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

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.

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

Spoilt Rotten Beads

The UK's favourite Bead Store with over 4000 beads, findings and jewellery making supplies. Workshops and classes in all aspects of jewellery making held at our shop near Cambridge or visit our website for FREE online projects and tutorials.

Address:

7 The Green,
Ely, Cambridgeshire,
CB6 3TA

Tel: 01353 749853

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

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.

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

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

Ulster Weavers Ltd

Ulster Weavers Ltd. is a home textiles company with over 125 years experience. We pride ourselves on producing high quality giftware, homeware and kitchen textiles.

Address:

245 Castlewellan Road,
Banbridge,
Co. Down,
BT32 3SG,
N. Ireland

Tel: 0844 8441325

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

Merly Impressions

UK ONLINE SCRAPBOOKING & CARDMAKING STORE SPECIALISTS IN KAISERCRAFT SCRAPBOOKING PRODUCTS

Address:

Online only

Tel: 07913 394451

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

Cottage Needlecrafts

Cottage Needlecrafts specialise in individually designed counted cross stitch kits and charts – truly unique personalized samplers to celebrate any occasion. Cottage Needlecrafts ‘NAME’ Sampler kits & charts are designed especially for you with 'ANY NAME', 'Any Message' & 'Any Characters' (from Fairies & Angels to Military & Sport). They also stock a range of Alphabet kits & charts so you can design lots of cross stitch ‘NAMES’ yourself!

Address:

Cottage Needlecrafts, 2 Trythogga Hill, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 3NB

Tel: 01736 333277

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

BEADS AND MORE

A great place to buy quality beads at low prices. Choose from 3000 glass, crystal, pearl and metal beads, with a large variety of findings.

Address:

Online Orders only.

Tel: 01225316436

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

Deramores

Deramores stock the biggest selection of yarn and patterns in the UK, with other 100,000 items available to buy for worldwide despatch.

Address:

Online orders only

Tel: 0800 488 0708

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

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

Blade Rubber Stamps

Stocking hundreds of rubber stamps, scrapbooking papers & accessories! Exciting classes every Saturday and some Sundays – book early! This year, make your handmade cards unique with a custom stamp – from only £5.10

Address:

Blade Rubber Stamps Ltd.
12 Bury Place (opposite the British Museum)
London
WC1A 2JL

Tel: 020 78314123

The Craft Barn

At The Craft Barn our highly experienced team are committed to helping you get the most from your crafting by sourcing new and exciting craft supplies and products for you to try. We also run regular classes and demos at our shop and our blog has lots of samples and ideas to inspire you, check it out here http://thecraftbarnblog.blogspot.co.uk

Address:

Priory Farm, Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Surrey, RH1 4EJ

Tel: 0844 800 8551

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

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

Little Claire

Our products are UK designed and manufactured and we get really excited when an idea comes to fruition and ends up as a real live stamp and is translated into a beautiful card.

Address: Online orders only

Tel: 0844 8004376

Across Town Stitching

Buy Cross Stitch Patterns, Cross Stitch Kits, Anchor & DMC Threads

Address:

Online Only

Cross Stitch Centre

Up to 30% off a huge selection of cross stitch, tapestry and embroidery kits and threads, from the leading suppliers. Secure, quick and easy ordering.

Address:

16 Fenkle Street,
Alnwick,
Northumberland,
NE66 1HR

Tel: 01670 511241

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

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

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