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Top Spots For Crafting Supplies

November 9, 2011 8:27 AM

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Showers of Flowers (credit: Hannah Tran)

Showers of Flowers (credit: Hannah Tran)

Whether it’s the need to knit and crochet or paint or build, crafters need the right supplies to ply their trade. Sometimes you need a big store to find your supplies, other times you’re in need of a specialty store.
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Modern Ewe

200 Quebec St # 500101
Denver, CO 80230-7150
(303) 366-6601
modernewe.com

This specialty shop caters to those in need of yarn for all their crafting needs. It even offers a “Color of the Month” special where yarn in that color is 10 percent off. You can also sign up for knitting classes and the Mystery Knit-Along, where you get part of a pattern every week until it’s finished.

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Showers of Flowers (credit: Hannah Tran)

Showers of Flowers

6900 West Colfax Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80214-5371
(303) 233-2525
showersofflowers.com

Showers of Flowers bills itself as the world’s largest yarn shop and it certainly has plenty on hand to back up the claim. The store also offers classes. You can get lessons on crocheting and knitting for beginners or if you run into a hard project, you can get some help from experts. The website has compiled a list of free on-line patterns.

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Meininger Art Supplies (credit: Young Kim)

Meininger Art Supplies

499 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 698-3838
meininger.com

If your craft involves paint or ink, paper or brushes, Meininger’s is like a little slice of heaven. The store has more than 80,000 items in stock, covering needs from supplies for kids to the most professional painter. It also offers a wide variety of drawing supplies and instructional books. And if you’re in need of a gift for the person who has everything, it’s selection of journals and home decor could be just what you need.

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Guiry's (credit: Young Kim)

Guiry’s Color Source

Various
guirys.com

Whether it’s oils, acrylics or watercolors, pastels or charcoals, Guiry’s offers all the colors of the rainbow. And if you’re “canvas” is a little larger, you’ll also find great supplies for projects around the house. No matter what size brush you need, you’ll find it at Guiry’s.

Large Crafting Stores

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Sometimes you need to find all things all in the same place or maybe you’re just looking for a new and different challenge, from clays to sewing to scrapbooking, you’ll find plenty of options at Michael’s, Hobby Lobby or Jo-Ann Fabrics.

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