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Art and Craft Shops in Basingstoke

Hobbycraft Basingstoke is the only place to find all your craft materials, art supplies, and craft workshops under one roof.

Address

Winchester Road
Basingstoke RG22 6HN
0845 051 6571

Store Info

Opening hours
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:30 - 16:30

Store facilities

Craft Room
Free Parking
Paid Parking
Hearing Aid
Wheel Chair Access
Lift

Visit us

  1. From M3: 
    1. Exit at J7 taking 1st exit onto the A30 signposted Basingstoke.
    2. Continue on the A30 at next 2 roundabouts towards town centre.
    3. At Brighton Hill roundabout take 1st exit onto Winchester Rd signposted Oakley.
    4. Hobbycraft is next to Comet.
  2. From town centre car parks:
    1. Follow signposts towards Houndmills/The ring road.
    2. At the Thorny Croft roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A340 (Signposted Ring road/Winchester).
    3. At the Winchester Rd roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A30 (Signposted Salisbury/Southampton/M3).
    4. At the traffic lights continue until the Brighton Hill roundabout then take the 4th exit onto the Winchester Road towards Oakley.
    5. Hobbycraft is on your left next to Comet.

Store events

Paint and Splatter

Store : Basingstoke

Date : February 25, 2015 to April 01, 2015

Time : 11:00-12:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Young children

A group for toddlers and preschoolers. Paint and Splatter is a time to let your child explore all the different aspects of craft and let their imaginations carry them away.
25.02.15  - Yarn wrapped rainbows
04.03.15  - Pom pom painting
11.03.15  - Thumb print heart
18.03.15  - Tissue paper flower
25.03.15  - Paper cup bunny
01.04.15  - Peekaboo chicks
Scrap & Yap

Store : Basingstoke

Date : March 03, 2015 to March 31, 2015

Time : 13:00-16:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Tuesday afternoons are all about paper craft here at Hobbycraft Basingstoke. Come along to our popular Scrap & Yap group and learn a different technique every week.
Here's what we've got in store for you ...
03.03.15  - Cards & Candles
10.03.15  - Doily Crafts & Cards
17.03.15  - Waterfall Cards & Cascade Cards
24.03.15  - Badges & Rosettes
31.03.15  - Felting
Introduction to English Paper Piecing

Store : Basingstoke

Date : March 12, 2015 to March 26, 2015

Time : 13:00-15:00

Cost : £20.00

Suitable for : Adults

Cost: £20 per session
This is an introduction to English patchwork, a hand-sewn technique using foundation papers.

12.03.15 - We will be looking at hexagons with a little history followed by the showing of samples and completed work along with general photos of my Diploma submissions and other work. Hexagon drafting instructions, foundation papers, sampling fabric and sewing thread will be provided.

19.03.15 - We will concentrate on tumbling blocks or baby blocks with the showing of samples. Tumbling blocks drafting instructions, foundation papers, sampling fabric and sewing thread will be provided.

26.03.15 - We will look at tessellations - which also require foundation papers. A demonstration will be given before you create your own. There will also be a discussion, with samples, about wadding, backing fabric, quilting in the ditch and binding a quilted piece.

I hold a City and Guilds Patchwork and Quilting Diploma. I also have a BA and MA in Textiles (weaving).

Places are limited and booking is essential. You book either through my website www.teresastrachanwoventextiles.co.uk or via mobile 07721 414826. Payment will be taken in cash at the start of each session. Please feel free to browse my Etsy shop: TCSHandWovenDesigns.

Each student should bring a notebook, pencil, ruler, tacking thread, sewing needles and small scissors to class.
Pastel Workshop

Store : Basingstoke

Date : March 14, 2015

Time : 11:00-16:00

Cost : £35.00

Suitable for : Adults

An opportunity to paint a pet or animal portrait/picture using pastels on velour paper, either from your own image or from a selection of Jackie's Velour paper and the use of pastels are included in the price.

To avoid disappointment booking is essential. Places are limited to three per session. 
Payments in Cash only must be made to the Artist at the start of the session.

To book contact Jackie Greenhowe on mobile 07887 792020 or email jackie.greenhowe@gmail.com
Pastel Workshop

Store : Basingstoke

Date : March 14, 2015

Time : 11:00-16:00

Cost : £35.00

Suitable for : Adults

An opportunity to paint a pet or animal portrait/picture using pastels on velour paper, either from your own image or from a selection of Jackie's Velour paper and the use of pastels are included in the price.

To avoid disappointment booking is essential. Places are limited to three per session. 

Payments in Cash only must be made to the Artist at the start of the session.

To book contact Jackie Greenhowe on mobile 07887 792020 or email jackie.greenhowe@gmail.com
Make Mother's Day with Together for Short Lives

Store : All stores

Date : March 14, 2015

Time : 11:00-16:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Join us in store to celebrate mothers everywhere on Saturday 14 March as we support the charity Together for Short Lives. We'll show you some of our favourite ideas for making beautiful gifts and cards that will really make Mother's Day!
Mount Cutting Workshop

Store : Basingstoke

Date : April 25, 2015

Time : 10:30-16:00

Cost : £22.00

Suitable for : Adults

Cost: £22 per session or £40 for the day (including all materials)
10:30-13:00 Introduction to Mount Cutting (Suitable for complete beginners)
Learn to cut mounts and to calculate sizes so you can use ready made frames or recycle old ones. Come away with two mounts.

13:30-16:00 Double Mounts Made Easy (Suitable for those who have attended the morning workshop or who can already cut a window mount).
Learn to cut double mounts and to draw accurate lines around a mount, as well as other techniques to make your pictures look their best.

Clear friendly tuition with lots of tips and shortcuts.

Places are limited to four people per workshop and will be run by Lynne separately from the usual demonstrations.

Enquiries and payment should be made to Lynne via mobile (07908 961229), email (mail@lynnefriel.co.uk) or via her website (www.lynnefriel.co.uk), where you can also browse her paintings and papercuts.