Embroidery Threads - We use Anchor Threads mostly but also DMC. Both brands are widely available, either online or in craft and textile shops.
Home of Sewing
London's premiere sewing and craft store - has been established for over 30 years in East London as a specialist sewing machine, overlocker and fabric retail outlet for the homesewer.
Atlantis Art Materials
Atlantis Art Materials is the UK's Largest art and craft materials store and an icon of London's East End. Open 7 days a week
Regent Sewing of Ilford
For fabrics, especially polycotton, which is good value for money and patchwork supplies.
The Clever Baggers
Cotton Bags available to buy online plain or custom printed in the UK
Hobbycraft and The Range located in The Brewery, Romford, have lots of basic supplies for embroidery, cardmaking and book binding
Queen's Market in Green Street, Upton Park for cheap fabrics, ribbons and braids. East Ham Market has an excellent stall for trimmings and some cheap embroidery threads.
Shops in Ilford Lane, Ilford, are great for fabrics and trimming. You just have to wander up and down to find them, but don't go before 11am as they won't be open...