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Drum roll please… the time has come to announce the winners of the Best of Craft Awards 2019! From the Most Loved Papercraft Range to your Crafting Man and Woman of the Year, the Best of Craft Awards celebrates all aspects of the industry and we’re over the moon to share the results of our 2019 awards with you all.

Shopping Heroes

Most Loved Crafts TV Shopping Channel

Winner

Create and Craft

Highly Commended

Hochanda

QVC

Most Loved UK Crafts Chain Store

Winner

Hobbycraft

Highly Commended

The Range

Crafter's Companion

Best Brand for Crafts

Winner

Crafter's Companion

Highly Commended

Hunkydory

Claritystamp

Best Rated Customer Service

Winner

Create and Craft

Highly Commended

Hochanda

Crafter's Companion

Best Venue for Workshops

Winner

Hobbycraft, Nationwide

Highly Commended

Crafter's Companion, Nationwide

Claritystamp, Kent

Best Brand for Baking

Winner

Lakeland

Highly Commended

Mary Berry

Katy Sue Designs

Best Sewing Machine Brand

Winner

Brother

Highly Commended

Singer

Janome

Stellar Products

Favourite Die-cutting Range

Winner

Gemini, Crafter's Companion

Highly Commended

Sue Wilson, Creative Expressions

Memory & Keepsakes, Tonic Studios

Ultimate Gadget/Machine

Winner

Brother ScanNCut

Highly Commended

Crafter's Companion Gemini

Sizzix Big Shot

Most Loved Stamping Range

Winner

For the Love of Stamps, Hunkydory

Highly Commended

Flowers, Stamps by Chloe

Sentimentally Yours, Phill Martin

Most Loved Papercraft Range

Winner

Adorable Scorable, Hunkydory

Highly Commended

Centura Pearl, Crafter's Companion

Linda Chapman's World of Paper

Made to Inspire

Crafting Man of the Year

Winner

Dean Wilson

Highly Commended

Tim Holtz

John Lockwood, John Next Door

Crafting Woman of the Year

Winner

Leonie Pujol

Highly Commended

Dawn Wheeler

Debbie Shore

Designer of the Year

Winner

Stephanie Weightman

Highly Commended

Sara Davies

Barbara Gray

Most Inspiring Blog

Winner

Create and Craft

Highly Commended

Barbara Gray

Crafter's Companion



Independent Shops

Scotland

Winner

Handmade at Helen's, Dumfries

Highly Commended

The Mad Scrapper, Haddington

McOyster Papercrafts, Cupar

North of England

Winner

Chloes Creative Cards, Durham

Highly Commended

Inspirations, Preston

Art from the Heart, Harrogate

Wales

Winner

Craft Shop, Llandudno

Highly Commended

Creative Cove, Lampeter

Copperfield Crafts, Anglesey

Ireland

Winner

Craftworld, Belfast

Highly Commended

The Craft Cabin, Ballyconnell

Killusty Crafts, Tipperary

Midlands

Winner

Dreamees, Mansfield

Highly Commended

Bee Crafty, Bidford-on-Avon

Dragon's Papercraft, Rugby

South West of England

Winner

Crafty Devils, Barnstaple

Highly Commended

Once Upon a Time, Cricklade

Emerald Crafts, Lyndhurst

South East of England

Winner

Crafts U Love, Charlwood

Highly Commended

Keep on Crafting, Bury St. Edmunds

The Cheap Shop, Tiptree

Editor's Picks

Mixed-media Must-have

Winner

WOW! Embossing Powder Hologram Sparkle

Highly Commended

Hunkydory Prism Pearlescent Powders

Tonic Studios Nuvo Expanding Mousse

Most Inspiring Crafty Read

Winner

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering by Lauren Cooper (Haynes Publishing)

Highly Commended

Seasonal Scandi Crafts by Christiane Bellstedt Myers (Ryland Peters/Cico)

Lettering With Love by Sue Heipler and Yasmin Reddig (Search Press)

Best Product for Lettering & Colouring

Winner

docrafts Artiste Dual Tip Illustration Markers

Highly Commended

Uniball Posca Marker Pens

Pilot Pintor Pens

Most Reliable Adhesive

Winner

Gorilla Glue Crystal Clear Tape

Highly Commended

Stix2 Craft Foam Pads

Hunkydory Sticky Mitts Adhesive A4 Sheets

Judge's Picks

  • Lia Griffith

    The internationally renowned DIY designer, crafter and photographer. Lia's website offers stunning projects inspiring millions worldwide to reconnect with their creativity.

  • Millie Marotta

    Kickstarted the colouring book trend, Millie has an eye for detail and is a respected published author and influencer.

  • Claire Gelder

    Founder of Wool Couture,
    Claire has pioneered the trend for big knitting.

  • Tabitha Waterhouse

    Stationery Buyer for The Range,
    Tabitha knows what makes a fab product.

CRAFT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Winner

Pilot Pintor Art Markers

Highly Commended

Janome 230DC Sewing Machine

CRAFT KIT OF THE YEAR

Winner

Creative World of Crafts Knitty Critters

Highly Commended

Hawthorn Handmade Black Elephant Embroidery Kit

SOFT CRAFT MUST-HAVE

Winner

Korbond Crafter's Toolbox

Highly Commended

Search Press, Folk Embroidered Felt Birds

BEST ONLINE STORE

Winner

Lavinia Stamps

Highly Commended

Pink Ink Designs

And Finally...

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who voted in the Best of Craft Awards 2019. Stay tuned in the coming months for the launch of our highly-anticipated 2020 awards!