Textile and Art suppliers

Textile and Art Suppliers.

I will be updating this page regularly with new suppliers and/or new materials that I think are cool and unusal.
Many of these are online suppliers check out their store blogs for deals and ideas on how to use materials.

Needles, embroidery floss, seed beads , pearls , lacys stiff stuff beading foundation ,fabrics and books on beading and other textile/jewellery techniques.

The London Bead Company Kentish Town London (directly opposite Kentish Town station)

Robins Beads

The Crafty Kitten (especially for gorgeous hand dyed evenweaves and aida for surface embroidery).

Swarovski crystal bead,gemstones including rough cut black,chocolate and champagne colour diamond beads. Freshwater pearls including their colour themed mix bead and gemstone selection bags.

Buffy's Beads Kingly Court London (just off Regents street and on the way to Carnaby street.)

Swarovski crystal beads,sew on stones,beading needles and threads.Assorted seed beads.
Creative Beadcraft UK previously Ells and Farrier

Bead Aura

The covent Garden bead shop on Tower Street (near covent garden)
http://www.beadworks.co.uk/ they also do jewellery lessons at another site.

Evolon in various weights and in regular and soft.Fabrics by the roll and meter (cotton,silk,linen,rayon etc..) dyes,haberdashary, fine art materials and books.Beads and tools. Magazines such as Quilting Arts, Belle Armoire jewellery etc... to create your own mixed media textiles and jewellery.


http://www.thesilkroute.co.uk/ for various types of silk by the meter or in mixed colour theme packs.

Fabrics such as Bamboo,Hemp and silk mix, silk cotton mix,dyes, blank clothing for men,women,children and babies. Tutorials, fabric paints, fabric banners,cushions,scarves and bags to decorate.

http://www.dharmatrading.com/ US Company ships globally.

Unusual handmade supplies,bulk supplies for making textiles,art,jewellery,bags etc...


The above are also online marketplaces for designers of all mediums (including furniture,lighting,dolls) to sell their handmade goods,tutorials and kits. Other marketplaces include:

DMC Secret Perfume scented six strand embroidery floss.