I have noticed that people who don't cook at home have an odd idea of how much work is involved.
It is too much work for THEM to do - or possibly too expensive for them to outfit a kitchen with pots, pans, plates, measuring cups, spices, and all the rest of what is needed....
But since you (generic term for other people) already have all that stuff - then it's almost like it's FREE! It can't be that much work, after all.
Same reaction to you (generic term for other people) sewing, knitting, cleaning, etc. for them because they can't do it due to a lack of equipment or skill, don't want to do it, don't have the time to do it, or don't have the equipment to do it & the time to learn to use the equipment WELL!
I have a kitchen, a sewing machine, a serger, a cover hem machine, and an embroidery machine; a computer; knitting needles (sold the Bond Incredible Sweater Machine due to issues with tendinitis in both wrists); embroidery needles, embroidery thread for hand & machine use, and all the stuff for everything that I want to make in my kitchen. The rotisserie broke and I have never had a taffy machine - other than that....I have it or know a work-around (like buy it if it will take too long to do by hand).
BUT - and this is a big one - I also don't have the time to do for others who aren't doing something in exchange. If I sew for you and don't have time to fix dinner & clean house - then I need to either have you fix dinner & clean house OR pay someone else to do it for me. Same thing for any of the other crafts that I do - I don't mind teaching crafts - but doing them is "fun" - doing it for you isn't "fun" (sorry about that, but it is the truth) and I'm not going to do it if I don't have fun or get paid enough to have fun doing something with the money!