National Directory of Craft Resources and Supplies
All The Fun of The Fair
All the Fun of the Fair is a cute and quirky store for all your knitting, haberdashery and sewing needs. Find hand knitted tea cosies in all sorts of designs alongside handmade jewellery and ornaments. Plus lovely handmade gifts, vintage finds, buttons and much more.
Open 6 days a week Monday to Saturday 11am-7pm.
Artworks is a charming little shop and gallery in the heart of a small Devon village. It sell and supports work by over 100 artists and makers, from ceramics, jewellery, glass, knitted textiles and soaps to paintings, prints and cards.
Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am-5pm and Wednesdays 10am-1pm.
Art’s Complex has been providing gallery and studio space to upcoming artists in Edinburgh since 2008.
They now have over 300 resident artists, 3 main galleries as well as a wide range of other facilities useful to artists.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen
A membership organisation for professional craftspeople from SouthWest England - we support, exhibit and sell work by our Members. Products include a wide range of domestic and decorative handmade items including textiles, ceramics, jewellery, metalwork, furniture, prints and glassware. Our craft shop supplies books, magazines, kits and UK-made craft gifts. Our educational charity runs talks, workshops, demonstrations and trips year round, as well as an outreach programme to schools, colleges and community groups, offering the experience of making with a professional craftsperson. Changing exhibitions with gallery activities and café provide a unique visitor experience. See website for applications, on-line shop, Directory of SouthWest Makers, craft-education and other resources.
Emma’s Fabric Studio
Emma’s Fabric Studio is a one stop shop for all things fabric, based in Kent in rural England. The Studio is a haven of fabrics, haberdashery items and inspiration to help you create your projects whether they are for retail purposes or as a personal gift for someone special. We have a wide range of quilting weight fabrics that can be used for most projects.
We are taking the ‘Make Do And Mend’ and ‘Keep Calm And Carry On’ ideologies forward to create a new and fresh way to ‘make your own’ with up to date fabric collections from the major manufacturers and designers.
Email: [email protected]
Hawthorn Contemporary Craft Gallery and Haberdashery
Based in the unique Georgian town of Blandford Forum in Dorset, Hawthorn is a contemporary craft gallery and haberdashery showcasing a hand-picked selection of work from the UK’s most creative and talented designer-makers, from one-off pieces of jewellery and beautiful prints to ceramics and textiles. Hawthorn shows the work of over 35 crafts people and aims to support local makers as far as possible and you will find many pieces made within Dorset and the West Country.
The haberdashery behind the gallery is a delight for the senses; packed full of colourful buttons, ribbon, felting supplies and everyday sewing essentials.
Julius Honnor, Photographer
Julius Honnor is a writer, photographer and web person who lives in London and travels a lot. He has written and produced the images for several guidebooks for Footprint, Fodor’s, Rough Guides and others, as well as for newspapers and magazines.
Julius was one of the main photographers for madebyhandonline’s launch.
MASARIO.CO.UK is an online millinery supplies company created by milliners for milliners based in London. Born with the idea to find every product that you need to design hats, from the blocks, flower making tools and fabrics to hatboxes in the same place. Also find products never seen in UK.
Nicholas Rigg Photography
I am a professional photographer based near Holsworthy in Devon, UK. Work has ranged from still life to location with clients from advertising, design, editorial and Getty Images.
I bring a creative flair for original photography with an attention to detail and skill in lighting, both in the studio and on location.
Nicola Hurst Designer Jewellery Shop & Gallery
Nicola Hurst, a madebyhandonline Maker, is a designer maker of contemporary jewellery. Her jewellery shop is in the Hyde Park Village district of Plymouth, and she sells and promotes an exciting collection of jewellery by independent designers.
“Pethau Melys” is the new and exiting joint venture between potter Tom Gloster and textile artist Myfanwy Griffiths. Based in the old Harbour in Portmadoc, the shop has a very much vintage feel, selling teas and home made cakes and also a selection of local crafts which has been made on site. Tea is served in vintage china, and the work is displayed on vintage french apple crates....
The RBSA Gallery’s Craft Gallery has established a reputation as one of the leading outlets in the Midlands for contemporary craft, striving to demonstrate the diversity and creativity of the UK’s craft-making community. Through its programme of creatively themed exhibitions, the RBSA displays innovative, yet affordable craft from designer makers based all over the country. Works on display range from designer-maker jewellery to ceramics, textiles, silverware and woodwork.
Based in the rolling hills of Dartmoor, Jules and Becs of Rockrose photography are surrounded by natural beauty, which is reflected in their work. Both are graduates of Fine Art Photography and have been creating personal work for over 12 years. Covering weddings, portraiture and commercial photography they capture the essence of their subject, with a mixed style of documentary, reportage and posed shots. Their photographs are contemporary, fun and evocative with a vintage twist.
Becs produced some beautiful images for the launch of madebyhandonline.com, and Sarah and Katie would definitely recommend her for product photography.
Saints & Pinners
Saints & Pinners is a fresh, colourful website, with a carefully considered selection of high-quality fabrics and patterns to help your projects turn out how you’d really like them to. If the creative juices aren’t flowing, peruse our ‘make this’ department for ideas, and if you like to take your time before you decide, build yourself a wishlist. Customers often comment on our speedy delivery, pretty packaging, and the fabric-matching advice (just phone or email us).
A contemporary craft exhibition and workshop space, based in a converted cow shed, in a beautiful rural location. A programme of workshops is run by madebyhandonline Maker Jennifer Collier.