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Topic: Canadian Crafting Supplies (Online) -- Updated 21/07/07  (Read 17314 times)
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Neigung
« on: March 27, 2006 12:48:39 PM »

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Canadian Stores with Online Checkouts

Candle & Soap Making Supplies (Bath and Body)
Aquarius Aroma & Soap: www.aquariusaroma-soap.com
CanWax - www.canwax.com
Essence Supply: www.essencesupply.com
Nature's Natural Solutions (fragrances only):
www.goatmilkskincare.com/fragranceoilsmain.html
Voyageur Soap & Candle: www.voyageursoapandcandle.com

Fabric/ Sewing Supplies
A Great Notion Sewing Supply Ltd. - www.agreatnotion.com/catalogue/enter.html
Designer Fabrics - www.designerfabrics.ca/shop/scripts/
Kids Fabrics - www.kidsfabrics.com
Wazoodle - www.wazoodle.com

Jewellery/ Beading Tools and Supplies
beadFX Inc - www.beadfx.com
The Beading Room - www.thebeadingroom.com
Bedrock Supply Ltd. - www.bedrocksupply.ca
Black Tulip Designs - www.blacktulipdesigns.com
Canada Beading Supply - www.canbead.com
Designed by RJ - www.RJBeads.etsy.com
Designer Beads - www.designerbeads.com
The eBeadStore - www.raydeccreations.com
Lacy & Company - www.lacytools.ca
Lauscha Canada - www.lauschacanada.com
NLM Glass Arts - www.nlmglassarts.com
The Northern Bead Company - www.northernbead.com
Strung Out Beads - www.strungoutbeads.ca

Misc.
ARTchix Studio - www.artchixstudio.com/mall/shopindex.asp
Curry's Art Supplies - www.currys.com
Lee Valley & Veritas - www.leevalley.com
Loomis Art Store - www.loomisartstore.com
Mary Maxim - www.marymaxim.ca
West Coast Ribbon Supply - www.westcoastribbonsupply.com

Yarn/ Wool/ Felting & Spinning Tools/ Other Needle Work
Ariadne Knits - www.ariadneknits.com
Birkeland Bros. Wool Ltd. - www.birkelandwool.net
Cross-Stitch Cupbord - www.cross-stitch.ca
Elann - www.elann.com
Gnome Sweet Gnome - www.gnomesweetgnome.com
Knitting Styles - www.karpstyles.com
Ram Wools - www.ramwools.com
Red Bird Knits - www.redbirdknits.com
Wool-Tyme - www.wool-tyme.com
Yarn by the Bag - www.yarnbythebag.com
Yarn Forward - www.yarnforward.ca
Yarn Sale - www.yarnsale.ca

Other Misc. Canadian Stores
(some accept telephone/ email orders)

Dye
G&S Dye - www.gsdye.com

Fabric/ Sewing Supplies
Textile Outfitters - www.justmakeit.com

Jewellery/ Beading Tools and Supplies
The Bead Lady - www.thatbeadlady.com
The Bead Shop - www.thebeadshopcanada.com
Frabels - www.frabels.com
John Bead - www.johnbead.com

Misc.
Swinton's Art Supply & Instruction - www.swintonsart.com

Paper
The Japanese Paper Place - www.japanesepaperplace.com
The Paper Place - www.thepaperplace.ca

Yarn/ Wool/ Felting & Spinning Tools
Gaspereau Valley Fibres - www.gaspereauvalleyfibres.ca
Gemini Fibres - www.geminifibres.com
London-Wul Fibre Arts - www.thewoolworks.com
Romni Wools - www.romniwools.com
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2006 11:46:58 AM »

Great idea!

Here's some more!

Fabric:
http://www.designerfabrics.ca/shop/scripts/

Japanese fabric:
http://www.thingsjapanese.ca/

Yarn/Wool:
http://www.romniwools.com/
http://www.lettuceknit.com - do mailing orders worldwide
http://www.geminifibres.com/
http://www.gnomesweetgnomes.com - CND prices at par with US prices - no handling fee and they have an ebay store as well (website could use some work but the people are super nice)
http://www.nakedsheep.ca/

Paper:
http://www.thepaperplace.ca/
http://japanesepaperplace.com/index.htm

Dyes:
http://www.gsdye.com/

General:
http://www.loomisartstore.com/lo/index.asp
http://www.swintonsart.com/aboutus.html
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2006 11:49:01 AM »

Thank you both so much!
I really only have a Wal-Mart for supplies, so these will come in handy!
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2006 12:25:23 AM »

thanks - i'm in the yukon so this is an amazing resource for me! thank you thank you
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2006 01:22:01 PM »

I'd love to hear positive experiences that people have had with these online shops.  I haven't been very happy with a lot of the different places that I've had to order from lately. For example, products not being properly labelled, pictures that are way too small, shopping carts that don't work, products listed that they don't actually have, the owner emailing me to say that the shipping cost is really high, but not giving me a quote, etc.... frustrating.   I want to know who should be getting my business!
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2006 02:25:09 PM »

i just got an order from www.yarnsale.ca
it came quick
postage was reasonable
no customs b/c it is canadian
best bit: i got Debbie Bliss wool/cotton for less than $4 a ball!

ps it is a bit of wading through novelty yarn but there are some select lovely natural fibers available at pretty good rates!
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« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2006 12:08:44 PM »

Nice... I added Yarn Sale to the list.

A few months back I wasn't able to log into Pen Ink and Paper (http://peninkpaper.com) and there was no responce from the admin when I emailed them with my problem.  I just tried logging in again today and it worked.  I guess it was just a kink that they had to work out... hopefully everything goes well with them now, they're the only online retailer (aside from Lacy's which doesn't have a great selection) of PMC and PMC accessories in Canada that I know of.
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2006 01:05:27 PM »

http://yarnforward.com/
http://www.wool-tyme.com/

I'm sorry these were posted! hehe. I haven't had any experience ordering online through them, by my experiences at their bricks & mortar stores were quite good.
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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2006 07:16:28 AM »

Thanks for the links!
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« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2006 12:28:36 PM »

Some that I like:

http://thatbeadlady.com/home.htm - bead patterns/kits/supplies - located Southern Ontario, very friendly, good service, has store on location too (often buy from them when they have a booth at the local bead or craft fairs in Toronto)

http://www.beadfx.com/ - I usually shop at their store or booth when they are at a craft/bead show since I live very close to them

http://torontobeadsociety.org/ - not a store, but the local bead society - links to some artisans who sell patterns, etc, like Maria Rypan

http://canbead.com/index_loaded.html - located in Ottawa - good supplier of semi-precious goods.  Again, I buy from them when they are in town with craft shows (namely the Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival)

http://frabels.com/ - located in Quebec - mainly a wholesaler for those who qualify

http://johnbead.com/ - located in Toronto, also a wholesaler

http://www.thebeadshopcanada.com/MainCatalogPage.html - a BC bead shop

http://northernbead.com/ - haven't had to order from them yet - located in Toronto, looks promising

For general crafts, lots of crochet/knit/cross stitch, etc:

http://www.marymaxim.com/Default.asp - located in Paris, Ontario
(they operate bigyarnsale.ca too)

Also for knit/crochet patterns and needles/hooks

http://karpstyles.com/ - located in Northern Canada

And a good supplier for nicely priced yarn, located in BC (I have ordered from them at least three times, very satisfactorily:

http://yarnbythebag.com/



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