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Thread: So Frustrated!!

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    Senior Member SandraD's Avatar
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    I recently switched my schedule to work 4 10 hour days a week. This gives me Mondays off. So yesterday I sewed for hours and hours making coffee cozy's using a free pattern I'd gotten online. I made 15 of them for co-workers who go to Caribu Coffee almost daily. I thought they'd make great Christmas gifts! When I came in today, one of the Managers gave everyone a 'store bought' coffee cozy from Caribu with a 'Happy Thanksgiving' card. UGH! Okay, just had to vent....

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    Darn!! Doesn't that just frost you??? Hmmmm, how about family members? They work for soda and water bottles too!

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    I would still give yours as gifts! They can give the store bought one away, and keep yours :D:D:D

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    You have to be kidding! Awww, I feel for you :(
    I wasn't able to download the pattern but that's okay.

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    That stinks but I would still use them as prsents! Home made is always better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    I would still give yours as gifts! They can give the store bought one away, and keep yours :D:D:D
    Or keep one at home and one at the office. And I'll bet yours are prettier anyhow!!

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    I agree.
    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    I would still give yours as gifts! They can give the store bought one away, and keep yours :D:D:D

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    awwww I'm sorry that happened to you. :( I'd prefer a homemade one anyway. I'd say give them anyway.. or send one my way! ;) (just kidding on that.. sort of!)

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    acckkkk no way well I would just go ahead and give them out anyway. the others were probably made in china korea tiawan ect.

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    I would give them anyway-it shows you were thinking of them. Also, when one gets dirty they can use the other one. Always good to have a spare!

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    I say still give your gift. I love homemade gifts so much better than anything bought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    I would still give yours as gifts! They can give the store bought one away, and keep yours :D:D:D
    I totally agree......yours are hand made!!!

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    Did the manager know you were working on some?

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    Aw, that's too bad. I agree that I would give them anyway. These people drink coffee every day - two is better than one, they'll have a back up! :)

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    You gotta give them so you can share your story with your
    co workers ~ bet yours are preferred.

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    Give them to your co workers anyway. They will love them!

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    just go ahead and give them to your co-workers

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    If they use them everyday then it would make sense to have two, so one will always be clean. I say give them and make a joke about the manager showing you up. :lol:

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    Agreed. Give em out and trust that people will enjoy yours. Or tell everyone "Great minds think alike, and someday I'll be a manager too!"

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    Homemade is ALWAYS the best! Give them as you planned, they will love them!

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    Yours are better...the store bought ones are all the same, so cups can be mixed up. The individual designs that are yours will be so much better to keep others from sipping from your cup.

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    I would give them anyway, two is better than one.

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    There must be someone on your friends and family list who would love it! I think you still should give them to people you care about:)

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    You can never have too many coffee cozies. :D

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    I am sure yours are far superior to the store bought ones. I would go ahead and give yours as planned. Most people will appreciate the love and hard work you put into them.....I know I would......(hint hint lol)

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