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Best craft kits: Our top 30 from independent UK makers

Whilst we are spending more time at home, we know many will reach out to craft and creativity as their salvation. Our community of tutors have created some fabulous craft kits that you can use from the comfort and safety of your own homes! We wanted to share with you our top 30 kits from independent UK makers, to suit all budgets and interests. 

With lockdown and the 'Bridgerton effect' generating a new interest in embroidery, needle-work, and, erm four poster beds, we bring you some of the latest must-have hobby craft boxes & kits of 2021...

Craft-from-home kits up to £30

 

Slow stitch kit- Orkney shores

£16.75 +P&P

Take a mindful trip along the Orkney shores with this treasure trove of fabric and trims for your slow stitching project.

More from Maire Curtis here.

 

 

 

DIY Leather Purse Kit 

£25

From total beginners to confident makers you CAN make your own luxury leather purse at home. 

More from Hands of Tym here.

 

Unicorn Mosaic Kit

£22 +P&P

Montet Designs have an amazing selection of mosaic kits.

More from Montet Designs here.

 

Vegan Eco Soy Wax Candle Making Kit

£23

Chase the blues away and learn a new skill with this soy candle making starter set with easy instructions!

More from The Flamingo Studio here.

 

Rainbow Cow Needle Felting Kit

£21.99

The kit contains everything you will need to create the model, and has easy to follow step by step instructions.

More from Frankie and Sidney here.

 

Rolled Beeswax Candle Making Kit

£22

Learn how to make at least 5 beautiful beeswax candles using a rolling technique. 

More from Candle by Events here.

 

Applique/ Embroidery Kit

£29

This delightful applique/embroidery kit includes everything you need to make a beautifully layered garden border.

More from Tigley Textiles here.

 

Mosaic Stars Kit Party Pack

£29

Enjoy some time with family or friends and all create some beautiful mosaics.

More from Crafty You Crafty Me here.

 

DIY Tartan Flower Kit

£25

This kit contains everything you need to make your own tartan ruffle corsage style flower.

More from Margaret Woodliff Wright Millinery here.

 

Floral Heart Fused Glass Kit

£20.50

Try this DIY kit and decorate your own pretty fused glass heart. Includes postage three ways for the firing.

More from Chrissy Webster Mosaic & Craft here.

 

Craft-from-home kits £30 - £70

 

 

Bronze-effect Sleeping Cat Clay Sculpture Kit

£35

The kit comes with written instructions and a link to videos showing Jo explaining the complete process.

See more from Jo Garden Art here.

 

5 feather macrame kit

£55

Create your very own macrame wall hanging in this stunning 5 feather design.

More from Larkswold here.

 

Beginners Chunky Arm-Knitted Throw Kit

£67 +P&P

Learn how to knit an on-trend arm knitted throw perfect for any interior.

More from A Boat Full of Wool here.

 

 

Cyanotype Printng- Embroidery Hoop Kit

£39.95

Also known as 'sun-printing' cyanotype is a fantastic craft for capturing botanical images.

More from Mapp of London here.

 

DIY Neon Sign Kit 

£50

Follow the clear and illustrated guide to create your personalised neon sign.

More from Twin Made here.

 

Portrait Drawing Gift Box

£40

Perfect for anybody keen to develop their portrait drawing.

More from Jake Spicer at Draw Brighton here.

 

Woodland Friends Felt Mobile Kit

£47.80

This felt mobile sewing kit is a great way to learn how to construct a mobile with felt characters.

More from Maire Curtis Lakeland Studio here.

 

Teddy Bear Making Kit

£51.50

Alfie the bear has been designed to be a bear making class in a box with full detailed instructions.

More from Alford Craft Market Centre here.

 

Lino Print Kit - 18 Items

£44 + P&P

Learn the art of lino printing with this fabulous 18 piece kit.

More from Catherine carmyllie Textile Artist here.

 

Crystal Wire Wrap Kit 

£32

Video instructions and all the materials you will need to practice this beautiful craft with confidence.

More from BCT Kits & Workshops here.

 

Craft-from-home kits from £70

 

 

Family & Friends Clay Hare Sculpture Kit

£89

A fabulous kit with full instructions, with enough materials for 4 people to enjoy.

More from Jo Garden Art here.

 

Journal Print-making and Book-binding Kit

£130

A kit which celebrates colour, texture, mark making and bookbinding!

More from Arienas Collective here.

 

Sculpture Kit

£220

You will receive an armature, a manual, access to tutorials and demos, and all you need to confidently sculpt.

More from Lydia Smith Sculpture Studio here.

 

Lap Joint Woodworking Box

£90

Materials and instructions included to help you create this box from high grade douglas fir (smells amazing!)

More from Tom Trimmins Woodwork here.

 

 

"The Charlie" Leather Tote- Kit and Pattern

£119 +P&P

A gorgeous classic leather tote kit known as "The Charlie." Full kit and pattern included.

More from RJ Leather Sewing School here.

 

Stone Carving Squirrel Kit

£136.50 + P&P

Fabulous kit with full set of instructions give you a step by step guide of how to make your first stone 'masterpiece'.

More from Tim York at Southern Stone here.

£99 + P&P

Perfect for beginners who want to jump in to solid silver jewellery making full throttle.

More from Wild Heart Collectif here.

 

 

 

Resin Art Kit

£83

In this resin art kit you will receive everything you need to start creating beautiful resin pieces.

More from Norman Reay at Reson-8 here.

 

Stained Glass Starter Kit

£214.95

This toolkit contains all the tools you will need to get started working with stained glass.

More from EJaRt Creative here.

 

Goldwork Embroidery Kit

£76

Learn all the essential goldwork techniques for application of unique threads. 

More from Maire Curtis Lakeland Studio here.

We have such a fantastic range of kits and we are so proud of our tutors who continue to adapt to change in circumstances for the nation right now. To see our full range of kits please click here. 

We also have a fantastic range of live online and online on demand workshops if you need a more 'real-life' experience and guidance from our expert artisans. 

 

Stay home and stay safe.

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