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Bionic

  • Joined Dec 2010
  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Re: Where do fleeces go?
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2012, 09:42:51 am »
FWm, there was some excellent information in your post, thankyou.
 
Sally, thankyou for your input too.
 
I am going to put both lots together and put it on a word document to keep
 
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moprabbit

  • Joined Oct 2011
  • North Notts
Re: Where do fleeces go?
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2012, 09:58:50 am »
Wow Fleecewife thanks for your very detailed post - I'll have a closer look at my fleeces. Thanks Sallyintnorth - you're absolutely right I had underestimated them - they are all lovely!
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Dan

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Re: Where do fleeces go?
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2012, 12:01:51 pm »
Yet another topic I haven't got time to digest at the moment  ;D
Is there a limit on the amount of topic's / threads you can subscribe to, I hope not as the list seems to be getting longer & longer. Great forum  :thumbsup:

No limit, other than the time you have to read them all.  :)

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
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Re: Where do fleeces go?
« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2012, 01:08:24 pm »
One thing I didn't mention was the weight of a fleece.  It used to be that fleece for craft work was sold by weight, but now that can turn up all sorts of regulations to be complied with.   I have found it simpler not to mention the weight of the fleece when pricing, simply to sell them priced per unit ie per fleece.
 
Although my assessment looks like a huge screed, when you actually do it it takes just seconds  thankfully  :D :sheep:
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