Bought a book and looking for materials to complete the projects? Here is a selection of sites from which you can order your supplies.
Kellys Krafts - Card Making Supplies - Great value handmade card making supplies & scrapbooking supplies at affordable prices.
Angel Yarns is Europe's biggest online yarn store.
Bead Tree - for all your beading and jewellery-making needs.
Craft Box caters for a range of materials for papercrafts, art and textiles.
Creative Beadcraft stocks a wide range of beads, crystals and kits for beaders and jewellery-makers.
Kernowcraft is a jewellery maker's stockist, with tools, kits and materials.
Rainbow Silks provide a variety of materials for silk painting, textiles, and paper arts.
Potterycrafts sell the full range of equipment and materials needed for pottery and ceramics.
Torbay Textiles have a selection of threads, fabrics and tools for textile artists.
Jackson's Art Supplies - for a huge range of art materials.
Tuffnell Glass stock a range of materials for glasswork and beadmaking.
Liz's Crafts cover supplies for beading, buttons and a range of papercrafts.
The Woodsmith's Store specialises in a wide selection of tools for woodland crafts.
Carnmeal Cottage stocks a large range of bridal accessories and decorations with many unusual items: ribbons, feathers, flowers, floral accessories. Overnight delivery available.
These are sites where you can hold discussions with fellow crafters from all over the world, get and give tips and ideas, share information about events, and maybe learn about how you can make a business from your crafting. The forums listed are the pick of general craft forums, but we will be adding more specialist sites as time goes on.
UK Craft Websites have a forum with discussion threads on a wide range of crafts, from textiles to papercrafts, glasswork and painting. It hosts articles from crafters who want to share their projects, and also provides information on crafting courses and tutorials.
A very user-friendly site is the UK Craft Forums which focuses on various papercrafts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery and beading, and photography. This friendly community also hosts a number of general chat areas and shares information on upcoming events, including a handy calendar.
The forum at Craftville hosts general craft discussions as well as an area for swaps and private sales, freebies and information on craft fairs.
Also worth a look is Craftseekers, which combines a forum with a section hosting articles, and a directory of craft related businesses.