Setting up a basic craft kit

Are you keen to start crafting but are not sure what basic tools you need? Choosing what to include can be tricky, especially if you are limited by storage space and budget. You also need to think about what your crafting interests are – are you into sewing, crochet, paper craft, general crafts? Here a few suggestions for a general craft starter kit:

  • Paper scissors
  • Fabric scissors
  • Craft Glue
  • Glue gun and sticks
  • Standard hole punch
  • Ruler, compass, protractor
  • Pens, pencils and eraser
  • Poster paints and brushes
  • Cardboard, card stock, paper
  • Assorted glitter, sequins, paper brads and push pins
  • Sewing needles, pins and thread

For more suggestions (list of items to add to your craft basket) download our Craft Kit Basics Fact Sheet.  Happy crafting!