Monday, October 12, 2015

The Craftys Award

Deadline: October 25, 2015 {ONLINE}

The Craftys Awards

The Craftys
livestream broadcast on November 6, 2015


The Craftys celebrate the best in craft and have categories for Knitting, Crochet, Felt, Sewing, Quilting and more. To enter, entrants need to upload images and a description of their work before Oct. 25, 2015. Winners will be announced on livestream broadcast on November 6, 2015 by PBS’ crafting guru Mark Montano.

Several companies and organizations are partnering with event, including Beadaholique, Better Homes and Gardens, BlogHer, Chronicle Books, the Craft and Hobby Association, Creativebug, Deco Arts, FaveCrafts, The Felt Store, MakersKit, Red Heart Yarn, Snap Conference and the Society of Decorative Painters.

ELIGIBILITY: Creators must be U.S. based. If they are under 18, entrants must get permission from a parent to enter.

DETAILS: Crafters can enter their best projects online at and fans can nominate their favorite makers through October 25, 2015. Entry categories include fashion, sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, home décor, jewelry-making and edible crafts. A special award will also be given to the Best Young Crafter under 18 that includes a $500 prize for the winner’s school. Even craft enthusiasts have a chance to win a Crafty for the best DIY Pinterest Board or Instagram Account. The “Best of Show” award will be presented to one of the category winners for the craft that has it all – creativity, great design and that elusive “It” factor.

FEE: $0

AWARDS: Each category has a $200 cash prize and is eligible for the $1,000 Best in Show Prize.

JUDGING: Crafters are judged by a panel according to technical merit, creative intent and innovative approach.

Visit website for complete details including submission: