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Supplies for crafts like Knitting, Crochet, Sewing/Tailoring, Lace making, Embroidery, Quilting etc..
If you are a Sewing/Fabric Enthusiast, some places in Chennai are also listed for you to explore.

(Most of these stores also stock supplies for paper crafts)


Raja Thread Store
In the lane next to Textile-India
Ranganathan Street,
T.Nagar, Chennai.

Pandian Thread Stores
Opp to Raja Thread Stores ( see address Above)
T.Nagar, Chennai.

Noori Lace Shop
Pondy Bazaar
Thread, Satin ribbon, Handmade Lace

R S fancy Stores
Opp to Telephone exchange,
Adyar, Chennai.

Adyar Thread Emporium
Adyar, Chennai.

Another thread and craft supply shop in Adyar,
Inside gokul arcade, Near Adyar signal (Under the flyover)
Adyar, Chennai
All kinds of threads, buttons, beads and stitch kits.

Vani Thread Emporium
70/91 L.B.Road, Adyar,

RR Fancy Stores
#8, Umpherson Street (In lane nxt to Saravana Bhavan, Opp High Court),
Soft toy materials and other craft material

Amaze Arts and Crafts Embroidery
7 Venkatakrishna Road, Mandevelli,

Lalitha Arts and Crafts
37/1 Canal Bank Road, Near Mandevelli Railway stn,

34 Thiruvalluvarpet, Mandevelli,

Shastri Stores
Anyone has the exact address!!!

Selvam Thread Stores
Village Road
Nungambakkam, Chennai.
Iron-on applique patches, Aida fabric(cross stitch), lace, decorative zari borders, material, zips, crystals…
Closed on Sundays.

Tina the Art and Craft shop
11, TNHB Shopping Complex, 100 Feet Road,
Vadapalani, Chennai.
Crafts materials, Painting brushes, oil paints, painting books, embroidery materials etc.

Flower Bazaar
Parrys Corner (near Currimbhoy’s)
Cluster of small shops selling Lace,wooden buttons,coconut shell buttons, iron-on applique patches, embroidery threads, candle making kits, crystals, flower making wire, beads, stiff buckram and cotton gaada cloth etc

Suncity Enterprises
New 165, (Old 140), First floor,
N.S.C Bose Road, Chennai -600 079
Ph: 9841471599/ 9381471599
Soft toy materials, beads and other jewelry making supplies.
To be bought in bulk at wholesale prices.

Rainbow Enterprises
71, Narayana Mudali St.,
Chennai – 600079
Ph: 5386889
Whole sale soft toy making supplies


Mahendra Novelties
#114 & 115 Raja Market 1st Floor
Avenue Road, Bangalore 560002.

Bombay Embroidery Stores,
14, Raja Market,
Avenue Road, Bangalore – 560 002.
Ph: 22237311

Prakash Fancy Store
58, Raja Market,
Avenue Road, Bangalore.

Ramdev Fancy Store
Nagraj Complex,
Raja Market,
Avenue Road, Bangalore.

Surya Emporium
325 Narayana Pillai Street (Off Commercial Street),
Ph: +91-80-2558-9890

Ravi’s Craft Shop
Kalyan Complex,
2nd Cross Commercial Street,
Ph: +91-80-2558-9780


BS Kamaladevi & Sons
4-3-747 Sultan Bazar ,
Ph: 24754468

Mahila Art Centre
4-2-437/1, Near Royal Plaza,
Ph: 24760573


Hindustan Mart
Gariahat More ,
Near Basanti Devi College
Kolkata- 700013


Rathi Stores
Poorna Market (In lane opp Aarif Opticians),

Sivam Garments
Next to HSL colony gate,
Malkapuram, Visakhapatnam.

Canara Stores
50-81-54, Seethammapeta Main Road
Visakhapatnam 530016.
Ph: 2791937

Do check the posts Indian online craft supply shops and Craft supplies shops in Chennai along with the comments by readers for some additional information.

Just leave a comment to add Indian stores that cater to yarn and fabric crafts, to the list.

Note: Due to the nature of fancy/craft stores, they stock items that cater to multiple crafts so please check other pages also.

19 Comments leave one →
  1. divya permalink
    September 30, 2010 5:07 pm

    i am newbie knitter & kinda getting addicted…. i have a 9 mnth old & Can hardly step outside of my home… could u send me a few indian online yarn stores where i can get my yarn & Accessories shipped to me in bangalore


    • Pooja permalink
      October 31, 2012 5:44 pm

      Hi I found this awesome online store for knitting stuff
      If it does not come up do a search for Pony craft India

      I’m always looking for places to buy good quality/imported satin ribbons. Please help if you know of something. Online s great – have a four month old baby.

  2. Shrabani permalink
    October 24, 2010 5:38 pm

    I am looking for Aida fabric in Chennai. I saw that you have mentioned 2 shops who stocks them but can you give me their phone no, or exact address or any landmark atleast, which will make it easier for me to locate these shops??

    • October 25, 2010 8:26 pm

      Actually these days most of the craft stores stock Aida fabric… just ask by the common name “Matty cloth”.

  3. harini permalink
    August 30, 2011 10:53 pm

    want to do Lord vishnu on glass painting. for Lord’s face, body where can i get the light skin/flesh color?

  4. cheinaz permalink
    October 25, 2011 1:59 pm

    my name is cheinaz lamour and i go to collingwood college

  5. December 9, 2011 8:43 pm


    Interesting blog you have here.

    Do you know where I can get quilling paper in India?


  6. meghana permalink
    December 29, 2011 8:48 pm

    were do i find 20 mm knitting needles in mumbai
    also i m looking for heavy yarn tht cd be used for making quilts ??

  7. Dhivya Panneer Selvam permalink
    February 10, 2012 9:35 am

    Thank you Verandah So much…… I find this very useful…
    I had been searching for such information for a quite sometime.

    Dhivya Panneer Selvam

  8. Kadambari Shyam Kimar permalink
    September 7, 2012 5:00 pm

    Shastri Stores

    Phone: (044) 42068300
    Mobile: 9840046797
    Address: 93/43, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600034, Tamil Nadu
    Landmark: Near ABN Ambro Bank

  9. rose permalink
    March 29, 2013 3:17 pm

    In chennai parrys where I can get designer diyas…….

  10. Jyotika permalink
    July 26, 2013 11:42 am

    i need your kolkata store contact no. and address with landmark please. need materials for cross stitch.

  11. Asha J permalink
    February 27, 2014 4:42 pm

    Sha Mohanlal Kantilal , Meenakshi Temple Street , Madurai
    sells soft toy materials,fur, jewel making, craft supplies

    • Anusha permalink
      March 16, 2014 1:39 pm

      does it have paper quilling tools too?

      • March 17, 2014 2:21 pm

        most of the physical stores do carry them. try the “paper and more” page. check the online stores too

      • Asha J permalink
        October 15, 2014 4:02 pm

        yes, Quilling tools are available

  12. September 1, 2014 9:57 pm

    Hi! good compilation but sadly i stay in none of the above places 😦 Is there any indian online site where i can find satin/silk ribbons ?

  13. November 2, 2015 5:57 pm

    Hi..maybe you wanna add The Square Inch, Chennai for fabric and hard to find sewing and quilting supplies..


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