21 July, 2010

As Seen on TV

The main selling point on this little battery-operated item is that you don't need to remove clothing from the body or drapes from the rod to make repairs. Are you kidding me? Seriously, when have you ever thought to yourself: "I'd fix that pocket, or that hem, if I didn't need to take it OFF?" If you're in that kind of hurry wouldn't tape or a staple work until you can actually remove that item of clothing? I do remember my son wanting me to mend something for him, back when he was in high school, and was put out with me when I merely suggested that he return to his room and find something else to wear in the meantime. Perhaps this product is marketed to high school age boys? One of the final sales pitches on this television commercial goes something like this: "conventional sewing machines can cost up to $5oo." Up to? Really? In what century? Thanks anyway, but I think I'll hold on to my fifteen dollars (plus S&H).
Life is Good!

6 comments:

Nane said...

But look at all the high quality thread that comes with it!

paula, the quilter said...

LOL!

Janet said...

Whatever happened to a good old needle and thread? I've sewn a lot of buttons on clothing that was still "occupied" !!

*karendianne. said...

Oh, you're funny!

Quiltdivajulie said...

Good grief . . .

Pat said...

Come on ladies, it's a $60 VALUE!!! Right up there with the Clapper and Flowbe. Do you think those bobbins will fit my up-to-$500 Bernina?