I don't know if any of you are like me, but I make different patterns all of the time, and I love Craftsy, so this is a great opportunity. They are giving us directions for how to sell our patterns on Craftsy, and it is super easy. I think I may add a few of my new patterns to Craftsy to sell in the next week. you may want to try this also. The directions are below, I hope you give it a try. If you have any questions, please let me know and I'll answer what I can, or ask Craftsy if I don't have the answer.
How to Add & Sell a Pattern on Craftsy
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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 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!