Craft Supply Shops in Petaling Jaya and KL
For crafters out there, you should know that there are several craft supply shops in Petaling Jaya and KL where you can get all kinds of craft materials depending on what type of craft you are looking for.
Not to be confused with art supplies, craft supplies are more for the crafting, sewing and scrapbooking hobbies. Most of these craft supply shops in PJ are spread out in the Klang Valley too.
This list of craft supply shops in Petaling Jaya is compiled from various sources and provided for anyone who is into the craft hobby.
Craft Supply Shops in Petaling Jaya and KL
The craft shops in the Klang Valley also includes Kuala Lumpur and is in no particular order. They are all listed based on the craft shops supply and not the online stores, which are quite a few out there.
Please note that some of them may have closed over the years, and it is best to contact them first before going. Just like Green Daun has evolved into a full New Age Shop in PJ since 2019.
Anyway, you can always Google the business name and get the information to call them before visiting.
1. Creative Cottage
One of the older craft shops located at Level 3 in Amcorp Mall in Petaling Jaya, next to Kenny Rogers.
They are pretty decently stocked up but very basic imported brands. They also specialize in material paintings like glass, ceramic and wood.
Sells: All kinds of paints (glass, canvas, wood, fabric, ceramic), mediums, canvases, woodcraft bases.
2. Green Daun Craft Shop (Now Green Daun New Age Shop)
A new concept new age craft shop located in Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya offering a wide selection of products that are not your usual items.
Update 2020 – Green Daun is no longer a craft shop but a New Age Shop. They do not sell any more craft materials.
They have been the only proper dream catcher shop in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, providing all kinds of materials and accessories to make your own dream catchers.
Since 2019, Green Daun has evolved into a New Age Shop, where you can find healing crystals, Mala, Frankincense Resin, Sage, Palo Santo, raw crystals, tumbled stones and even Singing Bowls.
Please Take Note – Green Daun is a retail shop and is not wholesalers or bazaar organisers, nor interested in joining any bazaars.
Sells: New Age items, Mala, Raw Crystals, Crystal Beads, Cleansing Products
Dream Catcher Materials, feathers, rings, yarn, ribbons, embellishments, macrame, findings, jewellery accessories, artificial stamens, florist tapes, wooden beads, crystal beads, charms, jewellery, steampunk accessories, and many other interesting things.
Located at major shopping malls throughout the Klang Valley, this Australian company entered the Malaysian market in 2015, bringing the western world of arts and crafts to Malaysia.
You can find just about all kinds of common art and craft supplies here but be prepared to pay a high price. Their outlets are mega huge too – Imagine a Tesco for arts and craft.
On looking closely at their items, most of the items are imported from China, sent to Australia, repacked and re-branded and resold at a very high price.
Spotlight is a great place for party items and also themed events like Halloween costumes and decorations.
Sells: everything sewing, yarn, craft supplies of all kinds, embellishments, home improvement, fabrics, artificial flowers and the list keeps going on, but all are premium priced.
4. Maycraft Handicraft
Since 2002, this full-fledged handicraft and haberdashery shop in Taipan, Subang Jaya, sells quite a lot of items.
They also have a craft shop in Kota Kemuning, Shah Alam and caters to more knitting and crochet, with basic suppliers or other craft items.
Sells: All kinds of yarns, zippers, buttons, felt, knitting, embroidery, crochet, fabrics, laces and many more items in this category.
A chain of stationery and art shops across the Klang Valley where you can find your common stationery and art supplies that are suited for office and home. They do carry a good stock of different papers and cards.
Sells: Lots of paper, card, markers and stationery.
6. Star Taman Tun
One of the oldest style ‘anything-also-sell’ stationery shops in Taman Tun Dr Ismail or TTDI has been open since 1986.
This double shop lot sells everything under the sun except the serious materials for art. You can find all kinds of entry-level stationery at this 30-year-old shop, a bit of this and a bit of that.
However, this is a great place to go for emergencies, for basic stuff only.
Sells: Lots of stationery, embellishments, ribbons, lace, cords, stickers, paints and paper.
The mother of Japanese cheap things with stores all over Malaysia. You can find the most basic art and craft supplies among the strange and useful household items at their outlets.
Note that there are two franchise holders for Daiso in Malaysia: Aeon Japan and the other being individual, so at different Daiso stores, they carry a slightly different thing.
Meaning, if you bought a type of glue from Daiso One Utama, you may not find the same item at Daiso at The Curve.
Sells: Various basic craft, sewing items, various simple brushes and paints, rubber stamps, origami paper, stationery and lots of cute Japanese stuff.
8. Fun n Cheer
I call this ‘Chaiso’, the China Daiso where you can find all kinds of cheap China items, but if you are a serious crafter, this is not the place to look for craft materials.
Fun Cheer has grown over the years to over 14 outlets all over the Klang Valley, selling almost anything you can think of, from household items to some craft items.
If you are looking for festive decorations and so on, this is the place to get it. As they say, good things not cheap, cheap things not good, so you know where I am coming from.
Sells: Festive decorations, basic stationery, stickers and lots of household items.
9. Yee Button SS2
The fabric haven of Malaysia, located in SS2 Petaling Jaya, is Yee Button, a craft and haberdashery shop selling all kinds of fabrics, buttons and bag making materials.
Prices are ‘imported price’ as much of the materials are from Japan and the USA. For those into sewing craft, this is one of the decent places to get your items.
Sells: All kinds of fabrics, leather, threads, ribbons, strings and buttons
10. Craft Haven at One Utama Shopping Mall
This craft shop is located on the second floor opposite FOS Outlet in One Utama Shopping Mall, where it connects from the new and old wing along the main walkway.
They used to be two shop lots but recently have resized to one single shop lot.
Sells: Paints, mediums, woodcraft bases, wide selections of markers, paper and card stock, rubber stamps, electronic craft machines, scrapbooking, stickers and many other art supplies.
11. Art Friend
Located in two major shopping malls, Mid Valley Gardens and The Curve in Mutiara Damansara, PJ. This is one of the complete art and craft supply shops in Malaysia where you can find just about anything.
Well, for the serious art and craft person, this is your mecca, but note that most of the items here are imported, hence quite pricey, so be prepared to pay quite a bit.
Sells: Just about everything, including Martha Stewart products.
12. Popular Book Stores
Only the big mega outlets carry a range of craft items, but the most common types. If you are looking for special items, you may not find them here.
However, items like acrylic paints, stickers, craft paper, basic embellishments are found here as they specialize in mostly stationary items.
Sells Most basic craft items mentioned above.
Clay art specialist located at Ikano Power Center and a few other outlets around the Klang Valley. If you are into the clay art scene, this is your mecca.
They target to have seven outlets by 2017, and if you are looking for wood panels to paint on, then this is the place to go. You can even custom order your own wood since the retail ones are reclaimed.
This list of craft supply shops in Petaling Jaya and KL is taken from various sources (Thank you to Haze Long for her very detailed list) and numerous contacts.
These shops are mostly in shopping malls and remember that those shops operate from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm. Regular shops operate till 5.00 pm or 6.00 pm are they close on different days, while some do not open on weekends.
If you know of any other art and craft supply shops in Petaling Jaya and KL not listed here, please leave it in the comment form below, and we will edit them into the list. Please also let us know what they sell, where they are, and prices if possible.