I think it’s probably safe to say that the postal stash rehash is done and dusted. What an interesting project and a true insight into human behaviour, expectations and attitudes.
All up 80 people took part in the stash rehash and I’d say that 90% of those were people I have never heard of. During the project I spent at least 20 hours on administration – from sorting out the postal matches, to answering queries, fielding a couple of complaints and then just this last week following up a couple of lost parcels (which have all made it to their new homes now).
We’ve had one person in a car crash, another take an unexpected trip to hospital and someone give birth… but regardless the stash rehash was achieved.
I posted two stashes because someone signed up just after I’d finished matching people up and then I felt too mean to say no and had heaps of fabric to give anyway. It was so exciting getting my stashes in the post and I felt a LOT more excited about what I got than what I sent, which was the point really. I sent good stuff but just stuff I was sick of looking at. Here’s what I got…