10 Best Craft Stores in Singapore for DIY Supplies

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When it comes to art and craft, quality plus preference are the main considerations. Today, creativity and technology has allowed easy crafting of different products by hand at the comfort of your convenience.

To well achieve the best products, you will need the best DIY supplies in the market. Find them at the below recommended craft stores.

1. Art Friend

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Established since 1981, Art Friend is located in three different locations within Singapore, Bras Basah Complex, Plaza Singapura, and Clementi Central. Their spacious stores stock a wide range of affordable craft DIY products and supplies. Art Friend tops this list, both in terms of product quality and variety.

Art Friend serves many different customer needs in the market today with their wide range of craft products. Best for buying:

  • scrapbooking products such as stickers
  • wood products such as wood pieces and shapes

These two products are some of the most sought-after craft products today, and this makes Art Friend special.

Art Friend @ Plaza Singapura
Address: 68 Orchard Road, B1-10/13 Plaza Singapura, S238839
Phone: +6563361120
Opening hours: Daily 10:30 to 21:00

Art Friend @ Clementi Central
Address: 451 Clementi Ave 3, #03-307, S120451
Phone: +65 6777 0353
Opening hours: Daily 10:00 to 20:00

Art Friend @ Bras Basah Complex
Address: Blk 231 Bain Street, #03-33 Bras Basah Complex, BBC Merchants, S180231
Phone: +65 6336 9920
Opening hours: Daily 10:00 to 19:30

2. Junior De Artist

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As the name suggests, Junior De Artist, well known as JDA, was initially started and established to serve the craft needs of the young children back in the year 2002. With time, JDA has grown to become one of the most popular craft stores in Singapore today.

Strategically located in the Novena Square Shopping Mall, Junior De Artist store boasts of a wide range of high quality crafting products. These are:

  • craft papers
  • die cutting systems
  • scrapbooking
  • drawing papers, pens, brushes
  • and rubber stamps.

The store’s most special product, hunted by many customers, is craft paper. Junior De Artist has promotions and discounts all through the year, not to mention free gifts and hand-outs on different purchases in the store.

Daily 12:00 to 20:30

Address: 238 Thomson Road, #03-22, Novena Square, S 307683
Phone: +65 6255 7860

3. Overjoyed

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Overjoyed is a multi national art and craft product store, with shops in many countries around the world. In Singapore, Overjoyed store is located at The Cathay @ Dhoby Ghaut. Its global existence explains the credibility of the store’s products to its customers. The shop operates both a physical shop and an online platform, making it convenient to all types of craft shoppers.

Overjoyed stocks a wide variety of products within the craft line of need, well arranged and distinguished into different categories. These are:

  • painting: tools, paints and papers.
  • drawing: pencils, crayons and markers.
  • material: wood, floristry, pom pom, chenille and fibre.
  • craft paper: tissue, corrugated, coloured, decorative, cellophane and crepe.

Their selection of drawing supplies is what people love most about the shop.

Within the set geographical locations, products can be ordered, shipped and delivered to you at a cost.

Mon to Fri: 10:00 – 19:00
Sat: 10:00 -14:00
Sun: Closed

Address: B1-11 The Cathay, 2 Handy Road, Singapore 229233
Phone: (+65) 6466 4366

4. Paper Market

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Paper Market is a paper and crafting store established and situated in Singapore. The store is ran by a team of top designers and educators, all motivated by the desire to create awesome crafts cut in different shapes and models. Paper Market has two stores; the flagship store at Raffles City and the other at Plaza Singapura.

Unquestionably, craft paper is the best thing to buy at Paper Market. Besides this major product, there are other craft items to check out such as:

  • pens
  • paper cutting tools
  • and brushes.

Beyond the actual products, Paper Market has and organizes craft festivals and workshops to explore more on paper crafts. This makes the store unique.

Paper Market @ Raffles City
Address: 252 North Bridge Road, Raffles City Shopping Centre B1-27
Phone:  +65 6333 9007
Opening hours: 11:00 – 22:00 (Sun to Wed); 10:00 – 22:00 (Thu to Sat)

Paper Market @ Plaza Singapura
Address: 68 Orchard Rd, Plaza Singapura B1 – 12, S238839
Phone: +65 6333 9002
Opening hours: 11:00 – 22:00 (Sun to Wed); 10:00 – 22:00 (Thu to Sat)

5. Spotlight

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Up in Level 5 of Plaza Singapura shopping centre find the Spotlight store which not only stocks craft DIY supplies, but also end products made from these supplies. This makes the shop big in capacity and the products, which they sell.

In addition it is worth noting that, Spotlight being a multinational store, it operates both the physical and online stores. This allows customers to shop at the convenience of their homes and environments at the click of a button. Delivery in designated geographical areas is made available, of course at a small additional fee.

Spotlight offers a huge variety of craft DIY supplies, which are organized in categories based on the need served by the products. These supplies include:

  • basic craft supplies: glue and adhesives, craft materials, craft paint, timber and paper mache
  • art supplies: painting tools, drawing and calligraphy, boards and surfaces
  • paper craft: paper, cutting tools, embellishments
  • bead & jewellery: bead and tool accessories, bead and charms, jewellery findings

The shop also stocks up office and school supplies, yarn and needle art, and craft kits. It surely can feed you with all DIY supplies you can imagine.

Daily 10:00 to 22:00

Address: 68 Orchard Rd, Plaza Singapura level 5, Singapore 238839
Phone: +65 6733 9808

6. Golden Dragon

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The Golden Dragon store was established in 1949, with the idea of being a hub for crafters and hobbyists. This is a shop that has got all your tailoring supplies stocked all under one roof. The store has two shops in Singapore, the main office on Henderson Road and a retail store at People’s Park Centre.

Golden Dragon store stocks its DIY supplies, which are categorized in terms of the functions and activities they are used for. These include:

  • knitting and crochet
  • sewing, patchwork and quilt
  • bead and jewellery
  • cross-stitch and embroidery

The store tends to focus more on the tailoring aspect of the craft and serves crafters of all ages. The good thing of finding many products in one store is that, it increases creativity and imagination, further improving the art of craft.

Mon to Sat: 10:00 – 20:30
Suns & PHs: 12:30 – 19:00

Address: 101 Upper Cross St, People’s Park Centre #02-51, S058357
Phone: (65) 6535 8454 / (65) 6535 8234

7. Sin Hin Chuan Kee

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Sin Hin Chuan Kee is a family based craft DIY supplies store dealing with garment, fashion design supplies and sewing accessories. They have two stores in Singapore, the main shop on North Bridge Road and a branch on Jalan Sultan. This local brand has rose up to be a major and outstanding distributor of DIY supplies both in Singapore and in the world over.

The store offers products in four main and broad categories, which are:

  • fashion accessories
  • sewing and garment accessories like lace, buttons, bows and cords
  • zippers
  • and ribbons

These products are huge enough in variety and of high quality. Craft lovers will find your haven there, which can satisfy your imagination through the awesome end products that you can make from them.

Sin Hin Chuan Kee @ North Bridge Road
Address: 796 & 798 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198766
Phone:  (65) 6298 8000
Opening hours: Mon to Sat 09:00 – 18:00; Closed on Suns

Sin Hin Chuan Kee @ Textile Centre
Address: 200 Jalan Sultan #01-08, Textile Centre, Singapore 199018
Phone: (65) 6298 8622
Opening hours: Mon to Sat 09:00 – 18:00; Closed on Suns

8. Daiso

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Originally established in Hiroshima Japan in 1977, Daiso has more than 10 stores in Singapore alone, and more than 860 shops in 25 other countries. This very large number of shops in one country explains the level of demand of its products by the citizens.

Our Singaporeans love this Japanese brand for its cheap and creative products of many kinds. Many rely on Daiso to get their DIY supplies to simple projects.

PRODUCT RANGE: Daiso stocks different Japanese art and craft supplies, from paint, brushes, craft paper, and pencils and just to mention but a few.

LOCATIONS: Daiso shops are available at

  • Changi City Point
  • Chinatown Point
  • City Square Mall
  • East Point Mall
  • IMM Outlet Mall
  • IPN Orchard
  • J-Cube
  • Parkway Parade
  • Plaza Singapura
  • Sembawang Shopping Centre
  • Singapore Sports Hub
  • Tampines 1
  • Vivocity
  • Water Way Point.


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Besides home products from interior to gardening stuff, IKEA also sells DIY supplies. In Singapore, the company has two shops, which are on Alexandria Road and Tampines North Drive 2. For both shops, there are adequate parking spaces for customers and discounts on different products all year long.

IKEA stores stock a variety of craft DIY supplies such as fabric and sewing products, quilts and rugs. As compared to the other lines of products stocked at the shop, craft tends to be on the low side. However, we cannot ignore the fact that the products are of high quality and hence sought-after by many customers.

Address: 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764
Phone: 6786 6868
Opening hours: Daily 10:00 – 23:00

IKEA @ Alexandra Road
Address: 317 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159965
Phone: 6786 6868
Opening hours: Daily 10:00 – 23:00

10. Craft Stores at Chinatown

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People’s Park Centre and People’s Park Food Centre in Chinatown are where you can find many fabric shops with a wide range of affordable products. These shopping places are among some of the oldest shopping facilities in Singapore, but when it comes to fabric and craft supplies, they have tons of products to offer.

Craft and textile stores at Chinatown cater more for those who are looking for knitting and sewing supplies.

Lye Nai Shiong
Product focus: laces, ribbons, zips, threads, carbon paper, ruler scissors, pins, roller, elastic bands
Opening hours: 12:00 – 18:00 daily
Location: #02-1106 Peoples Park Food Centre, 32 New Market Road
Phone: 6532 6013

2. Maggie Textile
Product focus: fabric (silk, chiffon, cotton, brocade, georgette)
Opening hours: 12:00 – 18:00 daily
Location: #02-1078 Peoples Park Food Centre, 32 New Market Road
Phone: 65353682

3. Brighton
Product focus: fabric, laces, ribbons, zips, threads, buttons
Opening hours: 12:00 – 18:00 daily
Location: #02-1160 Peoples Park Food Centre, 32 New Market Road
Phone: 6532 1016

4. Sing Mui Heng
Product focus: threads, pins, fabric, quilting materials, crystals
Opening hours: 11:00 – 20:00 from Mon to Sat
Location: #01-05A People’s Park Centre
Phone: 65332445

5.Golden Dragon
Product focus: knitting and crochet,sewing, patchwork and quilt, bead and jewellery, cross-stitch and embroidery
Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:30 (Mon to Sat); 12:30 – 19:00 (Suns & PHs)
Location: #02-51 People’s Park Centre
Phone: 6535 8454/6535 8234

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