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Sometimes I sketch out a great new addition to my arts and crafts product line only to find the raw materials to make it are difficult to find. Then I'll go to a seminar or trade show, connect with fellow artists and crafters and find a referral to a fantastic vendor. Here's a listing of recommended arts and crafts vendors.

Vintage Closeout Bead, Craft and Jewelry Part Supplies

Vintage: glass beads, rhinestones, pressed glass cabochons and stones, findings, filigree, wood, plastic beads/parts, bakelite chips, chain, nailheads, lucite, Swarovski, cameos, seed beads (even 17^…More


The completely non-toxic products are: Best Glue Ever, a fast, clear drying glue that stays tacky and glues almost anything, and paper without wrinkles, AND allows you to make your own custom sized g…More

MAGPANELS™ Magnet Boards

Do you want an easy way to use up your fabric stash, and create handy magnetic note boards for quick and easy gifts, or to make for fun and profit?Using your own fabrics and ribbon, along with suppli…More

Dharma Trading - Textile and Silk Painting Supplies

Dharma Trading Co. carries fiber, silk and textile arts and crafts supplies. Quick friendly service. If you are interested in silk painting, this is the place to go. If you aren't sure what type of s…More

PaperPhine - PaperYarns and Paper Twines

PaperPhine sells a wide range of PaperYarns and Paper Twines - some only the tiniest fraction of an inch, others broad and bold.. Specialising on white and natural shades they also offer a selected r…More

Beading Element - Beading Supplies

Seed beads - 6/0, 8/0, 8/0 hex, 11/0, 11/0 delicas, 11/0 hex, 13/0 charlottes and 15/0. SS beads and findings, GF and GV beads and findings, Czech round and fire polish - 3mm, 4mm, 6mm, 8mm. Great co…More

South West Trading Company sells yarn from renewable resources

South West Trading Company sells fantastic fibers from annually renewable resources like corn, soy, milk, bamboo, shrimp and crap shells. They also have a complete library of downloadable knitting pa…More

Silk Strings and Ribbons for Jewelry Making

Silk Painting is Fun (http://www.silkpaintingisfun.com/) sells a complete line of silk strings and ribbons. The company also has instructions on how to create a silk necklace and paint a silk scarf u…More

Delphi Glass

Delphi specializes in stained glass, fusing, mosaics, jewelry and ceramics as well as other unique crafts. We have America's largest selection of art glass and over 30,000 products online. Also take …More

Rishashay Handmade Jewelry Findings

They sell sterling silver, brass and gold-plate jewelry findings such as beads, ear wires and clasps.Rishashay also sells ready made bracelets and necklaces that can be hung with charms or pendants t…More

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Supplies

Anyone making furniture or wooden accessories should check out this website. They sell a complete line of lumber, both finished and unfinished, turning blanks, cabinet doors and drawers and woodworki…More

BL Hammond Supply

BL Hammond Supply sells art conservation materials and frame restoration supplies such as Sekishu paper, gold leaf, gilding wax, dry gesso mix and casting compound. Contact information is on their we…More

Gemplers - Handpicked Commercial Grade Supplies

While Gemplers isn't a typical arts and crafts supply vendor, they sell some great products that may be useful for your business. For example, there is a wide selection of safety gear such as gloves,…More

United Supply Corp

United Supply Corp has a massive warehouse inventory of thousands of arts and crafts supplies. Located in Brooklyn, NY they are sure to have what you want – at factory prices, so you can buy mo…More

Soap Making Supplies

A suggestion for soap making supplies is Soap Crafters. They have a complete supply of soap making products for crafts including melt and pour and many different types of molds. I've used their soap …More

Australian Opal Doublets

The vendor I buy all my australian opal doublets from is Jamming Gems. They ship quickly with orders processing time between 1 - 2 business days. Cost to ship is also reasonable. The last order I pla…More

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