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    Looking for a handmade gift for your partner? I can make almost anything on a sewing machine, bike related or not.

    Here is my website www.tamla.co.uk you can also find me on FB Tamla

    Here is a bike related product I made for a customer.

    ducati.jpg

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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    Too cheap given the materials and labour to make them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EddieJ View Post
    Too cheap given the materials and labour to make them.
    quite right, but before you adjust them there's a wee tote job on a basset hound I'd like. I'll supply the outlines/images!

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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    You must be bloody fast on a sewing machine to make those prices worthwhile.
    Too cheap in my opinion and I believe you are undercutting yourself by making one off's and selling them at at Primark prices.

    They look nice though. Not after anything myself as amongst other things my lovely wife teaches sewing classes.

    Also have you signed upto Etsy?

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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by Spitfire View Post
    Looking for a handmade gift for your partner? I can make almost anything on a sewing machine, bike related or not.

    Here is my website www.tamla.co.uk you can also find me on FB Tamla

    Here is a bike related product I made for a customer.

    ducati.jpg
    Brilliant stuff.

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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    I love this stuff, Tam. And your website is really clear and clean, looks great.

    But how can we order online, and how much is postage?


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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by EddieJ View Post
    Too cheap given the materials and labour to make them.
    Quote Originally Posted by demographic View Post
    You must be bloody fast on a sewing machine to make those prices worthwhile.
    Too cheap in my opinion and I believe you are undercutting yourself by making one off's and selling them at at Primark prices.

    Also have you signed upto Etsy?
    You're quite right my prices are cheap. I've only been sewing properly for a year and I have no formal training. I'm completely self taught thanks to You Tube. I only started the business two months ago and so don't feel I should be charging designer prices just yet. My prices will go up just not yet. Thanks for you your feedback tho

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    quite right, but before you adjust them there's a wee tote job on a basset hound I'd like. I'll supply the outlines/images!
    PM me your e-mail addy and we'll sort something out

    Quote Originally Posted by Olly View Post
    I love this stuff, Tam. And your website is really clear and clean, looks great.

    But how can we order online, and how much is postage?

    I don't have a cart system as yet so everything has to be done via e-mail. Also I really don't want to be ripping people off with postage so I'm doing it on an individual basis. Plus at the time my website went live the PO changed all their prices <ggrrrrr>

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spitfire View Post
    I don't have a cart system as yet so everything has to be done via e-mail. Also I really don't want to be ripping people off with postage so I'm doing it on an individual basis. Plus at the time my website went live the PO changed all their prices <ggrrrrr>
    Gimme a shout if you want a hand setting up online ordering - been through it with Dani's Smunkees

    And yes, Royal Mail postage prices for packages are completely ridiculous

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olly View Post
    Gimme a shout if you want a hand setting up online ordering - been through it with Dani's Smunkees

    And yes, Royal Mail postage prices for packages are completely ridiculous
    What you can do that? The cart thingy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spitfire View Post
    What you can do that? The cart thingy?
    It's quite easy to set up PayPal cart payments We can take online orders through the Smunkee.biz website

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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    Quick question

    I like the cushions and I have a design in mind for 3 , Do they come as full cushions or are they covers ta

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airtank View Post
    Quick question

    I like the cushions and I have a design in mind for 3 , Do they come as full cushions or are they covers ta
    It's just for the covers. I can supply cushion inserts too but the postage is stupid. It works out cheaper for you to get them yourself.

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    My wife showed my this last night. Child's Own Studio | custom making soft toys with children Could be another idea for you to think about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EddieJ View Post
    My wife showed my this last night. Child's Own Studio | custom making soft toys with children Could be another idea for you to think about.
    Daisy wanted to get in on my sewing so I got her to draw a picture and I'm currently transfering onto a bag. Great minds and all that....

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    Default Re: Bespoke Handmade Gifts

    You could tap into the cos play market and do grand wizard robes, anything people get obsessed with is a good market.

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