Crafters, businesses, oranisations, charities and literature you might find useful and/or interesting (in alphabetical order):
AN: Stimulating and supporting contemporary visual arts practice.
AN-Magazine: Lively, topical news, reviews, features and debate around the environments for visual arts practice.
Baseline: International TypoGraphics Magazine.
BeadCrafty: Finest selection of hand-picked beads at good prices.
Craftgawker: A blog/website that allows you to visually discover handmade arts and crafts to inspire your own projects.
Eye Magazine: the international review of graphic design and typography.
Factory4: Factory4 is a creative space in Sheepscar, Leeds fully equipt for screenprinting, woodwork and jewellery making. (Not for profit organisation).
Inc. Creative: A gateway for business start ups and enterprise with facilities for digital creatives and a great handmade shop.
Jil Made This: Illustration and hand-printed textile goodies.
This is Collosal: A blog that explores the intersection of art, design and physical craft.