Work at Home Job Leads: Crafting & Handiwork
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have a flair for crafting and art, but aren't sure how to get started
or where to sell their work. Here we've gathered some sites where you can turn your creative stream into a revenue
source. Good luck, and we hope to see your work online soon!
PLEASE NOTE: While
our Research Team does its best to exclude scams and similar links from
the resources we post, we cannot of course guarantee the
legitimacy of any link, company, hirer, etc. Job seekers are strongly
urged to perform their own "due diligence" on any hirer they might
companies, by their nature, will receive mixed reviews based on the
of the individual crafter -- speed, work quality, and the company's satisfaction with
the project all factor in to the overall experience. As many
advertisers state, "results may vary," and that certainly rings true in
the crafting world.
(All sites below have been screened; italicized links are affiliate links.)
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is an interactive online community designed to bring together buyers
and sellers of artistic goods; we currently provide a home for handmade
goods, fine art, vintage, designed items, supplies and media. ArtFire
was built as a marketplace for artisans by artisans to celebrate the
unique individuality of artists and crafters around the globe. ArtFire
is the complete e-commerce solution for all artists looking to sell
their wares online."
No listing fees or commissions with the Pro account, modestly-priced.
every artist or philosopher who has ever thought, "I'd love to put that
on a T-shirt or bumper sticker," CafePress provides a free outlet and a
The print-on-demand feature means that no inventory need be purchased.
You can immediately begin to sell your original artwork or
T-shirts, apparel, gifts for the home,
stationery, gear and other customizable items.
Setup of your online store is free. Cafe Press also handles printing the purchased items on demand,
payment transactions, shipping, and returns, and sends you a check for
setup fees or out-of-pocket expenses. Ten percent commission on
royalties, capped at $10. Monthly prepay options available.
is an online marketplace for creative services. For buyers, crowdSPRING
is a place to post a creative project, watch the world contribute ideas
and choose the one they like. For creatives, crowdSPRING is a global
stage for creativity where title and experience don't matter."
"There is never a charge to Creatives on crowdSPRING! It is absolutely
free to register and you will not be charged any fee or commission when
you win an award." (crowdSPRING charges fees to Buyers.)
DaWanda.com is a marketplace
where you can sell unique and handmade products.
is free to open a shop on DaWanda, and it currently does not cost
anything to list items on the English and French platforms.
DaWanda only charges you a 5% commission fee on each successful sale you make through our website."
"When you sell an item we will charge you 5% commission on the sales
price of the item sold. We do not charge any fees on the shipping
The Disciple's Cross debuted when Survivor:
Thailand contestant, Pastor John Raymond,
wore one on the show. This triggered strong demand for the crosses, and he started this business to meet it.
the "buy-back" program
(where the company buys back your finished crosses) is reportedly not
as robust as it once was, many people are still doing quite well
these items and selling them on their own, e.g., as fundraisers,
and Christian shops, at flea markets, online, etc.).
The DCProducers Yahoo list
is an excellent resource for Disciple's Cross crafters to share their
experiences, tips, suppliers, and more.
Start-up kit costs $69.95.
Everyone knows Ebay now, but the site can still be an excellent place to sell your handmade items. In
fact, Ebay has a Crafts Selling Guide
for crafters of all kinds.
Listing fees apply.
Etsy is a
popular online marketplace for handmade items.
"Etsy shoppers are looking for handmade goods, vintage items and craft supplies."
20 cents to list an item for four months, plus a 3.5%
transaction fee on items sold
the past, FaveCrafts paid for written and videotaped craft tips and
tutorials published on the
website. However, as we write, the site's policy appears to be
changing. Regardless, you can gain free exposure for your crafts
by having them featured on the site. For details, click here.
Overall, we have heard good things about Magical Gift Company. (Note that as with all jobs, some people
will do better than others depending on their abilities, speed, etc.)
Choose from a variety of
projects, including sewing, glue gun, wool, jewelery, clay, paint, and
"We pay $.50-$2.00 per piece
depending on how long it takes to complete each project."
Fees: "Training Kit Fee $49.95 Per Project (plus S&H), Full Refund after You Earn $1,000.00."
Note: We have heard that paying for expedited shipping may not be worth
the extra expense. "Program not available in Maryland."
their own words,
"SmashingDarling is the online destination for anything new and
emerging fashion, bringing together independent fashion designers with
individuals who seek a unique fashion edge."
up an online boutique (or
several) at this fashion-focused site, and sell your unique clothing
and accessories. "Items designed by indie designers, for clothing,
textiles, and accessories made from textiles... We have included
vintage because it is fashion from the past."
"[W]e do not charge any fees for creating boutiques (as many as you
want!) uploading photos (as many as you want!) or for any of the other
features and options that we offer to help you customize your boutique
and make it your own. Selling on SmashingDarling is 100% FREE until you
make a sale, at which point we charge a flat 18% fee."
If you're great at coming up
with great new projects, and can capture the details in an
easy-to-follow how-to, you may be able to sell your patterns and crafting
directions at YouCanMakeThis.com. For details, click here.
An on-demand, made-to-order
marketplace that's perfect for anyone who has a great idea for
customized clothing, mugs, magnets, buttons, skateboards, and more!
No need to purchase inventory.
You can create a free online gallery to showcase your products.