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COVID-19 Policies + Protocols For In-Person Classes:
  • As of April 18 2022, Masks are required for all students (covering mouth & nose). We are happy to provide a mask if you do not have one.
  • Proof of vaccination is not required to attend in-person classes and events.
  • Please sanitize your hands upon entry. Hand sanitizer is available at the door.
  • Practice social distancing and keep 6 feet between yourself and other students.
  • Classes are limited to no more than 7 people, including the instructor.
  • Students will be provided their own set of tools, unless indicated which are sanitized between every class session.
Virtual Classes:

  • You will be notified by email with directions on how to access your class. Please check your spam folder the day before class if you have not yet received an email.
Attendance Agreements:

  • You acknowledge that crafting often involves the use of electrical equipment, irons and sewing machines, as well as needles, scissors and rotary cutters and that the use of these tools include risks that can lead to injury. You agree to release and hold harmless Needles & Bolts, LLC its instructors and employees from any and all claims and liability related to any accident that may arise as a result of your or your child's participation in classes, workshops, or programs. You agree to first aid and/or medical treatment, should the need arise.
  • Each person who is planning to attend a class must purchase a seat.
  • Please be on time. We cannot accept students after 15 minutes of the start time of class. If you are later than 15 minutes and are not allowed into class, we cannot offer you a store credit or refund for the missed class.
Cancellations + Rescheduling:

  • We require 48 hours notice before the start of your class in order to receive a refund or store credit. Please note that we cannot offer a refund OR store credit if you are within the 48 hour time frame. If you need to cancel a class or switch a date and the 48 hour deadline has not passed, please email us at to do so and we are happy to help.
  • There are NO refunds or store credit given at any time for classes with out of town instructors and special guest instructors. Your seat may be transferred to a friend if you cannot attend.

  • Free street parking is available on Germantown Avenue, Carpenter Avenue and surrounding side streets. You may need to walk a bit to get to the shop, please be perepared.
Mass Transit

  • The SEPTA 23 bus from Market Street Station in Center City headed towards Chestnut Hill stops directly in front of Needles & Bolts.
Private/Group Lessons + Gift Cards:

  • Please email us at
  • If you have a gift card or store credit you would like to use to reserve your space, please email us at and we're happy to get you registered!
Privacy Policy:

  • We respect your privacy and do not share your information with 3rd parties. For complete details, read our full Privacy Policy.

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