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

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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.

SEWING

Eco sewing! All sewing items in my haberdashery shop help to keep your studio sustainable.

Sustainable sewing items

CROCHET

Designed exclusively for The Haberdasher Bee, my eco friendly crochet hook range is sustainably made.

Sustainable Crochet Supplies

KNITTING

Made without plastic, I stock eco friendly knitting needles and sustainable crafting tools for knitters

Sustainable Knitting Supplies

SCISSORS + SNIPS

Traditionally handcrafted in Sheffield by expert artisans, my range is plastic free.

Sustainable Scissors - UK haberdashery

GIFTS

Discover sustainable gifts and gift vouchers – for makers and designers.

Gifts and coupons
Leanne, the owner of The Haberdasher Bee

Who is 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.

Latest blog posts from The Haberdasher Bee

Solar dyeing doesn't require much - just a jar for you to dye in and a well lit area to leave it in
Solar Dyeing: A Low Impact Way To Dye

It’s no secret that I have a strong desire to make my life and work more sustainable. This is where solar dyeing comes in.

Pattern cutting is a skill I've wanted to learn for a while
Pattern Cutting – A New Skill I’m Learning

Many of us who make our own clothes begin to wonder at some point how to design our own patterns. This September, I’m starting a course on pattern cutting and garment construction (while also reading …

Experimenting with using natural dyes on undyed natural fibres is extremely fun
Choosing Which Fibres To Use With Natural Dyes

It might seem obvious to assume that natural dyes derived from plants would work best on plant based fibres, but this isn’t always the case. So how do you choose, and how is the process of dyeing diff…

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 Stock

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