Hobby, Misc.

  • Fimo Magic Bead Roller$35.00

    The Fimo Magic Roller Bead Maker kit comes with full instructions on how to make original beads in different shapes and sizes. Simply combine your different colours of clay to make magnificent marbled, striped, dotted and rainbow coloured beads, time and time again.

  • Museum Wax$10.00-$29.95

    For objects on shelves and in hard to get locations where they are not likely to be moved often. It is a specially formulated blend of Microcrystalline waxes by Museums for antiques.

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  • Citric Acid 1 pound$20.95

    Citric Acid is a mild, odorless, powdered acid for use with acid dyes. It can be used in place of vinegar to help fix acid dyes and exhaust the dye bath.

  • Batik Wax$37.60
    One-pound tray of water-soluble batik wax.
  • Spirit Body Art Transfer Paper$39.95
    10 pack
  • Silk Scarves$31.96-$47.95

    Plain silk just waiting to be colored and personalized. Great projects for home, schools and clubs! Use with and Jacquard dyes, paints.

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  • Silk Thread$10.95

    110 yd / 100 m spool of Gütermann 100% white silk thread.

  • Sodium Alginate$41.80

    A derivative of seaweed, use this additive to thicken fabric dyes. It is used to control spreading when painting or screen printing. Use Sodium Alginate SH primarily on cotton or other cellulose fibers. It can also be used on silk when fine line definition is not required. Use Sodium Alginate F on silk and synthetics when fine line definition is required. In 8 oz. bags.

  • Carrageenan$59.95-$113.90

    Carageenan is a seaweed derived gelling agent that provides viscosity for marbling on fabric. Slowly sprinkle one teaspoon of Calgon and two teaspoons of Carageenan into a quart of water in a running blender. Mix as many batches as you will need at least 12 hours before marbling.

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  • Tjanting Bakit Needle$5.00Out of Stock
  • Alum 1lb$17.60

    When marbling, use Alum to pre-treat fabric for clear transfer of designs. One cup of alum is dissolved in water along with four teaspoons of Calgon, to create a solution for submerging the fabric. Wring out the fabric without rinsing and allow to air dry before marbling.

  • Inkjet Fabric Sheets 10 pack$35.95

    Add personalized artwork to your fabric projects, with Jacquard's Ink Jet Fabric 8.5'' x 11'' Cotton Sheets (10 pack) Print photos and art from your computer using these cotton sheets in your inkjet printer or copier After printing, just peel off the paper backing, and attach to your project by sewing or using fusible bonding material 10 sheets, each 8.5'' x 11''; Made in the USA from 100% cotton; Suitable for age 8 and up For over 30 years, Jacquard has been the leading manufacturer of artist quality textile, mixed media and craft products.

  • Iron-On Transfer Paper 3 pack$14.40

    Jacquard Transfer Paper is an iron-on transfer method for light colored fabrics. Images and designs can be can be made from kid's drawings, photos, clip art, scanned images and text. The Transfer Paper can be run through an inkjet copier or printer. You can also draw directly onto the Transfer Paper with crayon, markers or inks.

  • Urea 1lb$9.20

    Urea helps to lengthen the reaction time in dyeing for more brilliant colors. It attracts moisture from the air to keep the fabric damp for a longer stretch of time.

  • Plastic Droppers$7.95

    Package of 5 plastic droppers for easy measuring and color mixing.

  • Soy Candle Wax$18.40-$92.00

    This eco-friendly soy wax is ideally suited for candle making with ComposiMold.The soft, creamy candle wax has a low melt temperature, perfect for easy-to-make candles in ComposiMold molds. Place the wick in the center of your mold and pour the soy wax for one-of-a-kind candle castings. 100% vegetable, made with Pure Soybean oil. All natural and biodegradable. Not tested on animals and contains no palm wax, petroleum, paraffin, beeswax, pesticides and/or herbicides. Non-toxic.

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  • Burnishing Set with 4 Assorted Tips$19.95

    This three-in-one burnisher offers a selection for easy application of transfer letters and color sheets. The three interchangeable tips are held securely by a four-jaw clutch.

  • Soda Ash Dye Fixer$9.80Out of Stock

    A mild alkali, Soda Ash is necessary to activate and set Procion dye. 1lb

  • Heavy Duty Paper Awl$9.80Out of Stock

    This heavy-duty awl is able to punch holes through book board and layers of paper with a precision point that maintains its sharpness. The fine point produces holes properly sized for sewing the binding.

  • Bone Folders$24.30-$27.20

    These real bone tools are invaluable for creasing paper for signatures in bookmaking and in hand-made envelope making. They also make great burnishers.

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  • Chalk Ink Markers$9.95-$15.95

    Chalk Ink Markers contain a pigment-based, paint-like formula that provides vibrant color and opaque coverage. They are an innovative chalk alternative that works like a paint pen, with the same look and feel of chalk but without the powdery mess. Once dry, Chalk Ink does not smear or come off until removed with water. Chalk Ink blends beautifully, allowing color and texture other markers do not achieve. The markers feature broad 6mm tips that can also make a thin line. Superb for painting on wood, ceramics, pottery, glass and plastic. Chalk Ink is ideal for use by professional artists, home decorators, scrapbookers, businesses and children for artwork, window décor, menu boards, chalkboards, general signage or labeling. Acid- and odor-free, water-based Chalk Ink is a safe and non-toxic product.

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  • Marabu Glass Painter Set of 3$23.95

    Transparent Glass Painters are water-based, odourless and dishwasher safe without baking.

  • Marabu Glass Painter Set of 5$34.95

    Transparent Glass Painters are water-based, odourless and dishwasher safe without baking.

  • Template Plastic 14 x 20"$6.60

    Almost transparent, this plastic sheet is perfect for making templates and patterns. Matte finish


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  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

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