Knited Kitty bottle cover

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Why did the sales assistant in the charity shop question the £3.00 being charged for Kitty when it would clearly have taken her colleague a few hours to make and deliver the item to the shop?


People see charity shop as a cheap option and forget that it is for charity. I once witness a woman (in Topsham) try to haggle on the price of a mirror... the hag

by charliecoldfield on May 5th at 2:13pm

Yes, it probably works out at about 10% of minimum wage if you're lucky. People don't value the time it takes to make handmade things. Perceptions of value seem to have been eroded by mass-production and inhumane labour markets around the world.

by dcarpenter on April 25th at 2:06pm
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