The Thrifty Crafter   

Are you a crafter looking for a good bargain on supplies? Of course, there are craft stores galore, but online auction sites not only offer a chance at discounts, but also a chance to find vintage and rare crafting supplies. The website, offers items from over 100 different Goodwill agencies from around the country.

So whether you’re a jewelry maker, scrap-booker, sewer, knitter or upcycler, chances are, you’ll find something to match your crafting niche while remaining thrifty!

Below are a few examples of what you might find on


Lamb’s Pride Wool Yarn Earth Tones 35 Craft Skeins (30741439)




Vintage Boye Needle Master Knitting Set In Case (30626230)




Assorted Crafting Clothing Buttons + Metal + (30638561)




Grab Bag of Craft Stamps 2.3 lbs (30751942)




Scrapbooking Supplies Inside Rolling Tote (30710132)




230 Rubber Stamps Crafts Scrapbooking (30635980)




Lot of Crafting Supplies Punches Stickers Paper Wire (30661250)




Wood Box Easel Panting Set Kit (30724562)




50+ PC Lot of Jewelry Making Supplies Beads Storage (30666384)




7.5lbs Assorted Crafting Supplies & Beads (30716442)




Art Supplies Oils Acrylics Watercolors Pastels (30660229)



**Note: Information was collected through the website This site contains live and closed auctions from participating Goodwill agencies from across the United States. The auction items shown above may now be closed and sold. Please visit the website for more information or to browse the thousands of live auctions. And don’t forget: The mission of Goodwill Industries of Akron is to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. Thanks for your support.