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Little Shop of Hobbies, Pedder Street, Morecambe
This is an original arts and crafts shop, and they are an official stockist of Frenchic Furniture and wall paint.
They cater for all your arts and crafts essentials with a stock of thousands of items, from balsa wood to Rowan wool.
Customers range from model enthusiasts to discerning knitters, and children with school projects.
Mrs Johnson’s Emporium, Bond Street, Blackpool
Johnson’s is a haven for knitters, crocheters, sewists and other crafters. They have more than 8,000 different types of button as well as a full range of DMC and Anchor stranded cottons and tapestry wool. They have increased the range of yarns and haberdashery that they stock, and plan to squeeze much more in to delight and tempt crafters.
Johnson’s has been an established family business since before 1974. And the emporium has been situated in the beautiful ex-bank building since 1985.
Visit the website at www.mrsjohnsonsemporium.co.uk/ for more information.
Oh Sew Crafty, Berry Lane, Longridge
This little gem has a wealth of crafting goodies available, and it is all served up with a friendly and inspirational approach to crafting.
There is something for all crafting types - working with wool, or sewing. And even craft kits for kids.
Visit the website for more - https://itsohsewcrafty.com/
Studio Arts, North Road, Lancaster
StudioArtShop is the online shop of Studio Arts which was established in 1972 by Ann Dodgson, initially started as a small business selling a basic range of art materials, such as paint and brushes.
Further diversity came with the opening of Studio Arts Gallery to display and sell the works of local artists, before moving on to publishing limited edition prints and greeting cards.
The website - https://www.studioartshop.com/ - is full of useful information and resources for the arts community, and also provides a valuable place to buy discount art materials.
It is also an official Games Workshop retailer, with a wide range of Warhammer and Citadel products.