When it comes to arts and crafts, the shopping experience is just as fun (and important) as the creating stage. Looking around for high quality art supplies and materials is not only essential for your DIY session, but it can also be a soothing, relaxing experience where you can cultivate your artistic imagination. Here are the top picks for the best arts and crafts store in Sydney’s Inner City to help you release your inner crafter…
Eckersley’s Art & Craft
93 York Street, Sydney
The vast selection of art supplies will satisfy everyone, from beginners to the most advanced artists. The store also regularly holds “Try Me” events, where visitors can try their hands on new products such as markers and paints.
Morris and Sons
50 York Street, Sydney
A fan of sewing and knitting? Morris and Sons would make you feel like a kid in a candy store. From wools and yarn to buttons and dyes, you can get all things fabric-related here. If you’re just starting out, don’t worry – Morris and Sons also offers classes and workshops where you can learn more about the art.
477 Crown Street, Surry Hills
Located in the heart of the suburb, paper2 offers boutique paper and stationery. The goods, ranging from waxes and seals to notebooks and inks, are either produced in-store or sourced from Tokyo, London, Frankfurt and New York.
The Sydney Art Store
940 Bourke Street, Zetland
Painters rejoice! The Sydney Art Store has everything you need: oil, acrylic, caustic, gouache and watercolour paints, brushes and knives, custom canvases, easels… you name it, they got it.