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The ribbon selection at Maple Craft | Courtesy of  Lo Brewer
The ribbon selection at Maple Craft | Courtesy of Lo Brewer

The Best Craft Supply Stores For Los Angeles Artists

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Updated: 2 December 2016
Whether you’re a DIY demon or just a casual crafter, at some point a visit to a craft store is inevitable. Los Angeles has big craft chains and family-owned craft stores sprinkled all around town. We’ve compiled a list of the best stores in L.A. that can fulfill all your crafting needs.

Artist & Craftsman Supply

Artist & Craftsman Supply carries pretty much everything. They’ve got a full inventory of supplies for everyone from the skilled artist to the occasional crafter. They even carry specialty crafts like model kits and offbeat toys like puppets.

Multiple Locations in Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

Blick Art Materials

Blick Art has a series of chain stores around the country, but it still manages to have a family-owned feel. They specialize in high-end, above-industry standard supplies, for moderate prices.

Blick Art Materials, 7301 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 323 933 9284

Blick Courtesy of Lo Brewer

Blick Art| Courtesy of Lo Brewer

Blue Rooster Art Supplies

Blue Rooster carries the consummate arts and crafts supplies for almost every type of creative hobby. But what makes them stand out is that they also offer crafting classes. You can pick up some supplies, and then sign up for a new class in mask making or print screening.

Blue Rooster Art Supplies, 4661 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 323 302 5613

 

Kit Kraft

Kit Kraft has been around for 70 years and has lasted for good reason. They boast an inventory of over 15,000 items and offer supplies for crafts that most people have probably never even heard about. But even if you’re just looking for some pipe cleaners and popsicle sticks, they’ve got those too.

Kit Kraft, 12109 Ventura Pl, Studio City, CA, USA, +1 818 509 9739

Maple Craft

Maple Craft is located in a huge 20,000-square foot location in downtown Los Angeles. They specialize in craft supplies for events like weddings, baby showers, and other celebrations, as well as garment-related supplies.

Maple Craft, 925 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 213 622 9602

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Maple Craft | Courtesy of Lo Brewer

Moskatels

Moskatels, located blocks away from L.A.’s fashion district, is full of items to help complete basic to advanced crafts, DIY party décor, artificial flowers, wedding supplies and more. They’re also affiliated with crafting superstore, Michael’s.

Note: If you purchase something, they’ll validate your parking, which is always great to hear when trying to find free parking in downtown L.A.

Moskatels, 733 San Julian St, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 213 689 4830

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Moskatels’ in-store mural | Courtesy of Lo Brewer

Mother Plucker Feather Company

Mother Plucker is the place to visit if your crafts are more of the avian nature. The feather selection at many craft stores tends to be pretty slim. But since feathers are Mother Plucker’s specialty, you should have no problem finding supplies to fill your showgirl, angel, or peacock costuming needs.

Mother Plucker Feather Company, 2511 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 213 637 0411

 

Paper Source

Paper Source can fulfill all your paper crafting needs with a wide selection of scrapbooking, stamping, and paper décor supplies. In addition to paper crafting products and tools, they also carry stationery and offer invitation and print services.

Paper Source, 9460 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills, CA, USA, +1 310 288 9700

 

Raw Materials Art Supplies

Raw Materials, a fine arts supply store, carries premium, high-quality brands that are respected by the LA-based artists that frequent the store. They’re so beloved by their customers that they were rated the Best Art, Craft & Design Store of 2015 by readers of the Los Angeles Downtown News. In addition to supplies, the store also puts on workshops and promotes events like their DTLA Paint Out and the Los Angeles Plein Air Festival.

Raw Materials Art Supplies, 436 S Main St (Main & Winston), Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 213 627 7223

Raw Materials Exterior Courtesy of Raw Materials

Raw Materials Exterior | Courtesy of Raw Materials

Top’s Art Supplies

Top’s has been family-owned and operated for nearly 30 years and specializes in several crafting genres.  Their specialties include supplies for fashion design and sewing, Asian art, handmade papers and K-12 science projects.

Top’s Art Supplies, 3447 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA, USA, +1 213 382 8229