Aldi's new range of hobby and craft supplies is in stores TODAY!

Crafters rejoice! The popular supermarket brings us a bargain crafting range to get knitters in a twist

From sewing machines to all the haberdashery essentials, craft enthusiasts can find everything they need for making projects with Aldi’s new Hobby and Craft range. This new Specialbuys range is all available in stores from today, Thursday 5th April.

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Without further ado, here are the exciting new hobby and craft supplies to look out for...

Sewing machine

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The sewing machine is a perfect investment for both beginner and master seamstresses. Whether you're altering clothes or making cushions it couldn't be simplier with the help of this easy-to-use machine. A snip at just £69.99, it's fully equipped with over twenty innovative styles of stitch, including zigzag, over-edge and blind stitch.

Buy now: So Crafty Sewing Machine, £69.99, Aldi

Patchwork quarters

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Always fancied making a patchwork quilt? Now is the time to take on that project with Aldi’s Fabric Fat Quarters, £3.99. With a range of charming ticking stripes and floral patterned fabrics you can create a beautifully bespoke quilt. Each pack contains six assorted fabric squares.

Buy now: So Crafty Floral Mix Fat Quarters, £3.99, Aldi

Sewing boxes

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We adore flamingos enough to take up sewing just so we can purchase one of these sewing boxes! There's also a chevron and floral print to keep sewing essentials safe and secure. The adorable Sewing Boxes, £6.99 each, feature a handy pin cushion and plastic tray with compartments for organisation.

Buy now: So Crafty Flamingo Sewing Box, £6.99, Aldi

Knitting yarns

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There's something for every craft project with five variants of premium yarns. For those looking for a popular knit, the Aran Yarn, £3.99, is ideal. For those looking to make more of a statement there's the Chunky Yarn, £3.69, available in a range of bold colours including blue storm, platinum, raspberry, midnight and moss.

Buy now: So Crafty Needle Pouch, £2.99, Aldi

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With a thicker fibre the Double Knitting Yarn, £3.69, is ideal for knitting hats and scarves.

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Pom-poms are hugely on-trend this spring/summer. With your own easy-to-use pom-pom making kit there's no stopping you from adorning in your home. Haberdashery essentials start from just 79p.

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Paper Trimmer, £7.99; Cutting Mat, £2.99

It's not just about sewing, the range of craft supplies includes a range of cutters, knives and scissors costing from just £2.99 each. From school projects to making your own greetings cards, these accessories will adds a personal touch to any creation.

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Baby Yarn, £3.49 each

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Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.