Looking For a New Way to Sell Your Craft Patterns?

Just so ya know – This post contains affiliate links, which means I will be compensated if you purchase after clicking these links to learn to sell your patterns. But I only share awesome stuff that I use myself and think you’ll love too. And Craftsy.com rocks!

Are you a crafty type? Do you create your own patterns for your knitting, sewing, crocheting or other creative projects? Would  you like to earn some money for them? If so, keep reading to learn how to add and sell your patterns on Craftsy. You’ll love it!

Not familiar with Craftsy.com? Well, they’re a super cool way to learn new creative skills – online, on your own time, at your own pace. Things like cake decorating, sewing basics or designer details, paper crafting, knitting or crocheting, photography tips, and so much more. And, in addition to wonderful online courses and craft supplies, Craftsy also has an independent online pattern store that lets anyone upload and sell downloadable e-patterns with no fee. How cool is that, right?

How do you add a pattern to Craftsy and start your pattern store? It’s easy! 

  • 1. Make sure you have a Paypal account. All pattern transactions happen through Paypal, and Craftsy requires that you have a Student, Premier, or Business account in order to sell patterns.
  • 2. Put your pattern in .pdf format. You can’t upload any patterns to the online pattern store unless they’re a .pdf file format, so if they’re currently saved as a Word doc, .jpg, or other file format, you must convert it to a .pdf before you upload it to Craftsy.
  • 3. Include a photo. All patterns must have at least one photo to accompany them, but you can add up to five photos. Colorful, interesting photos tend to work the best for catching our members’ eyes!
  • 4. Fill out the pattern description. We will ask you some basic questions around your pattern making it easier for Craftsy folk to find your pattern and know what your pattern is for. Make sure you have info about your pattern handy for this step.

For more information on how to sell a pattern through Craftsy, or to get started, visit Craftsy today! And, if you’ve used them before – in any way – please leave some feedback in the comments below. I’ve taken a few classes, and have been SO happy with them all. {There are free classes too, Visit Craftsy to learn more.} But I’m always looking for cool new ones to try – so I’d love to hear your thoughts :)

Thanks for reading, friends!

signature

Speak Your Mind

*