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We carry a carefully selected range of fabrics with an emphasis on independent designers, organic fabrics, and Japanese imports. Some of the companies and designers that inspire us are Alexander Henry, Birch Organics, Heather Ross, and Nani Iro to name a few. We are constantly on the lookout for fresh, new sources for great fabric so check in often to see what’s new on our shelves.

At JP Knit & Stitch we love sewing patterns! We stock Oliver + S, Amy Butler, Colette, Heather Bailey, Anna Maria Horner, and more. We carry most of the basic sewing supplies such as scissors, tape measures, rotary cutters, pins, needles, thread, pin cushions, and cotton stuffing, along with some fun and hard to find items such as collar turners and bias tape makers. Come in and browse our ever-expanding collection of tools!

HAPPY SEWING!

See below for the latest fabric news...

We’re Back! + A Little Something New

[NOTE ABOUT PARKING: You are allowed to park in the CVS parking lot next door to our shop if you are a customer of JP Knit & Stitch. Also, please  check our homepage on our website -right here!-for the latest on shop closings, delayed openings, or class cancellations due to extreme winter weather.]

Well, we’ve had our snow day and dug ourselves out and we are back to business as usual. Luckily, that business is inspiring you with warm, woolie yarns and saturated, sunny fabrics. We’ve been getting some amazing inventory in (yes, we’re still getting our deliveries!) so here’s a sample of what you can see in the shop right now:

Malabrigo Rasta: After a long wait, Malabrigo Rasta is back in stock! This is our favorite super bulky. It’s 100% merino and hand dyed, and perfect for all sorts of cozy, bulky accessories. Keep an eye out for more colors as soon as they become available.

Cotton & Steel: As always, it’s worth the wait! We picked our favorite prints from Cotton & Steel’s second collection, which includes metallic canvas, buttery voile, and stunning soft double gauze. 

Doe by Carolyn Friedlander: We love this new collection. It’s perfect for quilting (and tops, and pockets, and bias tape); the low-volume prints play perfectly with our more gregarious prints. We’re finding that these fabrics are working their way into a ton of our projects.

Stop by, see it all in person, and be inspired!

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by craftygals

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New arrival: Nani Iro by Naomi Ito

It’s here! The fall/winter Nani Iro collection arrived just before this year’s Greater Boston Yarn Crawl. This is the perfect way to wrap up sundress season and welcome crisp fall weather: nine bolts of truly stunning double gauze! We’ll let the pictures speak for themselves and just say that you should really come see these in person.

The new collection incorporates the hand drawn and hand painted look you may have seen in previous Nani Iro fabrics, along with really fun touches like neons and metallic inks. And it’s all on double gauze, which is amazingly soft and light, lofty and cozy.

What to sew? With prints this spectacular, simplicity wins. Garments with just a few seam lines like the Staple Dress and Wiksten Tank, or scarves, blankets, and pillows that let the fabric sing (and are easy projects, too)!

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Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by craftygals

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