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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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


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

Tel: 01908 227001

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!


Online Only

Tel: 0845 296 0042

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.


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

Tel: 01992 781900

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.


Online orders only

Ladybug Crafts

An exciting online store packed with an ever-increasing stock of rubber stamps and card making supplies for all your paper crafting projects. Check out the website and for fun challenges and giveaways visit our blog at; ladybugcrafts.


Ladybug Crafts
36 Quay Lane, Hanley Castle,
Worcester. WR8 0BS

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.

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!


Online and Mail Orders only

Tel: 01524 411183

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.


19 Sun Street,
Kent, CT1 2HX

Tel: 01227 457723

Cuddly Buddly

Cuddly Buddly - the friendly, fast serving, online craft shop with beautiful products, helpful creative ideas and Free digital products.



Online orders only

Tel: Freephone 0800 033 7651


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.


Online and mail orders only

Tel: Telephone:- 01384 230000 Mobile:- 07751891754

Stitching Hearts

Stitching Hearts specialises in heart designs offering original downloadable patterns and Packs that removes the hassle of sourcing speciality threads. Brilliant value for money!


Anita Marguerie, Stitching Hearts
12 Males Close
Cottenham - Cambridgeshire
CB24 8SB – UK

Tel: 020 78314123

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.


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

Tel: 01626 336171

Three bags full of wool

NORO and new MAGIA colours have arrived in store at Three Bags Full. We're all rushing our projects to be the first to knit a sample! Jump the queue by visiting the online shop before there's a fight! Also restocked......COLINETTE! Calligraphy, Mohair, Jitterbug and Firecracker all now available in store and online.


27 Market Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1HZ

Tel: 07739723292 or 01935 434376

Cheshire Crafts

Address: 68 School Road,
Winsford, Cheshire,

Tel: 01606 543865


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.


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

Tel: 01422 884885

Scent Perfique Ltd

Inspiring Products in a world of Fine Fragrances. International Fragrances

International Fragrance House, Manufacturers of Luxury Candles, Bath, Body & Home Fragrance Products

Everything you need to create your own personal brand.


Online orders only

Tel: 01358 725360

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.


7 The Green,
Ely, Cambridgeshire,

Tel: 01353 749853

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


Blade Rubber Stamps Ltd.
12 Bury Place (opposite the British Museum)

Tel: 020 78314123

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.


Flasby, Skipton,
North Yorkshire.

Tel: 01756 749200

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.


16 Fenkle Street,
NE66 1HR

Tel: 01670 511241

Remember When

We offer a vast array of yarns ranging from designer yarns such as Araucania, Rowan, Debbie Bliss and Bergere de France; hand-dyed Colinette yarns through to the well loved Sirdar, King Cole, Patons, Cygnet, James C. Brett, Wendy, Robin, Rico and Twilleys. We also have a lovely range of scarf and sock yarns. We also hold weekly knit and natter groups.


80 High Street, Coleshill, West Midlands B46 3AH

Tel: 01675 466418

Pins & Needles UK

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

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.


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

Tel: 0844 8441325

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


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


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

Tel: 01709 528885

Alpaca Select

Since 1992 Alpaca Select have designed and created a collection of yarns and garments inspired by one of the finest fibres available that make our range truly luxurious. Natural fibres, attention to detail and commitment to quality are the features that characterize this beautiful yarns offering you something unique.


82 Frobisher Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6NA

Tel: 02476 411 776

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


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

Tel: 01227 753181


Hello from Starblaze, the home of card making, scrapbooking and papercraft. A one stop shop for all your needs from great tools to all sorts of sticky gems, flowers and paper. We stock key brands from Sizzix to Papermania and Martha Stewart to XCut. We are always happy to source products for you and we pride ourselves on value and service. Please visit us.


Online online order only

Tel: 01959 533567

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.


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

Tel: 01246 477951

Merly Impressions



Online only

Tel: 07913 394451

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