Craftsy: Teach Online Crafts Classes for Pay

Craftsy online crafts courses

Craftsy provides education and tools to help you bring your creativity to life. Craftsy is a membership site that allows its members to post arts and crafts projects, take online classes, buy crafts supplies, and buy and sell patterns.

You can post projects here (once you’re a member):

They create and market hundreds of online classes having to do with crafts, arts, quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, photography, cooking, and more. Their classes generally sell for $35 to $70 but are on sale right now for $19.99.

We are always looking for fantastic instructors. If you are interested in teaching a class, please complete and submit our Instructor Class Proposal Form. You will be asked to provide several details we use in identifying and selecting world-class instructors and classes, including: a description of the class you would like to teach, your professional bio and a link to your website.

Click the Craftsy Instructor Course Proposal Form: to propose a class. But note the following guidelines:

Thanks for your interest in Craftsy. As the fastest growing online crafting community on the web, we are proud to offer crafters everywhere the chance to learn new techniques, skills and concepts at home, at their convenience with courses that never expire. We appreciate your engagement with our site and your willingness to reach out to us with ideas.

Our content is carefully curated in-house by a team responsible for tracking industry trends, polling Craftsy members, and researching needs and interests within our class categories.

Note: The more familiar you are with our site and teaching methods, the better! Please take a Craftsy class before submitting your proposal.

If they hire you to create a class, they fly you into Denver and do all the videoing in their studio. You may contact them, but if you are well-known, they’ll probably track you down to do classes for them. Class creators get a royalty on all sales.

Craftsy, 999 18th Street #240, Denver CO 80202. Web:

Craftsy is very popular on social media. Check out their followings:

592,447 likes on Facebook:

533,987 followers on Google+: (with communites devoted to cake decorating, Craftsy, and knitting)

96,030 followers on Pinterest:

47,800 followers on Twitter:

77,365 subscribers on YouTube: (their videos have had 6,163,986 total views)

If you teach for Craftsy, you’ll be exposed to over a million social followers.

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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    • charteris
    • October 26, 2015

    Hi there John, thanks for the article.  I was just wondering if you would have any details on the % commission they pay out to instructors? Thanks!

  1. charteris I do not know the percentage, but you can certainly ask them. They will tell you.

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