Welcome! CraftCourses.com is an independent UK company founded in 2011 with the mission to connect makers, artists and craftspeople with those eager to learn and experience the joy of making. We understand the challenge of making a living from craft and know that teaching offers a sustainable and steady income, whilst the creative experience enriches our lives and protects important, traditional and contemporary craft skills.

Why join our community

How we do this

  • Specialist creative courses
    booking platform
  • Easy to use
  • Excellent search rankings
  • Specialist marketing support:
    social media, direct marketing,
    advertising, events, blogs
  • Nationally recognised
    and trusted brand
  • Excellent customer service

The facts

  • Over 4500
    registered makers
  • 6.1 million
    unique web visitors
  • 44 million
    page views
  • 35,000
    student reviews
  • Over 150
    creative categories


  • Teach one to one or with groups
  • Teach in-person or online
  • Teach on flexible dates (review requests before committing) or accept instant bookings – it’s all up to you
  • Sell products, kits and pre-recorded online courses too!

Easy to use

Focus on making and teaching and leave the software and admin to us. We find your customers, get them booked in, send reminders, collect reviews, and handle refunds. It’s very easy to re-schedule courses and your earnings will arrive in 3 working days from when your course or kit was delivered. Enjoy direct contact with your prospective students. Easy-peasy!

Simple and cost-effective

The commission structure is simple: we only earn when you earn, taking a commission of 12% on bookings ‘on request’, 10% if you opt for ‘instant’ bookings and 4% if the booking comes via your website. Full details and examples below.

Lots of free extras!

Great google rankings, weekly newsletters, social media, customer services support – ALL INCLUDED! We send a weekly newsletter to our 20k students and post daily on social media, so just contact us with your ideas to be included!

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Do good

Making is good for us. We have collected tens of thousands of glowing reviews from happy students and our best makers were rewarded with students' awards. Being creative is a wonderful way to relax, to feel the flow and to connect with like-minded others. We are proud to be a B Corp™ company, certified as a business that's a force for good in the world, meeting the highest standards of social and environmental impact.

How does it work?

  • Customer browses the site and chooses your course, kit or handmade gift
  • An arrow leading to the next step
  • You accept or reject the booking request we send you or the booking request is immediately accepted until there are no available places left
  • An arrow leading to the next step
  • Payments are handled by us; student pay online by card or gift voucher(s)
  • An arrow leading to the next step
  • You receive payments directly via BACS into your bank account once the course has taken place or item delivered
With no sign up fees, 🎉 you add as many listings as you like, for free. Only when we deliver you a paying student or customer we then take a commission of:
  • 12% for bookings on request
  • 10% for instant bookings
  • 4% on bookings taken via our easy widget, which you can add to your own website
You choose what works best for you and you can always change the setting.
The personal touch is maintained via messages between you and your students/customers.

We are a small and friendly team, here to help you 😊 so please feel free to contact us any weekday morning on 01239 805080 or contact@craftcourses.com.

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