The Haberdasher Bee

A Sustainable Haberdashery Shop

Plastic free haberdashery shouldn’t cost the earth – at The Haberdasher Bee, all products are carefully sourced with sustainability in mind

Why buy sustainable haberdashery tools from The Haberdasher Bee?

The Haberdasher Bee is an eco-friendly, sustainable haberdashery with a strong commitment to sustainability. I believe that all businesses have a responsibility to society and, as such, I have clear goals to continually improve how my business operates. You can read more about this on my Social Responsibility page.

Recyclable Packaging

All of my packaging is recyclable and wherever possible this is also made from recycled materials.

Plastic Free

I don’t use any plastic in my packaging and I’m working to remove it completely from my supply chain.

Carefully Sourced

I research all options before sourcing stock to find the most appropriate and sustainable products.

Shop the latest sustainable haberdashery

The Haberdasher Bee is a unique online haberdashery shop with sustainability at heart. I source sewing, knitting and crochet tools with their environmental impact in mind – both in terms of their materials and their manufacturing methods.

Pinking shears

Organic cotton thread is a simple, sustainable switch to make

Organic cotton thread

Sustainable crochet gift set

Creative Crochet gift

Sustainable knitting gift set

Natural Knitting gift

Who is The Haberdasher Bee?

Leanne, the owner of The Haberdasher Bee

Hello! I’m Leanne and I run The Haberdasher Bee.

I work hard to source sustainable and eco-friendly haberdashery supplies so that you can sew, knit, and crochet away without worrying about the impact your makes are having on the planet.

You can learn more about me and why I set up The Haberdasher Bee over on my About page, and thus business commitment to social responsibility.


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Latest blog posts from The Haberdasher Bee

The Haberdasher Bee is a sustainable, plastic free haberdashery shop in the UK
New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year folks! I’ve spent the last couple of weeks planning out what I want to achieve with The Haberdasher Bee this year and so I thought this was a good way of laying things out.

There's many different ways of marking notches - this is how I try to do mine
Different Methods of Marking Notches on Sewing Patterns

Why might you choose to mark your notches a different way to your “usual” method, and what are some of the options?

Sustainability is something we should all be working towards
One Year In Business – Sustainability Report

Oh how times flies! In August last year, I officially set up The Haberdasher Bee and opened the shop the following month. It’s been an interesting first year and so I thought I’d take the time to sit …