Art enthusiast. Loves painting, bushwalking and travels. Writing what I love sparks my passion. Sydney, Australia.
Published October 5th 2014
If you love making handmade gifts, creating unique things to beautify your place, or just simply enjoying the creative process to release stress, it would be handy to know where the best affordable craft supplies places can be found.
Only the sky is the limit. Rather than replacing the loved items, you can unleash your creativity to remodel things to give you a sense of satisfaction that you have made this yourself.
1. no chintz
no chintz, nestled on Darling Street, provides you with quality textiles and fabrics sourced locally and overseas. In addition, if you love making your own tote bag, cushion, doorstop, a wide array of craft kits is available. Pre-cut quilt kits are also on offer if you're more into sewing.
Sometimes you may get stuck in the creative process. Why don't you take a chance to learn some skills and get inspiration by attending some workshops. The shop offers you a wide array of workshops. Go check out the website to choose the one you like.
Spotlight is another great place for you to hunt down fabric, craft and homemaker supplies - ranging from materials available for paper craft, beading through to interior home decoration such as soft furnishings.
Location: Birkenhead Pt, Roseby St Drummoyne, NSW 2047 Phone: 02 9719 8353
Business hours: visit the website for details
Lincraft is conveniently located in CBD, which is a home of craft, fabric, yarn and haberdashery. The store is spacious and there are browsing tables with pattern books available for your reference. As such, you can easily spend hours and hours in the store.
Location: 68 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: 02 9279 4288
Opening hours: visit the website for information
4. Morris and Sons
If you're passionate about knitting and needlecraft making, Morris and Sons is the place where you won't be disappointed. The store is centrally located at 50 York St - a large store of two levels in a heritage-listed building. Classes are available. Go check out online.
The street stall, located at the entrance of the Rozelle Market, offers you a great place to hunt down craft materials at a bargain price. You can find a collection of buttons, beads, ribbons and various coloured thread rolls.
Location: 663 Darling St, Sydney
Opening hours: Rozelle Markets opens Saturday and Sunday (note: this particular street stall located at the front only opens on Sunday)
Speaking of fine art, craft and design materials, Eckersley's Art & Craft is no stranger to us. They have a craft corner in the store where you can find craft accessories, craft set and papercraft. As most of the staff at Eckersley's come from an arts or design background, they can assist you with your creative projects.