About Handzon

Handzon is your happy place. Based in the beautiful and buzzing township of Rangiora in the Waimakariri district of New Zealand, we supply classes, materials and tools for knitting, crochet, sewing, quilting, hand embroidery and machine embroidery to crafters in Canterbury and beyond. 

We sell Brother sewing and craft machines and accessories, and teach the use of these as well. Some of the popular brands we carry are:

Fabric:Moda, Kaffe Fassett, AnnaMaria Horner, Liberty, French General, William Morris, Kona, Stoff.

Yarn: Rowan, Alpaca Yarns, Scheepjes, DMC, Bellissimo, Adriafil, Coutrywide, Ashford, Zauberball, Malabrigo, Handmaiden, Cameron James Designs.

Embroidery: DMC, Cottage Garden Threads, Sue Spargo, Annie Downs, Corinne Lapierre, Zweigart.

Tools and Thread: Clover, KnitPro, Chiaogoo, Lykke, Prym, Schmetz, ByAnnie, Bohin, Madeira, Kai, Karen Kay Buckley, Sew Easy, Marti Michell, Creative Grids.

And the list goes on!

I believe that creating is therapeutic and contributes to mental wellbeing. Community spirit is what it is all about at Handzon. Drop in for a visit, or join us in one of our classes or groups - we would love to meet you!

Shop hours

Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
9:30am - 4pm

9:30am - 8:30pm

10am to 3pm