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Buttons Vintage and New

By Appointment, Sippy Downs, QLD, 4556

Delivers to or Services Australia-Wide (Online only)

We sell buttons online for all your craft needs. Order as little or as many as you like. Postage within Australia & NZ.

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The Scrapbook Store

475 Charles St, North Perth, WA, 6006

Stockists of a large range of paper craft supplies - stamps, paper, punches, tools, adhesives, storage and ribbons.

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Crafty Candle Supplies

Unit 5, 73 Assembly Dr, Dandenong South, VIC, 3175

Delivers to or Services Australia-Wide (Online only)

We sell candle making supplies online at wholesale prices. We have a unique range of waxes, jars, fragrances and wicks.

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Highgate Needle Nook

Shop 4, 453 Fullarton Rd, Highgate, SA, 5063

We supply wools and yarns from all the major distributors including Cleckheaton, Heirloom, Sirdar, Panda, Patons and Shepherd. If it’s a good yarn you’re after, you’re at the right place!

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User Guide To Haberdashery and Craft Retailers

What is Haberdashery?
Haberdashery is any item sold in a haberdasher shop. A haberdasher on the other hand is a person, who sells materials used in sewing such as buttons, thread, needles, zippers, etc. The term may refer to different things depending on the place and time used. The following are some of its definition:

  1. In United Kingdom, the term haberdashery is a term used to refer any forms of tailoring materials.
  2. In England, however, haberdashery refers to shops that specialize in window draperies.
  3. In United States, the term is used to denote men clothing stores that sell clothing accessories that are exclusively or originally meant for men.

In contemporary times, the term is now used as a synonym with craft and scrapbooking materials.
Etymology
The term is believed to first appear on Chauser's Canterbury Tales. As used in the said literature, haberdashers were peddlers and merchants of small wares such as needles, threads and pins.
Haberdashery Items
To give you more idea about haberdasheries, the following is an enumeration of items that fall under this category:

  • Novelty Buttons
  • Beads
  • Clearance
  • Cotton Tape
  • Craft Items
  • Crocheting Materials
  • Laces and Ribbons
  • Garters
  • Fasteners
  • Fabric Glue
  • Knitting Lace
  • Knitting Patterns
  • Ribbon
  • Fancy Scissors
  • Sequins
  • Sewing Machine Needles
  • Sewing Needles and Pins
  • Sewing Thread
  • Tailors Chalk

Qualities of a Good Haberdasher Shop
Here are the characteristics that you should look for when choosing a good haberdasher shop:

  • A one-stop haberdasheries shop. Offers items in different kinds and brand names
  • Open to wholesale bargaining and single purchase
  • Has superior customer service Staff of haberdashery store should be creative and knowledgeable on scrapbooking, tailoring and other craft-related activities
  • Accepts product return, exchange and refund under given circumstances
  • Provides delivery and shipping services to anywhere in Australia
  • Accepts different modes of payment; via credit cards, ATM cards, money transfer, direct bank deposit, checks and cash
  • Display products correctly (preferably arranged by categories) for easy and convenient shopping
  • Offers free membership card to loyal customers which can be used to purchase products in discounted prices and freebies

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Latest Reviews

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Rosalind

06 May 2016

I found the shop well laid out with lots of different stock. The staff where extremely helpful. I am...
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The Scrapbook Store

475 Charles St, North Perth, WA
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Mum

22 Jul 2014

WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE EVER! Rude, unhelpful - a special embroidery kit, a gift from my mum given to...
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Highgate Needle Nook

Shop 4, 453 Fullarton Rd, Highgate, SA
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Carlo

17 Jul 2014

As a Jeweller, I was surprised that a friend recommended a bead shop to me. I was more surprised tha...
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Benjamin's Crafts

30a King St, Bayswater, WA
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Suzanne

01 Nov 2013

I honestly can say that I have not been to a bead shop in WA with a greater range of beads! They eve...
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Benjamin's Crafts

30a King St, Bayswater, WA
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