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

Gregory Knopp

Can you finish your project with a button? Do you want to make it unique?

There are over 500 different button packs on the website. And they are arranged in groups to help make it easier for you to choose.

Address:

Online orders only
Gregory Knopp, 14 The Rise, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3SF

Tel: 01634375706

The Bead Pot

We are an independent bead shop supplying Jewellery Making Kits, Pandora Style beads, Miracle Beads, Sterling Silver beads and more, all in the heart of the beautiful city of Canterbury.

Address:

50 Palace St, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DY

Tel: +44 (0)1227 784844

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pins & Needles UK

We love all crafts from cross stitch to much more. DMC Select Partner, new products are added every week.

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.

Colray Crafts

A wonderful collection of cross-stitch kits and charts to suit everyone. With over 35,000 kits and charts, as well as Bucilla Felt Décor, there is something for you and all your stitching friends



Address:

Online online order only

Tel: UK Hotline +44 (0)56 0156 4335

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

LISU Wedding & Handmade Jewellery

We are an online jewellery store specialising in unique and affordable handmade jewellery for weddings, special occasions and every day wear. Bespoke items made to order.

Address:

Susan Hagen
52 Cardross Road
Dumbarton
G82 4JQ, Scotland

Tel: 01389 730077

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.

GB Nametapes

Woven Labels for Knitting
Labels that give your knitwear a professional finishing touch
Wide choice of colourways. Customise with fonts & motifs.

Address:

Online orders only

Tel: 01646 600664

Nancyz Crafts

Papercraft supply shop, stocking a wide range of products for cardmaking and scrapbooking, craft club, scrapbooking and classes monthly.

Address:

Unit 29 Basepoint,
Stroudley road,
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG24 8UP.

The new wool shop

Stockist of Sirdar and Wendy

Address:

17 North Methven Street
Perth
Scotland
PH1 5PN

Tel: 01738 440183

Cardcraft Plus

Cardcraft Plus is your one-stop-shop for all your card making needs! We stock all of your favourite brands including Hunkydory Crafts, IndigoBlu, Crafter’s Companion, Tonic Studios, Tim Holtz and many more!

Address:

Online orders only

Tel: 01772 272572

YarnCraft Ltd

Believed to be the first dedicated Internet shop offering exclusive own branded knitting wool of the highest quality, together with outstanding value and customer service.

Address:

Online Only

Craftsite

Craftsite specialises in card making supplies – including lots of dyes, embossing folders, stamps, inks, decoupage, and a vast range of paper and card. As well as thousands of card making products, the website has lots of useful information in the blog and over 100 step by step card making projects in the gallery. All are welcome to visit our factory shop – see our website for details.

Address:

Craftsite, Unit 6 Admiral Business Park, Nelson Way, Cramlington, NE23 1WG

Tel: 01670 714466

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

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

Rare Bird Ltd

Rare Bird Ltd is the home of Liz Welch’s Friendly Plastic® Shop. Liz has been teaching and demonstrating with Friendly Plastic™ for many years, and in the shop you will find the tools and materials as well as kits DVDs and a book to help you explore this fascinating modelling medium.

Address:

Rare Bird Ltd, 61 Shelford Road, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, NG12 1AJ

Tel: 0115 9336182

Coleshill Accessories

For all your needlecraft needs! Whether you are a beginner or experienced, on our comprehensive site you will find a selection of the best accessories and tools for Knitting, Quilting and Stitching. Enjoy browsing and don't forget to check out our special Offers.

Address:

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

Tel: 01202 813363

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

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