Back to CRAFTING School…FREE Classes!

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posted on July 25, 2013 by  |  posted under Uncategorized

Now that the kiddos are all heading back to school, is it possible you might have a LITTLE bit more “YOU” time? We have an idea of how you can fill it!

We know how much our HDS readers love crafts in all forms! Your talent is amazing. This is why we got so excited when we discovered Craftsy! We really think it’s the greatest idea and resource for so many of our addictions….ehhhh….hobbies! ;)

Craftsy offers video-based, interactive online classes for quilting, knitting, sewing, cake decorating, jewelry making, food, photography, gardening, and other passions. With over 500,000 class enrollments, Craftsy is the leading source for online education for crafters worldwide.

In informal terms, they’re classes about crafty things which you can do from the comforts of your own home! My husband works random hours and I can’t always commit to a structured class. Craftsy gives me the freedom to continue my education in a variety of topics without having to leave my babies with a babysitter. If that isn’t convincing enough, check out what kind of opportunities they have!

Want to learn how to create fondant frills for your daughter’s 3rd birthday cake? They’ll teach you in this class.

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How about sewing? Here’s a basic class for those like me, who are new to the art of sewing a straight line ;). Learn how to make a basic A-line skirt. Wouldn’t this a great one for your teenager?

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There are even some kid-friendly classes you can do WITH your kiddos!
Wouldn’t it be to fun to take this FREE course, then host a homemade pizza party?

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Did we mention it’s FREE?

HERE are a list of all the other FREE classes!

Like this one.

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They honestly have a TON to choose from, so take a minute and check it out.

Which class do YOU want to be a part of?

Wouldn’t this make a unique, fun gift for someone who has “everything”?

Classes range from free-$50.00, so totally an economical choice – especially since you don’t have to pay for gas now! Yes, there are even FREE patterns, classes and recipes.

Craftsy ALSO SELLS SUPPLIES!
(I was serious. Best site ever.)
You have to see these gorgeous fabrics.

Craftsy is having a HUGE summer sale on craft supplies! Starting Friday, 7/26 until Sunday, 7/28, select yarn and fabric will be an additional 20% off already great prices. In addition, there is also free shipping for orders over $75.* 

We know you will love Craftsy as much as we do, so get on over there, enroll in a few classes and be sure to let us know how it went!

We can’t wait to see what you create!

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER Jennifer A. and Cathy G.

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And to get you started, we’re giving away an online Craftsy class (YOUR pick) to TWO readers!!
Just fill out the easy rafflcopter below to enter

Ends 7/31 at 12pm!

 

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  1. July 25th, 2013 at 8:50 am
    Betsy says:
    I would take a class that teaches me how to put zippers. I so want to learn to do this
  2. July 25th, 2013 at 9:09 am
    Erin || Sewbon.com says:
    I would LOVE to take the Sewing on the Edge Finishing Techniques with Lynda Maynard class! A beautiful finish really makes a handmade garment look professional, and that's something I need to master still!
  3. July 25th, 2013 at 10:31 am
    Jessica W says:
    I would LOVE to take the Jeanius class!
  4. July 25th, 2013 at 12:31 pm
    Whitney says:
    I desperately need a sewing class!!
  5. July 25th, 2013 at 1:55 pm
    Christina says:
    I want to take Camille Roskelley's class.
  6. July 25th, 2013 at 2:14 pm
    Deb says:
    I just unpacked a sewing machine I bought over a year ago so I'm blowing the dust off my skills....and they were novice to being. I have 2 daughters and would LOVE to take some classes on making garments.
  7. July 25th, 2013 at 3:40 pm
    Zebrina E says:
    Would love some quilting classes!
  8. July 25th, 2013 at 6:04 pm
    Anne S. says:
    I would love to take the fondant frills class!!!
  9. July 25th, 2013 at 6:10 pm
    Jennifer S says:
    I've purchased several classes already, love them! I've had my eye on Carol Doak's paper piecing class, so I'd choose that one. Thanks for offering this!
  10. July 25th, 2013 at 6:22 pm
    Eden says:
    I need to take Craftsy classes so my final products actually look like my ideas.
  11. July 25th, 2013 at 7:29 pm
    Megan says:
    I would love to take the Learn to Sew with Beginner Sewing techniques with Diana Rupp.
  12. July 25th, 2013 at 7:44 pm
    Michelle Rossignol says:
    I would love the designing and sewing an A-line skirt!! My daughter and nieces would love it. ;) never designed one, but I do sew.
  13. July 25th, 2013 at 9:20 pm
    Heidi Taylor says:
    This is SO exciting to hear about!! I hope I win!!
  14. July 25th, 2013 at 11:35 pm
    Jennifer says:
    Cake decorating or sewing!
  15. July 26th, 2013 at 5:35 am
    Tiffany says:
    I can't decide. which class. I think the next one I want to do is Fondant Frills or the Clean and simple Cake design.
  16. July 26th, 2013 at 8:06 pm
    Lori says:
    I would take the Perspective in Landscape Drawing class, it looks like fun!
  17. July 27th, 2013 at 8:13 am
    Cara J. says:
    Would love to win a free class! It will be hard to decide which class to take :)
  18. July 27th, 2013 at 8:19 am
    Lori Pornelos-King says:
    I would take the Sewing with knits class if I won
  19. July 27th, 2013 at 8:27 am
    Helen says:
    Project Upcycle
    Thrifty Sewing Projects
    with Betz White
  20. July 27th, 2013 at 9:31 am
    Rachel says:
    I would love to take a sewing class
  21. July 27th, 2013 at 6:28 pm
    london ingoglia says:
    I need to learn how to sew.
  22. July 27th, 2013 at 6:36 pm
    Tyra says:
    I would love to do one of the sewing classes. (probably the A-line skirt) Such a fun giveaway!
  23. July 27th, 2013 at 6:38 pm
    Anjie Behunin says:
    I would take the sewing fundamentals class. I didn't do so well in my Jr. High sewing class and would like to be able to sew a few things for my family and home.
  24. July 27th, 2013 at 6:48 pm
    Kelly W says:
    I'd love to learn more about designing my own handbag!
  25. July 27th, 2013 at 7:06 pm
    lynn hadley says:
    So had to choose which one. Maybe thrifty sewing class or a beginner class.
  26. July 27th, 2013 at 7:06 pm
    lynn hadley says:
    So had to choose which one. Maybe thrifty sewing class or a beginner class.
  27. July 27th, 2013 at 7:30 pm
    Toni says:
    I want to take the quilting class on pre-cut piecing made simple.
  28. July 27th, 2013 at 7:38 pm
    Kelli Ball says:
    I would love to take the Ultimate tshirt class with Marcy Tilton!!!!!
  29. July 27th, 2013 at 7:53 pm
    Skylar S says:
    I think definitely the cake decorating, and maybe the photography class. Sounds like fun!
  30. July 27th, 2013 at 8:41 pm
    Melissa says:
    There are so many that I would love to take, but I think that the first would be Knit to Flatter.
  31. July 27th, 2013 at 9:39 pm
    Allyson says:
    I would take any quilting class offered by Camille Roskelley. I am currently signed up for her pre-cut piecing class, but I know she's going to have another one soon and I want to do that one also!!!
  32. July 28th, 2013 at 10:07 am
    Sidney Baird says:
    I love Craftsy! If I win I would pick Mike McCarey's Bobblehead cake class.
    Thanks
  33. July 28th, 2013 at 5:36 pm
    kristen says:
    The skirt, the cake. .. they are all so great!
  34. July 29th, 2013 at 8:15 am
    Lindsay C says:
    The photography class with "speedlight"
  35. July 30th, 2013 at 5:17 pm
    Lanae W. says:
    I would choose Marina Sousa's newest Fondant textures class! love it!
  36. July 30th, 2013 at 6:48 pm
    Jen N says:
    I would love to take the sewing with knits class! They are so comfy!
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