The crafting guy is located here where the green arrow is on the map.
The new gear is a slight but much-needed improvement over the Celestia gear especially for those that are Ice considering the aggressive new spells the damage schools are getting.
For those of you just starting Avalon, you'll want to pick up the Zeke quest for the crows before you go too far. That training point will go nicely with your new outfit. Zeke likes to hang out with Eloise recently so check out where she is on Abbey Road and there will be Zeke too.