Includes links to Chicago-based groups and resources focused on crafts and craft-making. Sites may include but not limited to:
  • Balloon Sculpting
  • Basketry
  • Beading
  • Bonsai
  • Book Arts
  • Candles
  • Ceramic
  • Crochet
  • Decorative Painting
  • Doll Making
  • Enameling
  • Flowers
  • Folk
  • Gardens
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Knitting
  • Lacemaking
  • Masks
  • Metal Craft
  • Modeling Compounds
  • Mosaics
  • Needlework
  • Origami
  • Papermaking
  • Pottery
  • Quilting
  • Rubber Stamping
  • Scrapbooking
  • Soaps
  • Stenciling
  • String Figures
  • Textiles
  • Wildcrafting
  • Woodcraft

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Aiko's Art Materials Import, Inc.
Offering Asian imported fine handcrafted arts and craft papers.
Artfabrik
Melody Johnson's and Laura Wasilowski's hand dyed cottons fabrics and pearl cotton threads for quilters and other creative people. Also, provides details on the Chicago School of Fusing, trunk shows, and links to quilt artists and teachers.
Caravan of Chicago
Offers a variety of beads, and bead supplies, and classes.
Caxton Club of Chicago
An organization of authors, binders, collectors, conservators, dealers, designers, editors, librarians, publishers, and scholars who share a common interest in the arts pertaining to the production of books. Highlights the history, monthly meetings and events, and book-related resources.
Chicago Area Origami Society (CHAOS)
Features location with map, articles, local stores, book list, and gallery.
Chicago Area Polymer Clay Guild
Focuses on the study, promotion, discussion and exchange of information on polymer clay and its evolving role in both art and craft. Includes library, member pages and contacts.
Chicago Canvas and Supply
Supplier of canvas and muslin, fabrics, dyes, and curtain track systems. Products with prices and images along with contact information are provided.
Fishman's Fabrics
Offering a range of apparel and decorative fabrics. List of swatch books available.
Lill Street Art Center
Features a large ceramic facility, housing classrooms, artists' studios, and a gallery. Offers arts education classes and workshops, community projects, and contacts.
Renegade Craft Fair
Annual event featuring local craftspeople and creations. Offers FAQs, links and sample works.
Semmerling and Schaefer Mask Artists Studios
Masks in leather, feathers, and other materials. Provides catalog with photos, an order form, and details on available workshops and classes.
Virtu
Retail and online sales of artisanal crafts including jewelry, ceramics, paper, and textiles.
Windy City Knitting Guild (WCKG)
A membership organization which encourages and fosters knitting. Offers a monthly newsletter, upcoming events calendar, a directory of local shops, and membership details.
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