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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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

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

Spinning Jenny, the needlework specialists.

Premier stockist of the ranges by: Lanarte, Thea Gouvenor, Permin, Eva Rosenstand, Rico-Design and other quality cross stitch.

Stockist of: DMC, Danish Flower Thread and Caron Threads.

Address:

Flasby, Skipton,
North Yorkshire.

Tel: 01756 749200

That Craft Place

Address:

32 Pevensey Road,
Eastbourne,
BN21 3HP

Tel: 01323301226

Ball and Needle

An online store specialising in a mix of budget and clearance yarns, half price cross stitch kits and all the usual crochet and knitting supplies.

Address:

Online Only

Tel: 01761 435269

Smugglers Needlecraft

In 1989 Chris, Geoff and daughter Penny created Smugglers Needlecraft. We stock fabrics, kits, threads, beads, accessories and anything else you could possibly need and have been described as 'The one stop stitch shop'.

Address:

3 Capstone Place,
Ilfracombe, Devon,
EX34 9TQ

Tel: 01271 863457

The Stamp Pad

Papercraft Shop. All aspects of Papercrafting, Rubber stamping, Scrapbooking, Card craft and Altered Art supplies. We stock all your favourite products and specialise in Graphic 45, 7 Gypsies, Tim Holtz, Tando and many more, as well as stamping inks and techniques. We hold lots of craft workshops through the week; daytime, evening and some weekends. We also hold craft retreats. Opening Times: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:00.

Address:

72, Chew Valley Road, Greenfield.

Tel: 01457 874646

Cheshire Crafts

Address: 68 School Road,
Winsford, Cheshire,
CW7 3EF

Tel: 01606 543865

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

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

Dunelm Mill

Shop online for bedding, curtains, blinds, furniture, rugs and more at Dunelm Mill, The UK's largest homewares and soft furnishings store.

Address: Dunelm Direct, Green Street Radcliffe Manchester M26 3ED

Tel: 08451656565

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

Cygnet Yarns Ltd

Here at Cygnet Yarns Ltd we are dedicated to supply only the best in classical hand knitting yarns with consistent quality and reliable service.

Address:

12-14 Adelaide Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 0EA

Tel: + 44 (0) 1274 743374

The Soap Kitchen

Here you will find probably the largest selection of products and ingredients for the home-soapmaker and small business, all in stock and able to be shipped throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. Please Note: We Do Not stock any products that are knowingly Animal Tested

Address:

Units 2 D & E, Hatchmoor Industrial Estate,
Torrington, Devon,
EX38 7HP

Tel: 01227 753181

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 Sewing Shop, Canterbury

Refurbished and looking fabulous, come and visit our beautiful new shop and bright new studios for all your sewing and knitting supplies in the heart of Kent’s most creative city, Canterbury.

Address:

19 Sun Street,
Canterbury, 
Kent, CT1 2HX

Tel: 01227 457723

The Finisher

I complete Your needlework stitching making it ready for framing, use, or gifting.
Certified by The Royal School of Needlework in Thread painting, BlackWork, Jacobean, GoldWork

Address:

Online only

Country View Crafts

www.countryviewcrafts.co.uk
Free UK P&P on all purchases

Address:

Online orders only
Country View Crafts
Country View
6 Wrestlingworth Road
Potton, Sandy
Bedfordshire SG19 2DP

Tel: 01767 262 304

Laughing Hens

Laughing Hens - Online Shop for all your Knitting & Fabric Needs.
Welcome to Laughing Hens, your online shop for Knitting & Crochet from suppliers including Debbie Bliss, Rowan, Artesano, Noro, Cascade, bluefaced.com, Cath Kidston, Louisa Harding, Addi, using Mohair, Alpaca, Merino, Pure Wool, Organic wool, Cotton. Haberdashery. Workshops.

Address:

The Croft Stables, Station Lane, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 7JN

Tel: +44 (0) 1829 740903

Anne Peak Fine Tip Glue Applicators

The 0.5mm metal tip applies tiny amounts of PVA Glue. Use with Fine Glitter, Flower Soft, Gem-Tac, Fray Stop or Wood Glue. Supplied Ready to Fill. For clean, professional work. No waste and no messy glue marks!

Address:

Online and Mail Orders only

Tel: 01524 411183

Joanna Sheen Ltd

Always exciting new ideas and products from Signature dies to new CDs and rubber stamps. Hundreds of different company’s products and lovely samples to view.

Address:

Online orders only

Tel: 01626 872405

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

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

Dainty Supplies LTD

THE ONE STOP SHOP FOR: Wedding & Events Department, Party & Gifts Department, Craft & Hobby Department, Haberdashery Department, Fabrics Department, Personalised Bespoke Flowers

Address:

Unit 32-36,
Phoenix Road,
Crowther Industrial Estate,
Washington NE38 0AD

Tel: 0191 416 7886

Addicted 2 Craft

Addicted 2 Craft is a craft retail business that also provides ongoing teaching and support to customers, in the form of regular card making, jewellery making and home décor craft classes, in Horsley, near Nailsworth, Gloucestershire.

Tel: 01453 836541

Elephant in my Handbag

Elephant in my handbag is a family owed craft and fabric business based near Tunbridge Wells in Kent, our mission is to find interesting and unusual things for our customers To use to make exciting projects from.

Address:

Online orders only

Tel: 01892 528071

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

Create and Craft TV

Create and Craft is the world’s only dedicated craft channel providing specialist craft and hobby products. Broadcasting live 12 hours a day, providing educational and inspirational content.

Address:
Create and Craft,
Ideal Home House,
Newark Road,
Peterborough,
PE1 5WG

Tel: Orderline: 09056 480480 Helpline: 08717 123455

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

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