This is a listing of 8 sites that legally offer video instruction on Arts & Crafts and Hobbies.
There is a separate listing of written materials in these genres.
All of these sites listed have content that is legal for them to distribute. If you find that any site listed is offering content that can not be legally transferred, please let me know in the comments below.
This list is not comprehensive and if you know of any other sites please post in the comments below or at our forums.
A comprehensive alphabetical listing of free books for reading or listening can be found on these pages:
For a complete listing of the free ebook pages here at Gizmo's, see
There will be other books on Arts & Crafts and Hobbies, at the sites listed there, but they are not categorized at the sites.
Most entries at those sites that offer only online listening or viewing can be downloaded with VideoCacheView. Thanks to AJNorth for this tip.
Libraries are also an excellent source for reading and listening materials. To find out more information on your local library, the links here may help: Library Information
Thanks to FishDoc for the idea for this genre page.
Arts & Crafts and Hobbies Free Video Instruction Online
Clippeo over 500 instructional videos under a search for Crafts. Probably more could be found with different searches. All are available for free viewing online without registration.
Craft Daily over 200 free craft videos available for free viewing online without registration. There are also 13 episodes of Knitting Daily TV and Quilting Arts TV available for free viewing online without registration.
eHow has 1,000 free videos in a search of crafts videos. All are available for free viewing online without registration.
For Dummies apparently provides information from the For Dummies series of books. The site provides articles and videos, this link is to the videos under crafts and hobbies. This is a small collection, with most for knitting and two for jewelry making.. All are available for free viewing online and appear to be two minutes long. All are available without registration.
Video Jug huge collection of arts and crafts videos available for free viewing online without registration. Nice selection of sub-categories available.
Watch Know Learn over 750 free videos in its Hobbies and Crafts collection. All are available for free viewing online without registration. A nice selection of sub-categories available.
Wonder How To has over 7,500 free videos in its Arts & Crafts collection. All are available for free viewing online without registration. Some written instructions provided along with the videos.
YouTube has over 140,000 channels listed under a search for crafts. Not all are craft instruction, but it looks like most are. All available for free viewing online without registration. There is a huge amount of free content available here.
Hopefully this page has helped you in finding the free materials that you are seeking. If you find any of these sites to no longer be what they should be, please post in the comments here. If you know of sites that may be added to this listing, please post here in the comments.
I do not respond to the thanks from users as this spreads out the comments. However, I do read all of the comments and do appreciate the thought. So to those who post a "thanks", Thank you I appreciate it.