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Old 04-18-2009, 12:02 PM   #41
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I learned that the hard way with a baby set I was asked to knit. After about 40 hours of knitting the woman decided she didn't want it anymore and wanted a full refund.
That's unbelievable! What a nerve!
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:39 PM   #42
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OMG! Total knitting bliss! I bet you are just beaming!!! Congratulations!!!
Totally!!!!!
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Old 04-19-2009, 09:57 PM   #43
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It is good that you got things worked out before you were to far in.

I also wanted to add that Moni's teas are GREAT!! I recieved some in a swap and will be ordering more soon. ( I got one that was a green tea with pinapple in it -- AMAZING!) Everyone should order from her!
You really did receive some in a swap?! That's fantastic! Thank you for your kind words, and thank you to your swapee (or is it swaper?)
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Old 04-19-2009, 10:00 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Mulderknitter View Post
I have found that non-knitters have a serious misconception about the time/money it takes to knit something. I learned that the hard way with a baby set I was asked to knit. After about 40 hours of knitting the woman decided she didn't want it anymore and wanted a full refund. I will never knit something on commission ever again.
At least you hadn't put in your time on it yet.
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That's unbelievable! What a nerve!
OMG!!! Tearing your hair out is RIGHT!

I am so glad that everyone here cared enough to stop me before I gat used and abused. I think being undervalued would make me feel worse than being broke! Broke I can do something about, undervalued I can't!
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Oh Moni - what a bummer! Agreed, at least you found out before you started in on a project! And I'm glad to hear you will still get your lifetime discount

Well, I had no idea about your tea business! I just checked out your site.....what fantastic sounding, unique teas you have! I've bookmarked the site, and as soon as I have a couple of extra dollars (DH just got a 2nd job - yay!) I will definitley order some! I'm going to send a link to my DD too - she adores green tea and I think she'd really love some of yours!
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I really did! My swapee from that swap was FANTASTIC! And she was sure to tell me that the tea came from you. I have shared it with my sisters and a few people around here. As a matter of fact I am placing an order today for some end of the year teacher gifts!
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Originally Posted by Mulderknitter View Post
I have found that non-knitters have a serious misconception about the time/money it takes to knit something. I learned that the hard way with a baby set I was asked to knit. After about 40 hours of knitting the woman decided she didn't want it anymore and wanted a full refund. I will never knit something on commission ever again.
At least you hadn't put in your time on it yet.
Oh man! I think if I ever knit anything for sale for sure I would sell only things I wanted to make and if people like it afterwards they can buy it or not.

But if I do ever make anything on commission, I think I will ask for materials cost and half the labor up front, non-refundable.
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WOW! Thank you to all of you who are purchasing my teas! I was worried that I would have to start moonlighting in order to help support my family. (that's where this whole topic got started!) But with your help, I can now focus on TEA as my BUSINESS, and YARN as my PLEASURE.

THANK YOU!!!
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