Create Crafts Challenge 2020

Create Crafts Challenge 2020

Submissions accepted through March 30

Calling all crafters! Show the Create community your expertise in the Create Crafts Challenge 2020!

Submit a 3-minutes-or-less video of you making your best work to Create TV before March 30 to win a chance to produce your own 10-part video series for Create TV! For the complete Official Rules and submission form, visit  

Sponsored by American Public Television (APT), the Create Crafts Challenge runs March 2 – March 30, 2020. Entrants must submit online a short (three minutes or less), original video featuring their craft project, idea or tip. The contest will be judged by Create staff and a panel of public television hosts covering a broad range of crafts: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer (Make It Artsy), Eric Gorges (A Craftsman’s Legacy), Scott Phillips (American Woodshop), Peggy Sagers (Fit2Stitch), and Lena Skvagerson (Knit and Crochet Now!).

The panel will judge submissions based on demonstrated knowledge, skills and familiarity with the entrant’s chosen craft, ability to present ideas succinctly, overall telegenic appeal, uniqueness, and, production values. The Grand Prize includes $4,000 and production equipment valued at approximately $1,000 to finance and produce a web series of 10 or more additional three-minute videos to appear on Winners will be announced on or about May 4, 2020. An additional 17 prizes will be awarded, ranging from Create merchandise to the Second Prize of $1,000 cash plus production equipment valued at approximately $1,000 to finance and produce a three-episode web series for The contest is open to entrants 18 years and older.