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Topic: craft store addresses and events in Belgium: hasselt, brussels, leuven  (Read 16908 times)
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« on: October 01, 2007 04:56:17 AM »

Hi,

here is a short list of craft-related addresses and events that i know of in Belgium, sorted by city:


Hasselt:

-Hasselt Montmartre: square next to the town hall
art/craft market in July & August - for free to participate

-Pitje-Patje:  Botermarkt 4
craft supplies shop

-Veritas: Koning Albertstraat 56
craft supplies shop
http://www.veritas.be/

-Stoffenpaleis: Luikersteenweg 9
fabric shop

-Hand-made: Diesterstraat 3
yarn shop
http://hand-made.be/

-De Banier: Vaartstraat 14
art/craft supplies shop
http://debanier.be/

-Schleiper: De Schiervelaan 1 - Koningin Astridlaan 2
art/craft supplies shop
http://www.schleiper.com/


Brussels:

-Recyclart Holidays: Recyclart, under train station Kappellekerk
music festival with craft/art market in July & August - for free to participate
http://www.recyclart.be


Leuven:

-'t Wolwinkeltje: Parijsstraat 25
yarn, fabric and craft supplies shop
http://www.twolwinkeltje.be/


De Banier, Veritas and Schleiper are also in other cities.

I hope this can be helpful for some of you!

Nina
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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2007 12:10:14 PM »

That's awesome thank you!  Grin i've heard the recycleart place mentioned but never knew what/where it was.
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2007 09:18:58 AM »

Thank you.
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2007 03:14:46 AM »

thankyou for the recycleart thingy. It sounds good Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2008 01:29:45 AM »

Thankyou so much !! I'm going this afternoon to Hasselt so maybe I can check out some of those adresses ^^
(If I find them that is ...)
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2008 12:24:50 PM »

Few more to add...

Arteclub www.arteclub.be
223 avenue Georges Henri, Brussels

Folio
Woluwe shopping centre, Brussels

Creatine
http://www.creatinewavre.be (Wavre)
http://www.creatinestockel.be/creatine/ (stockel)

http://www.maison-lefebvre.be (Brussels)


Club paper shop (city2 and a million other places)
Bit expensive but it's a general stationary/art supplies kinda place.

Zeeman, Wibra, Kruidvat and Hema (Wavre, Leuven, Brussels) often have little bits for kiddy or simple crafts too.

http://www.creavenue.com has a craft/art/classes search thats pretty extensive.

For dress material the only place I've seen thats any good is Pauli in Leuven. Everywhere else is either unreachable by public transport or way to expensive to consider (if anyone knows different please please let me know...my UK supply ran out months ago and withdrawal symptoms are starting to kick in Tongue)

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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2008 06:43:29 AM »

by dress material, do you mean fabric and yarn? there's 't Wolwinkeltje in Leuven too, but their fabrics are a bit expensive. they have very lovely fabrics and yarn though! in Hemp-made in Leuven they sell organic hemp yarn and fabric, but you have to ask them about it in advance, because it's not always all in the store.
in Brussels i think there are some markets with cheap fabrics and probably some stores too.
I've seen several fabric stores in Gent (2 in Ledeberg/Gentbrugge) but I don't know their names nor addresses. i've seen a sewing machine store in Ledeberg/Gentbrugge too.
I heard that in Mechelen there is a store by the same owners as Stoffenpaleis in Hasselt.
Hand-made in Hasselt has been closed since a while.
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« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2008 07:13:03 AM »

this is also interesting: http://stoffenspektakel.nl/
i might go to the one in Hasselt
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« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2008 07:19:27 AM »

i forgot to mention something else: in hasselt there's a book store called De Markies Van Carrabas that sells very cool alternative craft books. other book stores like De Slegte have nice (second-hand) craft books too, but these are more in the DIY/alternative culture vein and almost all written in english. they have books on graphic design, art and architecture too, if you are curious.

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« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2008 07:34:06 AM »

this is also interesting: http://stoffenspektakel.nl/
i might go to the one in Hasselt

I saw that when we were riding the bus.
Bad things is... I won't be in Hasselt when it takes place...
we have vacation than. *bummer*
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