Welcome to the new look Craft Arena website!

Craft Arena sells needlecraft, knitting, crochet, mixed media and craft supplies, Brother sewing machines, haberdashery, beads, craft books, gifts and textile art. We hold regular workshops in a variety of crafts and showcase the work of local artists in frequently changing exhibitions at Gallery 50, our dedicated Textile Art Gallery. Find us upstairs in the Barleylands Craft Village, Billericay, Essex.

At Craft Arena we either use or personally recommend everything we sell. If you have a specific requirement please contact us and we will do our best to help.

We stock a wide range of Brother Sewing and Embroidery machines and offer a full personal demonstration before you buy so that you get the right machine for your needs. We also give FREE training on most machines so that you can make the most of your new purchase.

Shopping online at Craft Arena couldn't be easier! Start by selecting Shop from the menu above. If this is your first time using our web site, you might find Shopping online at Craft Arena helpful. The menu at the top of each page also lets you access useful documents from our Resources section, information About Craft Arena, and pictures from Gallery 50 exhibitions

I look forward to seeing you in the studio soon.

Featured

Silk Painting for Beginners

Saturday, 18 June 2016 -
10:30am to 4:00pm

In this workshop you will explore various silk painting techniques and be able to enjoy the art of painting on silk yourself with Jannetta’s expert help. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners.
Jannetta is a member of the Guild of Silk Painters and the Guild of Essex Craftsmen.

Price: 
£60.00

Vessels - Intermediate Powertex with Jayne Laouami-Baigent

Saturday, 23 April 2016 -
10:30am to 4:30pm

For beginners and those who know how to use this unique medium, this workshop will show you how to start or take your skills forward and allow you to create 3D vessels. You will use fabric, inclusions, paint and Powertex to make vases and bowls and learn how to incorporate lighter colours into your work.
All materials are included in this workshop, but please feel free to bring your own embellishments to add to your work.

Price: 
£60.00

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Mettler Silk Finish SFC 50 0348 Mole Gray 1829m

SFC 50
Mole Gray
1829m
Price: 
£10.70

Mettler Silk Finish SFC 50 0416 Dark Charcoal 1829m

SFC 50
Dark Charcoal
1829m
Price: 
£10.70