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24 inspiring craft websites

Best craft websites

Moonfruit’s finest artisans step into the spotlight

Ready to take that hobby to the next level?

Well, meet the people who made the jump from hobbyist to professional with style and perfect execution.

Using Moonfruit as a platform to sell their wares to world, they’ve created some of the most elegant and eye-catching websites out there.

Here’s our pick of the best:

Miss Poppy Cakes

Best craft websites

www.misspoppycakes.co.uk

A firm favourite here at Moonfruit HQ (any accusations that they bribe us with cakes are totally unfounded).

Miss Poppy Cakes offers a wide range of fresh cakes, organic coffees, fresh juices and smoothies.

Based in London, they bake fancy goods popular with locals and tourists alike.

Linzie Wood (Stitch-fabrics)

Best craft websites

www.stitch-fabrics.com

Launched by Linzi Hannam, Stich-Fabrics sell stunning, handcrafted clothes, quilts, table cloths and home decoration.

Rosablue

Craft websites

www.rosablue.com

Rosablue print their own cotton and tailor any item to suit, so you know you’re getting something special when you order from them.

You can buy online or visit their cool little shop in Cheltenham.

Little Lost Soul

Craft websites

www.littlelostsoul.com

Little Lost Soul was established as an extension freelance artist Lucy Pass’s work.

They now offer a range of clothing and accessories featuring Lucy’s designs. Each product is made by hand in her studio, using a range of techniques from block printing to embroidery.

Home and Tribe

Craft websites

www.homeandtribe.com

Home and Tribe is a collaboration of bohemian decor, handcrafted homewares and boho bags – bought to you with love from around the world.

In line with their fair trade ethics, a percentage of sales go back into funding creative handicraft charities around the globe.

Literary Emporium

Craft websites

www.literaryemporium.co.uk

Literary Emporium is a giftware brand specialising in handmade jewellery, stationery and gifts inspired by great works of literature.

Created by Rio Brown, the range started with a single postcard featuring a famous quote from Wuthering Heights, and has gone on to include jewellery, stationary and even confetti.

Lexis Place

Craft websites

www.lexisplace.co.uk

Lexi’s delicately handcrafted accessories are super quirky and cute.

Want an Alice in Wonderland inspired bracelet? This is the place to go.

Reloved Vintage

Craft websites

www.relovedvintageinteriors.co.uk

As the name suggests, Reloved Vintage restores and sells antique and vintage furniture.

Inspired by rustic French interiors, classic Scandinavian style and east coast American furniture, as well as the home styles we remember from family photos from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

Hello Hadley

Craft websites

www.hellohadley.com

Graphic designer Gemma Hadley started out helping friends design their wedding invites and now offers a wide range of personalised stationery. Professional but characterful designs.

MoonKo

Craft websites

www.moonko.co.uk

MoonKo was founded by Deborah Moon to support emerging and graduate designers within the art and design sector.

Over the last two years she has taken MoonKo from strength to strength, working with top designers Best of British and winning awards from both Theo Paphitis and Jacqueline Gold.

Designed by the Deans

Craft websites

www.designedbythedeans.com

It’s great to send a card when it’s someone’s birthday or a special occasion but what about sending someone a card for no reason other than to make them smile?

That’s the idea behind Ben and Silje Deans great greeting card designs.

Meli Jewelry

Craft websites

www.melijewelrydesign.com

Ashley Gall’s inspiration for Méli Jewelry stems from her love of graphic art, architectural design and motifs found in the natural environment.

Each piece is custom-designed and carefully hand-crafted from the highest quality sterling silver, 14K & 18K gold, and gold fill.

DanYELL/Paperpattern

Craft websites

www.danyell.co.uk

DanYELL is the label of surface pattern designer Danielle Cassells.

Her aim is to simply brighten up the place with some vibrant, fun prints that she can apply to many items such as greetings cards, invitations, accessories and your living room walls.

She also has a spin off site ‘Paperpattern’, which specialises in bespoke, light-hearted invitations.

Craft websites

www.paperpattern.moonfruit.com

Kirsty Ellen Mottram

Craft websites

www.kirstyellenmottram.moonfruit.com

Kirsty is a freelance surface designer and illustrator. Working in fabrics and prints, she has developed a bright, distinctive style all of her own.

Rosie and Radish

Craft websites

www.rosieandradish.com

Rosie and Radish was dreamt up by illustrator Helen Turner and graphic designer Amy Clarke.

Rosie, their pink cheeked little heroine, and her naughty pet mouse Radish have finally found their way onto a range of beautifully designed greeting cards and prints. With lots of delightful new gifts and products in the pipeline the future sure is looking err…Rosie!

Emma Alington

Craft websites

www.emmaalington.moonfruit.com

Working from her ceramics studio in Berkshire, Emma is building her own brand as a designer-maker working on her own collections, as well as on custom orders for retailers, specialising in high end handcrafted functional ceramics.

Quality craftsmanship and emphasis on creating beautiful, functional pieces are central to her design process.

Etrala

Craft websites

www.etrala.london

Pioneering in eco-production and made in the UK, Etrala London designs high-end limited and ethical collections. Each piece is handmade in London using 100% natural fabrics, such as pure silk, British wool and organic cotton.

The company uses a ‘slow fashion concept’ and only produces as per demand to reduce surplus stock and wastage.

Thread Squirrel

Craft websites

www.threadsquirrel.co.uk

Tracey Marshall started sewing as a teenager on her grandma’s old sewing machine.

Initially, she started embroidering simple outlines on to items for the home but her designs have since developed to include further personalisation including names and dates, button markers and connecting lines.

Her range feature cushions, notice boards, wheat bags, tote bags and aprons, with more items been introduced each month.

Papercut Pretties

Craft websites

www.papercutpretties.co.uk

Lovingly crafted to order, Papercuts intricately designed cards are perfect for any occasion.

A bit like Moonpig but with more sentiment and care.

JamJar Workshops

Craft websites

www.jamjarworkshops.co.uk

JamJar Workshops are a crafting company who provide monthly craft workshops and masterclasses.

They also offer birthday party experiences that are themed to your specification.

The New England Shop

Craft websites

www.thenewenglandshop.com

Offering a range of New England inspired home and giftware, the shop prides itself on sourcing and producing only the best quality goods.

They also try to use recycled and natural materials for both packaging and product ranges.

Coo and Co.

Craft websites

www.cooandco.co.uk

Coo & co is the brand name for work made by Jenny McCabe. Her illustrations and prints appear on posters, cards, cushions, bags, tea-towels and she even has a book showing you how it is all done.

Go check it out.

Claire Grossman

Craft websites

www.claregrossman.co.uk

Claire specialises in oil paintings on panel and also ‘one off’ works on paper, using a range of printmaking techniques.

A combination of layers, abstracted marks, colour and line are built up and then partially removed or covered over by subsequent over painting to produce subtle yet powerful images.

Her artwork has been exhibited across the UK and abroad and is also held in various private, corporate and national collections including the V&A Museum, BUPA Headquarters, Care International Scotland and The Langham London.

So, feeling inspired and ready to show your talents to the world? Get started today with your own Moonfruit website.


Andy Siddons
Content Writer

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