Etsy – Request something handmade

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Etsy – Request something handmade

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Etsy is experimenting with idea of requesting what you want made and having folks make it…love it! “If you want something made, create an Alchemy post describing what you want. You can post helpful pictures, set a deadline and a price range. People will then place bids, showing what they can do, for how much, and by when. As the person who made the listing, you choose which bid to accept and finalize the deal by agreeing to pay someone the specified price to make the item.” [via] Link.

4 thoughts on “Etsy – Request something handmade

  1. ragaskar says:

    Great idea, but there’s a lot of lowball projects in there.

    $15 for a custom made one-off screenprinted shirt?

    $500 for a custom, handmade leather laptop bag requiring several months of back and forth? yeah, dude. hey, i bet your nephew can make you a website, too!

    it’s as if people think that things which are hand-made should be cheaper, because, you know, they’re not machine made! they must be worse! labor is free! i’m not buying at retail, so there’s no overhead!

    welcome to the walmart generation.

  2. Buje says:

    I would like a dollar US.

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