Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-08-2011, 02:45 PM   #1
Casting On
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
selling arts/crafts

i am hoping y'all can help out. i have started to do needlepoint, knitting and i have also hand painted a few wood items to sell but am having a tough time selling them, i have tried ebay, craigslist and kijiji but no luck. does anyone have ANY idea were i can sell these items w/ any success? can i sell them on this forum? i am looking for sites that'd be 'craft themed'

parisfan is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 07-08-2011, 02:57 PM   #2
Jan in CA
Mod Squad
Jan in CA's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 38,158
Thanks: 1,723
Thanked 8,979 Times in 7,324 Posts
It's almost impossible to sell items you make for what they are actually worth. You might try Etsy, but be aware that many patterns do not allow you to sell things made from their patterns..even free ones. Always check the pattern, the website and/or the designer to look for that information. Your best bet is to design things yourself that you want to sell.

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive

Jan in CA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2011, 03:12 PM   #3
Ribbing the Cuff
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 63
Thanks: 8
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
I frequently donate my crafts to the local church for fundraising bazaars and the like. It's hard to sell a lot of handmade items at a profit since mass production makes a lot of items available for cheaper than the cost of yarn.
SDK is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts closing 5 to 7 percent of its 139 stores cacunn General Knitting 9 11-06-2008 08:04 AM
This is neat... a wiki for crafts Mienna General Knitting 4 01-28-2007 05:05 PM
Irish Yarns and Crafts galanta Buy/Sell/Swap 0 09-03-2006 07:58 AM
OT : Other Crafts or Hobbies? fancy_polar01 General Knitting 31 03-06-2006 02:16 PM
Crafts Beautiful Simple Mules - How to Make Up? ge0rg1e How-to Questions 3 07-14-2005 09:12 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:51 AM.