The Essential Craft Directory

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Whether you’re looking for a craft shop in your area or an online store to purchase new products and equipment in order to pursue your favourite hobby, The Essential Craft Directory can help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Choose from our many recommended craft retailers and click through to find out just what they have to offer.

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Club Inspire

Club Inspire is an exclusive members-only club from Crafter’s Companion that is completely free to join and enables you to enjoy many exciting benefits, such as an automatic discount of at least 5% on all items on both the Crafter’s Companion and Beader’s Companion websites - plus the more you spend, the more you save! Plus you'll get access to free downloads and projects, exclusive offers and Sara Davies' personal blog!

Address:

Online Only

Tel: 0845 296 0042

One Stop Craft Shop Ltd

Shop online 24/7 or in our showroom every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 11am and 3pm.We have a huge range of cardmaking and scrapbooking supplies including ribbon, buttons, decoupage, toppers, paper, card and blank cards and envelopes. We also stock home decor products such as papier mache and wooden shapes and letters, stencils, paint and decoupage paper.
Showroom open Tues-Thurs 11am - 3pm

Address:

Colts Holm Road, Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5QD

Tel: 01908 227001

Craft Creations

The place to buy all of your card making supplies. Our huge ranges of card blanks, die-cuts, découpage and topper sheets are all made by us here in the UK. Try our brand new Sally Moret designer packs; these lovely designs come in a fabulous selection of plain, patterned, floral and striped papers & card, along with beautiful sticky labels and die-cut sheets of handbags, shoes, flowers and butterflies.

Address:

Craft Creations Ltd, Ingersoll House, Delamare Road, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire EN8 9HD

Tel: 01992 781900

Dottie4Crafts

We specialise in our own handmade die cut shapes, flowers and shaker boxes, all are complete and ready for you to embellish your projects. The die cut shapes cover a vast array of designs and most can be adapted to suit your needs. Some of our other products include beautiful good quality Mulberry Paper Flowers, ribbons, buttons and embellishments plus lots more crafty goodies. Items are all in stock and we offer a speedy friendly service. We will give you 10% discount off your first order to get you started use code FIRST10 at the checkout (please register first before using the code) Postage only £1.40 free for orders over £8

Address:

Online orders only

Attica

If you're looking for the best yarn prices and excellent quality service, then you've come to the right place - attica yarns. Our prices are consistently low, we don't reduce prices on a weekly offer basis and you pay the same low price even if you want just one ball.

Address:

Unit 10b, Top Land Country Business Park, Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 5RW

Tel: 01422 884885

Inspirations

Visit our 10,000 sq ft, award winning retail superstore, based in Preston, Lancashire. We stock papercrafts galore, scrapbooking and hobbies/gifts along with all your favourite brands. Regular workshops and demos are also held here.

Address:

The Capitol Centre,
Winery Lane,
Preston, Lancashire,
PR5 4AW

Tel: 01772 880852

Daylight

Daylight Company Official Site. daylight™ table and floor lamps reduce eye-strain and give you the best colour matching so you can read, cross stitch, paint and much more.

Address: Online orders only

Tel: 020 8964 1200

Crafty-nook

This award-winning arts and crafts stall in Durham Indoor Market is a treasure trove of materials, kits and products to delight and excite any crafter. Crafty Nook Craft Classes Held every 10 days approx (not bank holidays) within the market at Cafe Cenno, located upstairs. 5pm to 8pm. £7.50, 10% Discount on Crafty Nook purchases on night. Contact Susan for details Open 9am to 4.30pm, 6 days a week

Address:

Unit 27, Durham Indoor Market, Durham, DH1 3NJ

Tel: 0191 374 0877

Foresight LED Illuminating Crafting Glasses

Light up your detailed work and put daylight quality light right where you need it! Perfect for Cross Stitch, Crafting, Model Making and Reading in Bed. Hands free light with added x1, x2 or x3 magnification from these high quality lenses and frames. Available in Black, Glitzy Pink, Tortoise Shell or Dusky Pink. Also Clip-On lights for prescription glasses. Complete with case and free extra set of batteries. Just £14.99 inc. UK delivery.

Address:

Order on-line or by the Freephone number below

Tel: FREEPHONE 0800 228 9745

Love thy Thread

Love thy Thread is a UK business founded in 2012 selling cross stitch worldwide. We have a growing collection of cross stitch charts for all levels of experience, with new ranges being updated weekly. We believe that our growing success is due to our commitment to our customers, and going that extra mile to help. The website has been designed to make it easy to search for charts and make ordering an easier process. All our charts use DMC threads with no fractional or blended stitches. With the option of next day delivery or for you to download your charts straight onto your computer you could be stitching within minutes. Free standard delivery to all UK customers for all orders over £30 in value.

Tel: 01484614305

The Knitting Parlour

We have a large range of knitting yarn from Sirdar, Rowan, Debbie Bliss, Rico, Adriafil and others, lots of patterns and accessories as well as a some quilting and dressmaking fabrics. Workshops, vouchers and knitting/crochet kits are available. We also have social knitting groups and a knitting/crochet clinic.

Address:

12 Graham Road, Great Malvern, Worcs, WR14 2HN

Tel: 01684 892079

Cute Cottage Crafts

Exciting Luxury Craft Day Event and Candy
We are so excited to launch our first Luxury Craft Day Event which will take place on Saturday 9th November at The Holiday Inn, Rochester, Kent ME5 9SF from 10am to 4pm.

Siesta Frames Ltd

Accessories, tools and lights for Needlecraft, Paper crafts, Parchment, Quilling, Beading and more. We also have one of the biggest selections of Daylight lights and magnifiers.

Address:

Unit D , Longmeadow Ind. Est. Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 6RD

Tel: 01202 813363

The Craft Room

We are the main UK supplier for Paplins quilling paper and accessories. Please visit us for a wide range of products for card making, scrapbooks, papercraft, home decor and jewellery projects. If you require anything not listed on our site please contact us for help as we have many more items in stock.

Address:

57 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2AU

Tel: 01626 336171

The Little Wool Company

Online Knitting Yarn and Wool Suppliers UK for Knitting and Crochet Yarn, Kits, Patterns, Haberdashery and Craft Supplies.

At www.thelittlewoolcompany.com, I have created our own brand of yarns called Chilla Valley Alpaca, and these are processed within the UK at specialist mills. I also use local hand spinners, hand knitters and crocheters and mini mills.

Address:

Online and mail order store only

Tel: 01409 221699

Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre

Monkton Elm Garden Centre aspire to being the garden centre destination of choice. We pride ourselves on Quality, Value and Service. As a family run business our mission is to share our passion and inspirational ideas for gardens, homes and lifestyle living in a peaceful environment with friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Address:

Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8QN

Tel: 01823 412381

Art of Crafts

Art of Crafts is for anyone who loves any type of craft. The blog features craft tutorials, interviews with crafters, craft business owners and authors, reviews of books, features on other craft based sites, showcases of designers I have found around the net, giveaways, craft competitions and much more.

Address:

Online orders only

Nimble Thimble

This shop specialises in American charts,kits, bead kits and picture framing. Classic counted thread work and humerous designs. Something different for everyone.

Address:

Llangedwyn Mill,
Oswestry,
Denbighshire,
SY10 9LD

Tel: 01691 780088

Pink Frog Crafts and Cards

Welcome to Pink Frog Crafts and Cards your one stop shop for Dies, Die Cutting, paper, Card and CD's.

Address:

Unit 2A Morrisons Store, Barnfield Close, Chesterfield, S43 3UL

Tel: 01246 477951

Hunkydory Crafts

Voted the UK’s favourite papercraft range, Hunkydory Crafts stock a fabulous selection of papercraft for all the avid card makers out there! Quality is always at the forefront of Hunkydory products, from the 350gsm card stock to the luxurious foiled card and innovative design work. You can also join Club Hunkydory for FREE and order your exclusive gift, Dragonfly Dance.

Address:

Online only

Tel: 01772 272577

e-crafts

Online and mail order unique craft items for your unique crafts for Cardmaking, Scrapbooking, Soft Toy Making, Bridal Crafts and General Crafts, we offer a fast despatch as all items are kept in stock in large quantities. Trade enquires welcome.

Address:

Online and mail orders only

Tel: Telephone:- 01384 230000 Mobile:- 07751891754

Sewalong

Family business offering Cross Stitch and other Needlework at great value prices. With personal service and moneyback guarantee, you can be assured of satisfaction.

Address:

SewAlong, Woodlands House, Eardiston,
Tenbury Wells, Worcs. WR15 8JW

Tel: 01584 881375

Sew Knit Crafts

Stockist of a wide variety of accessories to do with knitting, crocheting, sewing & crafting including, books, magazines, yarn, needles, hooks, knitting & sewing bags, boxes and haberdashery. We cater for every level with materials designed for everyone from beginners to the very experienced with a wide variety of Craft kits for children & Adults, Cross stitch sets, including local Cotswold Scenery.

Address: 2 Cotswold Court, Broadway, WR12 7AA

Tel: 01386853779

Bee Crafty

We have a wide range of patchwork quilting fabrics, wool for knitting and crochet and beads. Weekly social stitching and classes every weekend.

Address:

Unit 3, Brook Farm,
Thrapston Road, Ellington,
Huntingdon, PE28 0AE

Tel: 01480 891746

Millie Moon

fabulous selection of cotton fabrics, ribbons, haberdashery and trims. Perfect for patchwork and quilting, dressmaking, 
 soft furnishings and crafts. including: Moda, Michael Miller, Riley Blake, Robert Kauffman, Kokka, & Tilda

Address: Free P&P on online orders,
Shops based in Bristol and Somerset

Tel: Frome: 01373 464650 Wells: 01749 673090

Grandma’s Attic

Traditional wool shop selling all your Knitting, Tapestry, Crosstitching and Haberdashery requirements. Plus oodles of free enthusiasm and advice.
Weekly classes all year.
Dolls houses and Miniatures a speciality.

Address:

The Old National School, The Commons Belleek, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 3EP

Tel: 02868659955

DeeCraft

The home of Iris Folding. Large range of card packs and papers. Trade enquires welcome.

Address:

Dee Brookes
4 St Nicolas Road
Rawmarsh Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S62 5ER

Tel: 01709 528885

Michael Powell Cross Stitch Art

Welcome to the wonderful, unique and magical world of Michael Powell. Our designs cater for everyone from the most experienced stitcher to the beginner. He continues to add to his Mini Kits range and has just added three lovely new cottage to the Mini range of designs. Visit your local stockist or buy direct from the lovely website.

Address:

Online orders only

Tel: 02920 496000

JS Partnership LTD, Paper & Card services

Suppliers of cavendish coloured card 270 micron & sugar paper 100 gsm.
Cavendish coloured card is available in 21 different colours including black & white. A4 price = 8p per sheet, A3 price = 16p per sheet, A2 price = 32p per sheet, all prices subject to vat. Prices and details of sugar paper are available on application.
Delivery is free to all west london postal districts, middlesex and parts of surrey. Congestion charging areas are Saturday am deliveries only.

Address:

19 the lindens hartington road chiswick london w4 3uq

Tel: 07962 677565 or 020 8994 0099

Tangled Yarn

Tangled Yarn is an online retailer specialising in luxury knitting yarns and contemporary knitting patterns, as well as stocking a wide range of knitting needles and crochet hooks. Founded in 2011 by Rachel Owen, Tangled Yarn stocks knitting yarns from smaller independent producers and indie dyers/spinners.

Tel: 0161 494 2053.

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