This page provides a list of places that sell supplies for creative activities.
7-9 Worrall Road
Creativity sells a huge range of craft supplies including ribbons, threads, beads, sewing equipment, stamps, paints, papercraft supplies and much more. Creativity can be found just off the top of Whiteladies Road in Clifton.
355-357 Gloucester Road,
Based on Gloucester Road, Craftworks is a great resource for lots of craft materials including stamps, papers, artist materials and threads.
Bristol Fine Art
74 Park Row
Located just around the corner from Park Street, Bristol Fine Art is a small shop, but it is packed full of artist’s materials such as paint, paper, brushes, drawing materials and much more. It is run by experienced artists who can offer advice on which materials to choose. They also have an online shop.
Heart Space Studios
Heart Space Studios has now closed its doors. After almost 5 years of offering ‘All Things Textile’ the venture has evolved into a new type of business. For more information visit http://www.heartspacestudios.co.uk
The Poppy Patchwork shop in Westbury-on-Trym is closing on 31st March 2017, but the business will still be running online.
This shop sells fabrics, haberdashery supplies, books and magazines for patchwork and quilting.
Art at Bristol
44 Gloucester Road
A small art supplies shop on Gloucester Road, Bishopston
211-211a Gloucester Road
Tel: 0117 924 5935
This shop is regularly frequented by the creatives of Bristol – not just to buy DIY stuff – but to buy essential supplies for their art, craft and design projects. The staff are really helpful and they have a cutting service for wood, MDF, hardboard and more. There is always a box of off-cuts outside the shop (less than £1 for most pieces) which come in handy for all sorts of things!
Creative Glass Guild
Unit 4 St. Philips Central
A 7000 square foot hub for glass art – running courses and selling supplies for stained and fused glass making, and much more.
200 North Street
A small, but packed shop in South Bristol specialising in papercrafts, knitting and crochet supplies and much more.
Sew N Sew
23 Canford lane
(0117) 950 4995
Sew N Sew is a haberdashery and craft shop based in Westbury-on-Trym Village, selling a range of items including wool, ribbons, threads, craft items and much more.
Children’s Scrapstore & Artrageous
21 Sevier Street
Scrapstore members can purchase low cost supplies for creative activities and the Artrageous shop is open for everyone to buy arts and crafts materials.
Sew and Sew
58-61 Covered Market,
St Nicholas Market
Tel. (0117) 925 7170
Spread over two sites in St Nicholas Market, Sew and Sew sells lots of different art, craft and design supplies, including buttons, ribbons, wool, feathers, beads and patterns.
63 Park Street
Tel. (0117) 929 8099
This shop stocks a range of different arts and craft material and tools, as well as stationery.
39 Brislington Hill
Tel. (0117) 300 5211
This large shop sells a great range of yarns and tools for the knitter and crocheter.
The Mall at Cribbs Causeway
The Haberdashery Department on the second floor of John Lewis sells fabric, sewing equipment and sewing machines, knitting and crocheting supplies, and many other art, craft and design materials.
Bristol Design Forge specialise in providing a professional laser cutting and engraving service to the creative industries, organisations and individuals of Bristol, the South West and beyond.
Art and craft superstore based at Cribbs Causeway retail centre on the outskirts of Bristol.
Craft & More
Craft & More is an art and craft supplies store spread over 3 floors. It can be found in the Broadmead Shopping Centre in central Bristol (near the old Bridewell Police Station).
52-56 Bond Street
Huge fabric shop based in the centre of Bristol.
55 Gloucester Road
Tel. (0117) 942 5625
The first floor of this Gloucester Road clothes and accessories shop is home to a wonderful haberdashery department, with a great supply of yarns, knitting and crochet equipment, and much more.
405 Gloucester Road
Bristol BS7 8TS
Tel. (0117) 924 8973
Rainbow Wools is a traditional knitting and crochet shop with lots of interesting yarn, tools and supplies.
14 Sandy Park Road
Shiney Rocks is a jewellery making shop. As well as running workshops on jewellery making, they stock a great selection of beads, swarovski elements, findings and jewellery making supplies.
Warm Glass UK
5 Havyat Park
Warm Glass UK began trading in 2005 and has rapidly gained a reputation for reliability in glass fusing supplies. Their comprehensive range covers everything from Bullseye Glass and CBS dichroic glass, to glass fusing kilns, glass slumping moulds, glass tools, frit, billets and more.
36b Gloucester Road
Flo-Jo Boutique is a vintage-inspired sewing shop and workshop venue where you can buy lots of sewing supplies such as: kits (including their own knicker-making kits), beautiful fabrics by designers such as Michael Miller and Alexander Henry, plus haberdashery supplies, books and much more. Flo-Jo also offer the hire of sewing machines and overlockers. You can also buy fabrics and knicker-making kits from their online shop.
The Make and Do Emporium
83 Sandy Park Road
Visit The Make and Do Emporium for lovely fabrics, haberdashery supplies and much more.
Beshley’s Wool Shop
Beshley’s Wool Shop is a Bristol-based online yarn shop, stocking a gorgeous selection of yarns all sourced from within the British Isles.
63 Hill Rd
Textile and yarn-craft shop based in Clevedon, just outside Bristol, selling supplies for felt-making, dyeing, spinning, weaving, quilting and much more.
The Wool Stop
34 High Street
The Wool Stop is small independent wool shop based in Thornbury, north of Bristol, packed with lovely yarns and other bits and bobs.
19 Badminton Road
Fabrics Plus is a patchwork and quilting shop that trades in-store and online. They specialise in everything to do with patchwork and quilting – from patchwork and quilting fabrics to haberdashery, patchwork accessories and notions, patchwork books, backing, wadding, fleece, calico and much more.
SEWN is a brand new Bristol based pattern store, offering both authentic vintage sewing patterns and those by independent designers across the globe. The SEWN blog also offers dressmaking tips and insights into Marie’s pursuit of a wearable handmade wardrobe