washington shop

We are design-a-cake, a specialist sugarcraft retailer based in Washington, Tyne & Wear, established in 1997. We sell high quality tools, moulds, veiners, cutters and consumables, as well as a variety of general craft materials related to sugarcraft. We take great pride in the depth of our product range, however, where we believe we truly excel is in the technical expertise we offer. Don't know your sugar paste from your flower paste? Never really known how best to achieve a tiered masterpiece? All you have to do is ask!

Our experts will be only too happy to point you in the right direction with friendly, practical advice & guidance.

Our shop, located on Crowther Industrial Estate in Washington, boasts a vast area of consumables and equipment to suit almost every need and with many parking spaces right outside the shop there's no need to worry about carrying your bulkier purchases too far.

How to find us.

It's just a short drive from the A1 between Newcastle and Durham, with easy access from Sunderland via the A1231.

We are located alongside to Dainty Supplies, the North's largest haberdashers and only a few hundred metres from Tonia Ann Bridal Wear.

Tin and Stand Hire

Only available in-store.

Tin Hire
£1 for the first night
50p for each subsequent night
Cake Stand Hire
Wednesday until Monday from £20

Discount scheme

Run your own business? Teacher? Student?

If you answered 'yes' you could eligible for our discount scheme

Gift Vouchers

Available in the following denominations:

  • £5
  • £10
  • £20