If you’re looking for craft subscription box UK ideas, we’ve got you covered! From rubber stamping kits to crochet clubs and art subscription boxes, we’ve found a range of monthly craft boxes to suit makers of every shape and size… from beginner stitchers to sewing addicts to multi-crafters who want to try something new. We’ve even included the best UK craft subscription boxes for kids too to inspire the next generation to get creative (they make a great alternative to plastic toys). In this Buyer’s Guide to the best subscriptions for crafters, you’ll find everything from neelde felting to painting. If you like this round-up you might also like our guide to the Best Stationery Subscription Boxes too, and our ideas for Easy Crafts to Do at Home.
Check out these multi-craft subscription boxes if you want to try new crafts and enjoy making all sorts of things. Or scroll down to find monthly craft boxes that specialise in your favourite hobbies. If you’re not sure which craft subscription box is right for you then take our creative hobbies for adults quiz which will tell you which craft suits you best.
Best craft subscription boxes
• Not on the High Street, prices start from £26.95 for a one month kit
Treat your favourite crafter or yourself with a subscription to Craftiosity. Each month, you’ll receive all the tools, materials and easy to follow photo instructions to make a beautiful project. It could be lino cutting, book-binding, Japanese shibori dyeing – or something completely different! Buy a subscription and you’re ready for a perfect crafternoon.
Needle Felting Fun Craft Subscription Box
• Etsy, £20 per month
If you’re looking for a zero waste and plastic free art or craft subscription box, Little Blue Artworks offering is full of fun and fluffy goodness! Learn to needle felt a cute mystery project each month, with an online tutorial, wool and all the accessories you need to make your needle felted cutie. Previous projects have included a Tomte gnome, super cute yak, a black cat and Autumn wreath. Choose a three month subscription to receive3 needles & a pad with your first box, or if you opt for a shorter test subscription, check the details on the Etsy listing to see what you get with the 1 month option. This is the only needle felting subscription box we’ve come across – let us know if you’ve found other good ones and we’ll add them to this round-up!
Cosy Craft Club Subscription Box
Cosy Craft Club, £24 per month
Cosy Craft Club is a monthly UK craft subscription box for adults. Every month features a new craft that’s delivered straight to your door, plus there’s online resources and inspiration to go with it. Whether it’s arm knitting, macrame or weaving, you’ll learn new skills, make something gorgeous and craft along with their Cosy community. There’s been everything from lino printing to jewellery making, tie die to crochet basket making. You’ll never be bored with a Cosy Craft subscription!
Craft Box Club
Craft Box Club, £22 a month, Best for: sustainability – all boxes are plastic free
Craft Box Club comes with clear, easy to follow video guides making it super easy to get creative. Plus you’ll receive personalised craft help and advice so it’s ideal for crafting newbies. They aim to keep their projects frustration free by including all the tools and guidance you need to make the project. Recent boxes have included beeswax food wraps, needle punching, artisan salt dough and washi tape coasters. One great benefit of Craft Box Club is you can return your box if it’s not the craft for you – just box your tools back up, wrap and send them back to Craft Box Club and you’ll get £5 off future subscriptions.
Monthly Craft Subscription Box – Corinne Lapierre
- Not on The High Street, £24.50 for two months
Sign yourself up to receive a package full of creativity each month, with exclusive craft projects using felt, embroidery, stationary and a few little surprises to make your day. We like the traditional design of these kits, inspired by nature, folk crafts and the seasons. Each month you’ll get all the materials and instructions you need for a beautiful new craft project Choose between a one, two or three months subscription.
Monthly Bread Making subscription
Not on the High Street, £35 per box – best for bakers
The only food-based box in this kit, we’ve included the Baker Boxx Bread Box for all those of you who also love to make things out of food as well as craft supplies! Sign up to get a unique bread baking kit in the post each month. All recipes are carefully sourced from around the world and each box includes little handy extras, tips, and tricks! It’s available for 3, 6, 9 or 12 month subscriptions.
Best knitting subscription box
The Little Box of Knitting
- Amanda Bloom’s Little box of knitting, £49.95 for 3 months – best for beginners who want a complete project kit with video guide
Following on from their success with Little Box of Crochet, Amanda Bloom’s Little Box of Knitting has been launched! This quarterly box, includes the yarn and needles required for the project along with exclusive stitch markers that have been designed for subscribers.
Claire Garland of Dot Pebbles Knits designed this box and it comes with a detailed pattern booklet, technique videos, a bodkin for sewing in ends and even an exclusive postcard and matching notebook by Nic Allen. Plus some extra treats. It’s a box that comes with everything a knitter could dream of!
Knit in a Box
Knit in a Box, £21.99 per box – best for knitting for children
Knit in a Box are a family run, monthly knitting subscription service. Every month you’ll receive a mystery knitting kit that’s been carefully curated and packed by the Knit in a Box team.
You never know what you’re going to get but there will be something to knit for a baby aged up to 12 months. You can choose monthly boxes for babies (boys, girls or gender neutral) or children up to the age of six. Yarn, knitting pattern, buttons are all included plus extra surprises! If you’d prefer knitting for adults they have a ladies box too.
One of the loveliest things about this craft subscription box is that you get an exclusive membership to the Knit in the Box VIP customers Facebook Group. This community will allow you to make friends with like-minded knitters, share patterns, views and projects.
Mystery Yarn Box
- Etsy, from £17.85 per box
Ok so this one isn’t technically a regular subscription box, but we’re including these sweet mystery boxes of hand dyed yarn from Dina’s Home of Crafts in this round up as we just think it’s a lovely idea, and even though you buy the boxes monthly, new ones are released each month for regular surprises. As a one-off purchase, they’ll suit those reading who have a limited budget and can’t commit to a monthly cost.
Choose between basic, advanced or luxury options, with 4-ply and DK variations available for each tier. You’ll receive skeins of yarn and a stitch marker in the basics box, plus additional knitting or crochet accessories and a gift with the next step options. Just leave a note when you order to let them know if you’re a a crocheter or knitter. Price includes UK shipping.
Best crochet subscription box
The Little Box of Crochet
- The Little Box of Crochet, £37.90 per box – best for beginners who want a complete project kit through the door
The Little Box of Crochet is a craft subscription box that’s packed with everything you need to make their exclusive projects. Every box will feature an exclusive project by some of the best designers around the world and come with “how-to” photos to help you start making.
TOFT Bird Club Crochet Subscription
TOFT, £30 per quarter – best for amigurumi fans
TOFT offer a range of fun craft subscription boxes, starting from £14.99 per box, but their most popular craft subscription box is the infamous Ed’s Animal Club, which gives you everything you need to make an adorable array of birds. Their subscription will last 12 months and guarantees you 7 surprise deliveries throughout the year. You’ll get an exclusive crochet amigurumi pattern to create a standard size Edward’s Menagerie animal, along with an additional story postcard. Don’t forget the check out #edsanimalsclub to see all the past animals and what your fellow crocheters think of the box.
They also have this adorable enamel pin subscription club too (just sayin’…)
Best paper craft subscription box
Crafter’s Companion Monthly Subscription Box
Crafter’s Companion, £24.99 per box
Crafting paradise awaits with Crafter’s Companion Monthly Craft Box. Whether you’re new to papercraft or an old-hand, this craft subscription box will come with everything you need to get you feeling creative. The boxes include exclusive dies, unique blank cards, stamps and loads more. Recent boxes have included pop-up cards, sparkle ink and floral découpage – perfect for papercrafters wanting to improve their stash.
If you want to share your love for paper craft with your little ones then check out our paper crafts for kids round up.
Best sewing subscription box
Skimming Stones subscription box
- Skimming Stones, £26.95 per box – best for original fabrics
Launched by fabric designer Laura Tulloch last year, this Aberdeenshire-based sewing subscription box comes with a unique fabric that’s been designed in-house, and everything you need to make a project, including step by step instructions. This box is so lovely it is topping our team’s birthday wish lists this year.
Sew Darn Sweet Boxes
Sew Darn Sweet, £13 per box – best for haberdashery fans
Oakapple Haberdashery’s Sew Darn Sweet craft subscription box is the box for passionate sewists. Every box contains four beautiful fat quarters (measuring ¼ metre, each piece 50 x 55cm), as well as haberdashery bits and bobs such as binding, ribbons or buttons. Every box has a new theme and comes with project suggestions for those of you who need a boost of creativity.
Grow and Sew– Sewing Subscription Boxes
- Grow & Sew, from £24.95 a month – Best for sewing for babies
This sweet sewing box makes a lovely gift for a friend, family member or colleague. It contains everything you need to sew something for a new baby – it could be an accessory, a piece of clothing or a decoration for the nursery.
Box of Delights
The Bramble Patch, £24.50 a month – best for quilters
Box of Delights subscription service delivers quality patchwork fabric and pattern surprises every month in one handy box. Curated by the Bramble Babes, the fabric inside may be pre-cuts, fat quarters, fat eighth bundles, or something else but you will always get one from those three categories. It’s the ultimate craft subscription box for seasoned or new quilters.
My Craftine Box
Craftine Box, £33.90 per box – best for making your own clothes
Every two months My Craftine Box select fabrics, trims and surprise extras for their subscription boxes. This is the ideal box for those of you inspired by The Great British Sewing Bee and you can trial a box out with a one month subscription. If you’re a fan then why not pay for the year and receive six projects complete with patterns and everything you need to make them.
Best needlecraft subscription boxes
Craftpod Embroidery Subscription Boxes
Craftpod, £25 for one box
Craftpod is the craft subscription box for any nature-lovers out there. Each season they release a new box with contains everything you need to complete seasonal stitching projects as well as a few extra treats. To try out Craftpod you can buy a single box for £25 and if you decide it’s the box for you then buy a yearly subscription (consisting of four boxes delivered to your door) for £92.
The Geeky Stitching Club
- The Geeky Stitching Club, £14.99 per month
The Geeky Stitching Club’s monthly subscription box is the ideal gift for cross stitch lovers. Every box comes with one full cross stitch kit, two bonus patterns, extra material, fancy trim and even some sweet treats! Summer themes include ice-cream, butterflies and beaches. You’ll also get loads of extras like access to VIP areas on the site, discounted charts and stitchy points.
Makerss Box Subscription Boxes
Get super cute needle felt projects through the post each month, with a range of animal themes from puffins to to the 3 Little Pigs, elephants and ponies.
Best art subscription boxes
Acrylic Painting Kit Subscription box
- Etsy, £32.15 per month
As well as winning the unofficial award for our favourite online art store (Merry Money Shop), these lovely boxes offer you the chance to try new acrylic painting techniques with a monthly painting set. They’ll suit everyone from adults who just want to paint for pleasure, to families wanting to get kids involved. You’ll get good quality paints and each kit includes a canvas panel, custom curated acrylic paints, a paint brush and easy-to-follow instructions.
• Artful, £35 per box, quarterly
Artful is a quarterly art subscription box for your inner artist.Each box comes with a selection of premium tools and unique projects so you can put them to the test. For a personal touch we love, each box works closely with an established artist who hand-picks the contents for you. It come with a 3-month subscription to Skillshare, allowing you to grow your talents with the support from established artists.
Scrawlr Box Monthly Art Challenge
Scrawlr Box, £15 per month
Get handpicked creative tools with Scrawlr’s art subscription box. This box will transform your art and design stash by combining a regular dose of high quality art supplies with inspiration and community challenges. Every month Scrawlr will give you a word or phrase and you’re tasked with creating something within the theme, using only the supplies in the box! You can then share your creations with the ScrawlrCommunity using the hashtag #ScrawlrChallenge. We love this idea and the range of artwork that makers share under the hashtag is inspiring in itself.
Best kids craft subscription boxes
Sock Creature Craft Kits
- Not on the High Street £29.99 for 3 months
The Sock Creature Craft Kit will be delivered to your door each month with a different sock creature waiting for your little ones to make. Children under 12 will need your help to complete the projects making it a lovely bonding project for crafty parents and kids.
Makerly Crafts Modern Craft Kits
- Makerly Crafts, £16 per box
Best for: teenagers. Makerly Crafts have created a subscription box that’s perfect for teens and adults. Every box comes filled with all the necessary instructions, pattern pieces, materials they need to complete a super creative and crafty project. From jewellery and candle making to crochet and Hama beads, there’s going to be something in every box to keep them entertained.
- Kiwico Inc, £16.48-£24.74 monthly
Kiwico’s craft subscription boxes are great for kids of all ages. Kiwico allows you to choose between different boxes depending on your child’s age or interest. Pick from science, art, geography, engineering or simply play and you’ll get a box delivered to your door that contains some thought-provoking and imaginative projects. These boxes are all about teaching kids through craft and will keep them entertained for hours.
We hope you’ve found a new craft subscription box to fall in love with! For more at home craft kits check out our rug making kits for beginners and our punch needle kits which come with everything you need to create your own masterpieces. Share your favourite makes with us on Instagram using #gatheredmakers.