About the Awards

The Craft Business Awards are the biggest and most well-respected in the crafting industry, celebrating everyone from small start ups to the giants of papercraft, knitting, stitching, haberdashery, beading, jewellery and creative stationery, and now’s the time to vote from our shortlist to choose your winners!

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Win a £300 voucher for BuyAGift.com!

Everyone who votes in the Craft Business Awards will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win a £300 voucher for gift experience company BuyAGift.com. With a fantastic range of gifts, adventures and days out, it's no wonder that BuyAGift.com is the UK's leading gift experience provider.

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Last year’s awards received over 26,000 votes and reached over 115,000 people.

The Categories

The Craft Business Awards are split into 22 categories that cover everything from independent shops and products, right up to big brands and marketing campaigns. Each category aims to celebrate and recognise excellence within our vibrant sector.

Best Support & Service


Best Chain Craft Shop

(previously Best Shared Retailer)

Best E-tailer

Best British Brand

Best European Brand

Best American Brand


Craft Influencer of the Year

Best Craft Book Publisher

Best Knitting Manufacturer / Supplier / Distributor

Best Beading & Jewellery Manufacturer / Supplier / Distributor

Best Papercraft Manufacturer / Supplier / Distributor

Best Stitching & Haberdashery Manufacturer / Supplier / Distributor

Best Creative Stationery Manufacturer / Supplier / Distributor

Best Social Media

Best Trade Website

“The Craft Business Awards are in their 14th year now. Not only do they honour the hard work everyone puts into their companies and products, but they offer a feel-good factor that make handing out the prizes a real highlight of the team's year.”

Mark Hayhurst
Editor of Craft Business