Crafty Holiday Gift Guide #3

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 we like this one. If your fellow...

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