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A very simple introduction to the basic principle of weaving, these cards are ideally used with Raffia or our own synthetic version, 'Lustrebast' to make baskets, place mats coasters, etc . Small card looms are excellent for beginners and children alike as they are inexpensive and simple to use.
Knitting and felting is again fast becoming a popular past time and we can sure cater for the trend with our range of wools and yarns. Our mixed yarns are great for projects involving a wide variety of colours...
"Cocky" was made to take part in an exhibition in Lytham St Annes. The exhibition was titled "It's a Birdy! and it was organised to coincide with The Open Golf Competion, which is held there each year. Cocky is 2ft.high and made from Wire covered with calico hardened with Paverpol. I have made other creatures which include a 4ft.high camel and a life size head and neck of a giraffe which I made for my neighbour, who wanted it to look over his hedge bank. He is called Geoffry and people come especially...
Blu-tack is a staple medium to use when it comes to simple but effective wall fixings. A great alternative to the normally fiddly sellotape...
380 microns. Size 594 x 420mm (A2).
Our Paper and Pens section is close to bursting at the seams with the huge selection of products available. We have almost everything in here from crayons, multicoloured felt pens, hard and soft pastels and markers as well as card, cartridge paper, crepe paper and tissue paper to name just a few!
Sketching, Drawing and Watercolour pads are as important to an artist as their creativity as these can either be used for practising techniques or planning the path to your finished piece. We offer a wide selection of different sized pads each containing high quality paper including Sketch Pads, Tracing Pads, Oil Colour Pads and Pastel Pads.
Glass beads can be used to create bespoke high-end pieces of jewellery or once added to garments or scarves, they can add another dimension to your clothing....
Our top-of-the-range cotton a broder from Presencia. No.12, 100% Egyptian cotton, smooth and mercerised. Comes in 50 different colours. Washable up to 95[degree]C. Skeins will cut to 0.5m lengths.Available in individual 30m skeins and mixed packs of 12.
Our top-of-the-range cotton a broder from Presencia. No.12, 100% Egyptian cotton, smooth and mercerised. Comes in 50 different colours. Washable up to 95[degree]C. Skeins will cut to 0.5m lengths.Available in individual 30m skeins and mixed packs of 12.
These short handled detail brushes are made from good quality synthetic hair. Because of the tiny hairs they are particularly good for detail work.
Not every trend sticks but glue is certainly not going out of fashion, therefore we've made sure that you are spoilt for choice in this section! We've got glue for every occasion: fabric glue, super glue, decorative glue and even a range of gums and pastes...
For use with Printex Fabric Colours.
Packs of ready cut 6 count Binca sheets which are ideal for smaller projects. Each sheet measures 350 x 250mm. Available in packs of 10 sheets in assorted colours or white.
As little splashes and spills go hand in hand with arts and crafts, we have made sure that we stock the correct protective clothing and accessories to combat these unwelcome mishaps. There are aprons and gloves to fit both adults and children, as we all know how messy the little ones can get!...
Here at Homecrafts we know that paper can be really versatile, therefore we have managed to put together a huge collection of vibrant colours, textures and patterns in order to cater for your paper needs. Whether you are using these creative papers for drawing, design, packaging or modelling work...
It is easy to create great pieces of art with our felting wool. All it takes is a felting needle and your choice of a range of colours that we have available. Once felted, our wool with hold it's shape without using any colour properties....
To become a great printer, you've got to have the right tools for the job and here at Homecrafts we pride ourselves on our printing section. Whether you're a professional or a beginner, you will find all of the ingredients needed to create some great prints in our screen printing section...
A final clear, non-yellowing varnish with a gloss finish for the protection of oil, alkyd and acrylic paintings.
Whether you are creating that special brithday card or just updating your scrapbook, with our glitter and sequin options you'll be sure to find the perfect addition to your work....
Artist's canvas is the foundation of your creativity which is only tamed by its boundaries, that's why we stock our stretched, ready primed canvases in a range of sizes and shapes to suit every purpose. Our range includes round canvas, oval canvas, professional gallery style canvas and our very popular essentials value canvases.
Our Paper and Pens section is close to bursting at the seams with the huge selection of products available. We have almost everything in here from crayons, multicoloured felt pens, hard and soft pastels and markers as well as card, cartridge paper, crepe paper and tissue paper to name just a few!
Knives have a wide range of uses in the arts and crafts world including trimming, stencilling, carving and finishing so it is important that you have the right knife for the job in hand. We offer an extensive selection of knives and blades in order to give you a greater variation in cutting and carving...
Start them off at an early age with our fantastic range of crafts and accessories for kids. We have a whole host of fun activities to help keep the creative mind flowing, such as 3D Modelling, Candle Making and Sewing kits to name a few.
Here you'll you will find all the essential items required for the perfect textiles workroom. Needles and pins are the quintessential workroom staple, and we�ve got plenty for you here at Home Crafts! From Primary Needles to Curved and Ball Point Needles, we have many to suit all kinds of projects...
A range of water-soluble, plastic tipped, fine line pens. The extended metal tip frame is invaluable when using a ruler, stencil or template. Also ideally suited for technical drawing, illustration and writing. Sold individually and in an assorted set.
Paint at the push of a button! Montana Gold is the perfect tool for all artists and creative workers. It is known the world over by graffiti artists as one of the best spray cans available today. This 400ml spray provides matte colours based
The charcoals are of the finest quality with a smooth laydown and consistent feel allowing exceptional shading possibilities. For best results use with good quality cartridge paper and tortillon and to fix use our low odour fixative.
One of the most popular paints for artists and students alike. Two different sets of Galeria have been carefully selected from the 60ml tube range for convenience and correct colour selection. Great for anyone experimenting with acrylics...
Wooden birdhouses come in all shapes and sizes and will attract a variety of birds into your garden. This Wooden Bird Box makes an ideal, practical gift for keen gardeners, dads, mums or grandparents...
The creative potential of acrylics can be extended with the addition of Acrylic Mediums. The possibilities range from controlling the finish, be it gloss, matt or iridescent, through to altering the consistency of the paint and altering the character of the colour entirely. For landscapes, mediums such as Sand Texture Gel create countless possibilities. Modelling Paste, which is carvable and sandable, can be used for three dimensional, sculpture or craft work. Please note: texture gels contain no...
We have a great choice of alternatives in this section when glue just won't do! Products such as Velcro, silicon, Blu-Tack and spray adhesives can in most cases be much more versatile than glue as they can work pretty much on all surfaces.
Extends drying time. 237ml
Create a wonderful set of uniquely marbled glasses. This marbling technique is such a simple way to create your own marbled glasses, bowls or vases or to up-cycle any glassware you might already have lying around at home. Take a look at the simple step by step for a better understanding of how to create this fantastic look.
- Lend themselves brilliantly to little bird creations if used whole - Can be painted with acrylics - Stick in pins and wires to attach eyes, ears nose and feet - 2 styrofoam shapes per pack - Each measures 85 x 60mm
Left-handed. 55/135mm
It's great to encourage our children to paint. Here at Homecrafts, we're firm believers in creativity. It doesn't matter what age you are, everybody benefits from having a creative outlet, and nothing is more therapeutic than getting messy with some colours, a brush and some paper...
To become a great printer, you've got to have the right tools for the job and here at Homecrafts we pride ourselves on our printing section. Whether you're a professional or a beginner, you will find all of the ingredients needed to create some great prints in our screen printing section...
A highly pigmented opaque watercolour that is specially formulated for use with any type of relief printing such as lino, woodcut blocks, QuickPrint, stamps and collagraphy. All colours are intermixable for additional colour experimentation and are lightfast, making them ideal for coursework. Also available in a Bulk Buy pack, they are a great way to save money! Non-toxic. 300ml tubes.
Designed for covering large areas with watercolour washes. Synthetic hair. 25mm.
Sketching, Drawing and Watercolour pads are as important to an artist as their creativity as these can either be used for practising techniques or planning the path to your finished piece. We offer a wide selection of different sized pads each containing high quality paper including Sketch Pads, Tracing Pads, Oil Colour Pads and Pastel Pads.
£36.45
A lightweight stone-like material in powder form that is mixed with water and cast into shapes planned for sculpture. When kept moist, it can be sculptured and carved with ease over long periods. When aged, Crea-Stone is stone-hard with a rough, granite-like texture, lighter than stone, permanent and weather-proof. Simple implements, modelling or carving tools may be used to shape Crea-Stone when dry. Can be decorated using any good quality acrylics. Available in natural colour only.
Hand held flexible rubber bowl for mixing small quantities of plaster.
Ecru open weave cotton muslin scrim. Will distress. 122cm/48” wide x 1 metre. 50gsm.
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Add character to your toys with these fun wiggly eyes!! Pack of 130 coloured goggle eyes with moving pupils and plastic safety washer fixings.
A range of card which is suitable for numerous art and craft applications, including 3D modelling, display and mixed media. Size 520 x 640mm. Weight 230 microns.
Easy Batik is a way of creating stunning batik style effects. It is applied directly to fabric using a brush, sponge or stencil and once dry is fixed using an iron. Your material is then dyed and fixed as normal. Ideal for use with children as hot wax is not required. 250ml.
Added to paper pulp during the pulping process to produce a paper much stronger and resistant to water-based colour mediums. Mixture should be approx. 98% water and 2% Aquapel. 100ml.
£2.99
A wide selection of eco friendly tropical shells that are suitable for all manner of craft exercises, why not coat them in metallic gold spray paint or use naturally for decorative effect in bathrooms etc. Large 1kg box.
A brilliant concept in easel design for artists, designers, hobbyists and crafters. The Art Sphere table easel has a unique ball and socket joint that allows a detachable drawing board to move in any direction.
A fine softwood rolling pin, designed for use in conjunction with our rolling guides but also suitable for use with modelling clays, plastercine etc . 355mm effective length.
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Contains all the necessary liquids to start, together with full instructions and 16 page booklet. 6 x 20ml colours, 1 x 100ml hardener, mixing sticks, 10 mixing cups, methylated spirits and gloves.
£6.60
Ideal for positioning small pieces. Also great for removing Friendly Plastic from hot water and for curving and shaping.
Use on paper, canvas, canvas boards, hardboard, timber boards, brickwork and plaster.In 1832 William Winsor and Henry Newton introduced the first watercolours to the world and their reputation for supreme quality and innovation has grown ever since. Winsor & Newton have introduced some of the most exciting new colours and improved formulations of acrylic. It is manufactured using only the finest ingredients to produce a free flowing paint and is available in a wide selection of vivid colours...
£10.25
Produces a colourfast dye when combined with Eco Batik dyes. 500g
In this section you will find everything you need for knitting, crochet, embroidery, cross stitch and tapestry, including needles, wools, yarns and a whole host of accessories. We also have some great pre-made kits available which contain everything you need to get those nimble fingers smoking...
A range of clasps, necklaces, earrings and rings in a variety of finishes, perfect for your first step in jewellery making. Adorn these findings with gems, jewels and stones to make your perfect jewellery piece.....
100% recycled card with a lightly grained surface. Perfect for work with pastels, charcoals, chalks and graphite. 360 microns. 450 x 640mm sheets.
670 20mm Venetian mosaic tiles. 1kg tile cement. 1kg grouting mix. Pincers. Sponge. Squeegee. Palette knife. Gloves. Tweexers. Gloves. Apron. Goggles. Information pack.
£4.25
These chublets are great for younger children, featuring an ergonomic stubby shape. 12 bright colours.
These impression stamps are great for regular stamping techniques but can also be transposed onto Angelina. Simply put a fine layer of Angelina directly onto the wooden block. Protect the Angelina from the iron with some baking parchment before pressing down with hot iron. Set of 8 wooden blocks approx.. 50mm each. E QTY TO 8
All-purpose mixing medium for acrylic colours, as well as a final permanent varnish. 237ml.
A range of pre stretched silk shapes ready to use with silk paints, markers and crayons. Perfect as suncatchers, mobiles or pictures.
For creating patterns. Mixed colours. 25g.
Create superb effects with this set of coloured metallic marbling inks. 6 x 20ml bottles in metallic blue, metallic green, metallic red, metallic violet, metallic gold, and metallic silver.
An ideal way to start metal styling, providing you with everything you need in copious quantities and a comprehensive user guide. This means you can embark on serious household projects, such as embellishing old clocks and picture frames or creating simple mirror frames and lampshades. Contents include; 8 large Brass styling sheets (coverage approx. 5ft square), styling tool, flame styling torch, antiquing patina, burnishing wool, applicator brush, gloves, apron and information pack.
Short handled oval brushes which are made from good quality pony hair. This thick brush will hold large quantities of colour and will cover large surface areas quickly.
£6.50
Back in vogue! Choose from traditional patterns or modern alternatives. 65% polyester, 35% viscose. 152cm/60” wide. Available by the metre.
This bag contains all those scraps you wished you’d kept! A great mix of wool, yarn and cloth scraps which are perfect for using with an embellisher machine or general textile work such as weaving, felting and collage work.
£10.99
Apply to copper foil or lead prior to soldering. 250ml.
Here at Homecrafts HQ our creative guys have searched high and low to bring you the best selection of brushes on the market. Understanding artist's needs is what we do best so we have made sure that we cater for all in this section. Long handled, short handle, round, flat or thin...
A top–of-the-range 100% polyester, core-spun thread from Madeira. Aerofil is a premium thread suitable for all purpose sewing and quilting. It may be used in sewing machines or overlockers or for hand sewing. 100% polyesterAvailable in 400m and 1,000m reels80 different colours2 strand threadChlorine resistantWash at up to 95 degrees
Easy to use. Simply scrape away the dense black coating to reveal a shiny silver foil. Pack contains 10 x A4 sheets.
Slotted eyes aid threading, otherwise as sharps. Two each of 4's, 6's, and 8's.
This superb assortment features a selection of natural finishes that are suitable for a variety of craft projects such as pictures, friezes, collage and 3D work. Includes marble, leaf, wood and stone designs. Plain colour on reverse. 280 x 215mm sheets.
This brush stand will store up to 48 brushes in their correct upright position thus preventing damage of brush hairs.
£14.25
Nickel plated hair clips ready to embellish and decorate. Available in two sizes and supplied in packs of 10.
Can be added to colour or applied over painted items. 45ml bottle.
£33.99
This Heat Gun operates at a temperature hotter than a hair dryer and cooler than a paint stripper, allowing you to heat all kinds of plastic mediums. Especially useful for embossing work and metal design work. Recommended for use with Tyvek.
This flattened wire spring bends in all directions yet remains stiff. Very useful for removing a blocked crown or brim off the hat block after stiffening and drying. The wire springs have smooth ends so there will be no damage to the hat fabric.
Artist's canvas is the foundation of your creativity which is only tamed by its boundaries, that's why we stock our stretched, ready primed canvases in a range of sizes and shapes to suit every purpose. Our range includes round canvas, oval canvas, professional gallery style canvas and our very popular essentials value canvases.
Colours: pink, green, yellow, blue and cream. 230 microns. 450 x 640mm sheets.
Nickel plated steel key rings. Approximately 40mm. Supplied in packs of 10.
A smooth white printing paper which is ideal for use in screen printing, block printing, litho sketch and intaglio. Size 510 x 760mm. 80gsm. 25 sheet pack
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Ideal for all year round art and craft activities these metallic stars are great for Christmas activities; cards, display, collage. 50 assorted gold and silver. 90mm dia.
Bockingford is made from extremely pure, high quality, photographic type woodpulp. It is renowned as an economical quality paper containing most of the features of the more expensive rag papers, making it particularly suitable for students using watercolour. It is acid free and internally sized. It can be used for watercolours, ink work, watercolour pencils, gouache, acrylics and pastels. For use with Printing techniques we recommend a paper weight of 180gsm or above, although some artists use lighter...
Use with our Acryl range and you will be able to extend your paint, increase the brilliance of colours and their transparency without altering the texture of the paint. Gel mediums are simply acrylic paint without the pigment, and our Gloss Gel will dry to give a clear, glossy luminosity. Try mixing the gel with colour or apply over dried paint. 500ml.
£53.00
Oil painting is such a wonderfully convoluted process; creating a structure produced by the application of successive layers of buttery, oily goodness! Whereas acrylic paint has a very short drying time...
10 sheets of board 510 x 640mm each containing different sizes of press-out mounts. The pack contains one each of the following colours – red, cream, deep blue, green, jade, old gold, pale grey, pink, buff and yellow. Mount sizes are: 125 x 175mm, 200 x 250mm, 250 x 300mm, 300 x 400mm, 400 x 500mm, 513 x 638mm, 525 x 650mm. A total of 60 mounts in all. Also included is a sheet of greyboard 530 x 660mm, ideal for use as a picture mounting board. 380 microns. 0.38mm thickness.
Our table top easel is made in sturdy timber and designed to take boards and canvases up to 537mm. To ensure all work is held firmly in position an adjustable back clamp has been incorporated. The easel also reclines which means an artist or student can work at whichever angle suits them best. Dimensions: Base: 220mm x 320mm. Height: 500mm. Max. Canvas Height: 537mm. (SELF ASSEMBLY)
- 2mm laser-cut plywood shapes - Decorate with paints, glitter, collage - Can be used for card toppers or tree or wall decoration - Comes in a pack of 3 - Sizes range from 75mm - 90mm in height and width
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These Tempera Blocks are manufactured using only the finest pigments, binders and fillers which means they are not liable to crack or crumble. They provide a smooth opaque colour that features a high degree of brilliance and lightfastness which provides vivid, long-lasting designs even in bright sunlight. The quality of the binder is important as it ensures colour is easily picked up by brush or sponge and evenly brushed out, whilst ensuring good adhesion between surface and colour.
Scalloped decorative border is a must for every bulletin board. Works for signs, wall and room decorations or anywhere that needs a little trim. A unique fade-resistant material. 57mm x 15m rolls.
Fabric is easily as versatile as paper these days with the array of fabric paints and dyes currently on the market. This section includes our range of fabric paints, dyes and guttas in order for you to add your own touch onto a blank fabric.
Cotman brushes blend synthetic fibres of differing thicknesses to achieve qualities sought after by the artist. The set contains 3 Series III Watercolour Brushes (Sizes 1, 4 and 6) and a 9.38mm (3/8") Series 666 One Stroke Brush.
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