A Brief History Of Televised Crafting Competition

I’m super excited to watch the premiere tomorrow night of Craft Wars on TLC. But Craft Wars isn’t the first televised crafting competition to hit the airways.

Back in 2005 there was Craft Corner Deathmatch. It was basically crafting meets cage fighting. I loved that show. My only dream in life was to take on-and defeat-the Craft Lady of Steel.

Craft Corner Deathmatch, Television, Style Network

If you managed to miss this little bit of awesome on the Style Network, Vimeo has you covered. Well…a little. Three episodes are captured there in all of their tongue in cheek crafting glory. Click the pictures below to check them out. I could try to explain it…but it’s better to just watch…

Craft Corner Deathmatch, Television, Style Network, Episode 107
Craft Corner Deathmatch, Television, Style Network, Episode 109
Craft Corner Deathmatch, Television, Style Network, Episode 110

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information please view my privacy policy.


  1. Dan says

    hey amy – i’m half the team that created CCDM. you’ll be happy to know it was the most fun we’ve ever had making TV. and i’ve still got a garage full of pipe cleaners left over to prove it!

  2. says

    You have no idea how giddy the idea of a garage even a quarter full of pipe cleaners makes me!
    I’m so happy you stopped by!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge