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Joans Wools & Crafts

Unit 5B-6B, Village Walk, Onchan, IM3 4EA

  • Tel: 01624 626009
  • Fax: 01624 617192 (Fax Line Only) [Sewing Machines]
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Putting the creativity back into life.

  • Wide range of craft products
  • Friendly and experienced staff
  • Free parking
  • Personal Service
  • Sewing machine sales & service
  • Open Mon-Sat 9:00am to 5:30pm

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Here you will find the Isle of Man’s most comprehensive range of fabrics, craft kits, knitting and sewing equipment and essential resources for proffessional or amateur artists, hobbyists, craftworkers and anyone who feels the creative urge.

The team are all very experienced and willing to assist beginners or those who would like some expert advice. Call in and we will be happy to help you to achieve the best results.

Joan's Wools & Crafts has been established on the Isle of Man since 1978 and in that time has grown into one of the largest local haberdashery and craft shops. In fact, the impressive levels of stock have been determined by the ever-growing customer demand and social trends. Combine their philosophy of providing what the customer wants with friendly and high quality service and it is easy to see why a visit to Joan's Wools & Crafts becomes second nature.

Sole Agents of Rowan Designer Yarns

Hand-knitted woolies and crocheted items are becoming increasingly popular and Joan’s are keeping up with the fashion with their top brand ranges of wools and yarns from Wendy, King Cole and Patons along with a wide range of knitting patterns.

Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers renowned for their mechanical reliability, easy to use design and value for money can be found at Joan's Wools & Crafts.

Free demonstrations are given on request so you can be sure to choose the most suitable machine for your needs. Sewing Machine Servicing also available.


These pioneering, computerised machines incorporate sewing and embroidery techniques that will provide you with hours of pleasure. Get your Memory Craft Sewing Machine from Joans Wools & Crafts, the Island’s exclusive stockists.

Arrange for a Free Demonstration to see what these fantastic sewing machines can do.
Packed with great features including stitch elongation.
Over 500 stitch options
Cross Stitch Kits, Tapestry Kits Embroidery Kits

leading suppliers such as DMC, Anchor, Heritage Stitchcraft, Derwentwater Designs, Bothy Threads and Twilleys, together with Joan's exclusive tapestry designs of the Douglas Horse Tram and Isle of Man Steam Railway.

There is also tapestry canvas and embroidery fabric by the yard and a range of tapestry wools and embroidery silks for you to create your own design.

Paint a broad canvas with the full range of Windsor and Newton artists supplies and materials oils, acrylics and watercolour paints, brushes, canvases and papers etc, are all stocked for those whose interests lie within the artistic world. Joan's also cater for those interested in Fabric, Silk and Glass Painting, with ranges from L & B, Pebeo and Dylon.

Polystyrene shapes, chenille sticks, glue guns and sticks, foam sheets, craft knives, toy components, jewellery findings is to name but a few of a wide variety of Miscellaneous Craft Items to be found at Joan's Wools & Crafts -

See colours and intricate details perfectly
Daylight Lamps and Magnifiers can brighten dark days and winter nights for craft workers. Joan's are the Island's platinum stockist for the full range of these products. See colours perfectly, see intricate detail more clearly and enjoy daylight indoors when it suits you.

Craft for Children

At Joan's Wools & Crafts we have a wide selection of craft kits available for children from age 4 upwards:

•Learn to Knit sets
•Learn to Sew sets
•Painting kits
•Jewellery making
•Engraving kits
•Cross Stitch kits fir children
•....and many more
Please call us or come in and have a chat!


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