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Patchwork lets friends contribute cash, time and/or skills towards a group gift or event. To hear from people who have used our site to celebrate all sorts of special occasions read our reviews below.

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“Of the few ‘funding’ sites Patchwork was the easiest to use. It’s transparent about cost and it’s interface is a breeze whilst looking really lovely. It was so easy to use. Everything from setting it up, to sharing our link, to transferring the money was so user friendly.”

Bea & Robbie - Portugal and Spain Honeymoon Fund

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“Every time I look down at my bag I am reminded of my lovely friends and family and their generous offering, I made sure the patchwork ranged from £10 – £200 so all my friends could afford to give something. Then I sent everyone photos of me and my bag to say thanks for the BEST GIFT EVER.”

Sophie - A New Handbag

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“We knew that we didn’t want to have a traditional wedding gift list as we have lived together for a long time and didn’t really need bales of towels. We liked that it was possible to have a range of different things people could fund at different prices. This meant that people were able to contribute even if they didn’t have as much to give.”

Nadine & Bethany - USA Honeymoon Fund

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“We didn’t need much in the way of baby things so when friends asked what they could do as a gift I suggested some readymade meals! I was half joking but I was so chuffed when our food delivery turned up. Having meals that were already prepared and required no cleaning up saved my sanity. It also meant I had more time to cuddle with my new baby and rest and recover. I thought it was such a great idea that I have used Patchwork to organise the same gift for a friend who’s about to have her second baby.

Steph - Food Delivery Fund

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“We live in a small London terrace, so I really didn’t want friends bringing more random gifts that Otis didn’t necessarily want just cluttering up the place. I’ve been to so many kids birthdays and hate buying things that I’m not sure the kid (or the parent) will like. It feels like such a waste. I also didn’t want parents to feel that they had to spend a certain amount, so I loved that people could contribute £2 upwards.”

Hannah & Otis - First Bike Fund

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“It was a big success. And I think it helped that our friends and family could relate to where we wanted to go. It made it easier for more traditional guests to get on board with that ‘new fandangle interweb’ instead of a physical gift.”

Patrick & Julie - Mauritius Honeymoon Fund

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“I made my patchwork on my phone I sent out an email to all my family asking them to help buy me a bit of my bike. It was exciting in the two weeks before my birthday because when they bought bits of my patchwork I could see all their messages popping up and check how much money they had given me on my phone.”

Vera - New Bike Fund

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“Having lived together for a while, we didn’t feel like we wanted traditional wedding gifts – but we really wanted to treat ourselves to an amazing honeymoon. I found Patchwork and loved the whole concept! We can’t believe how generous people have been”

Charlotte & Sam - Sri Lanka Honeymoon Fund

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