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28 May 2009 @ 11:48 pm
Handsewing Infomercial  
Ladies, are you tired of those unsightly unfinished veil edges?    Yuck!
     Gentlemen, have you had trouble turning annoying narrow neckline hems?     Ooops!
           Have you made this disaster worse with horrifying serging?     Ugh!
                Have you tried to do the right thing only to have your fingers cramp and scream in protest?     Ouch!

Now you
need not suffer one moment longer!

Introducing Eithni's Handsewing Kit featuring the patented Eithni's Magic Veil Stitch(tm)!

Here's how it works - using the easy-to-follow instructions and high-quality materials in this beautiful kit, even beginning sewers can master these simple but useful stitches and create hundreds of fabulous projects! Beautiful Tunics! Stunning Shirts! Perfect Pants! and more can be yours! Best of all, all the supplies needed to be a successful hand sewer are collected in a ready-to-use kit!

In addition to several classic stitches, Eithni's Magic Veil Stitch(tm) is included at NO CHARGE TO YOU (just pay separate postage and handling)! Use Eithni's Magic Veil Stitch to finish the edges of fine silk and linen veils! Never have to endure that awful serging again! Turn a tiny hem when you cut that sleeve just a bit too short! No more sleeves and hems just a *bit* too short and awkward!

Eithni's Handsewing Kit includes:
    * Beeswax                                 * Needlebook
    * 10 glass headed pins          * Two needles
    * Steel lacing bodkin               * Wood needle case
    * Brass thimble                        * Thread snips and case
    * Stiletto                                     * Linen thread
    * Silk thread


Kits come in "early-look" (black snips and cream/brown or black/cream stiletto) or "later-look" (gold snips and brown or black stiletto)

PLUS!
    * Directions and Instructions - Including Eithni's Magic Veil Stitch!

But WAIT! There's MORE! If you order RIGHT NOW, two projects will be included with your order!
    * Linen for a pouch
    * White linen for a veil and bands

AND and optional Whipcording kit to create drawstrings for your new wonderful projects!

Now, how much would you expect to pay for such a life-changing set of tools? $30? $40? $50?

Through this special offer, we are able to bring you this fabulous kit
for the low, low introductory price of $15!


Yes, that's right! In a special offer for new handsewers, this kit is available for only $15!
Simply contact Eithni to pick one up at your next event!

Satisfied customers/students - Please feel free to leave glowing testimonials in the comments!


*****

 
(Just to be clear, this is a silly "infomercial," but I really do have the kits for sale!)

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catdfoxcatdfox on May 29th, 2009 06:31 am (UTC)
do you deliver to Caid? I'd love one of these.
eithni: embroideryeithni on May 29th, 2009 06:54 am (UTC)
I could be convinced to mail one for you, babe! Send me your address privately.
Denisilaifire on May 29th, 2009 06:34 am (UTC)
Crack dealer
eithni: snapeeithni on May 29th, 2009 06:54 am (UTC)
:P
jtdiiijtdiii on May 29th, 2009 10:38 am (UTC)
Awwwwwww

However it is not a proper infomercial... you forgot the words "But wait, there's more!"
eithni: WTFeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:48 pm (UTC)
Doh! You're right! I don't know how I missed that one!

Fixed now. ;)
littlepashtlittlepasht on May 29th, 2009 11:34 am (UTC)
That is genius! May I order more than 1?
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:51 pm (UTC)
Um... maybe.

These kits are intended to foster handsewing and so I ordered everything in bulk and a great deal of the materials are "donations" out of my stash. If I were going to see them "retail" I'd need to get about $25 each. Plus, I only made 40 of them (to start, at least).

So, if you are planning on reselling them - No.

If YOU are going to actually USE it and are just ordering some for friends who will also actually be personally USING them - probably, depending on the number you want.
(no subject) - littlepasht on May 29th, 2009 09:13 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - eithni on May 30th, 2009 09:30 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - littlepasht on May 30th, 2009 10:40 pm (UTC) (Expand)
rezanskyrezansky on May 29th, 2009 11:46 am (UTC)
Heya,
Where do you get your snips? I really like them. Got an extra black pair I could take off your hands? :-)
Ivan
eithnieithni on May 29th, 2009 03:53 pm (UTC)
I got them from Laci's out West. I don't have any spares right now, but based on the way these are going, I may be putting in an order soon. They are only $1.50 each - do you just want one, or more?
(no subject) - arebekah on May 30th, 2009 02:15 am (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - eithni on May 30th, 2009 09:32 pm (UTC) (Expand)
alinorealinore on May 29th, 2009 12:27 pm (UTC)
I'd love one. :)
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:53 pm (UTC)
To deliver with the linen? Early or late?
(no subject) - alinore on May 29th, 2009 04:00 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(Anonymous) on May 29th, 2009 12:28 pm (UTC)
I would like to order please
Hello Eithni
I would like to order a few of these kits. How can I do that?
Thanks
Aigeline
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:53 pm (UTC)
Re: I would like to order please
Is there an event you will be at soon?
frausenseifrausensei on May 29th, 2009 01:05 pm (UTC)
Dude. You are awesome. You are also a drug enabler. But I guess it's OK, since you've got the pharm degree and all that.
eithni: peekabooeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:54 pm (UTC)
Crack! Nummy, nummy crack! :)
missdoommissdoom on May 29th, 2009 01:20 pm (UTC)
I would like one early looks please.
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:54 pm (UTC)
Are you going to Silks?
(no subject) - missdoom on May 29th, 2009 04:03 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - eithni on June 1st, 2009 09:33 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - missdoom on June 2nd, 2009 01:40 pm (UTC) (Expand)
world_rim_walke: Cuteworld_rim_walke on May 29th, 2009 01:38 pm (UTC)
But but... what number do I call? I must have one right now! Oh no! What if the offer expires before I can get my order in? Oh no! Disaster! Flail!

I'll take one.
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:55 pm (UTC)
Hee. Early or late? Pickup at the SP on Wednesday?
(no subject) - world_rim_walke on May 29th, 2009 04:04 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Gwynethgwyneth1362 on May 29th, 2009 01:40 pm (UTC)
ME ME ME ME ME
I'd like one of the early ones, please. . .
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:55 pm (UTC)
Re: ME ME ME ME ME
Will you be at the Silks event? Or I can get it to you at Liz and Zig's Wedding...
Re: ME ME ME ME ME - gwyneth1362 on May 29th, 2009 04:08 pm (UTC) (Expand)
katrionans: loomkatrionans on May 29th, 2009 02:06 pm (UTC)
I must be doing it wrong. What's a lacing bodkin? And a stiletto in this context? And I've never used beezwax. How does that help?

Maybe I need one...
mightyjessemightyjesse on May 29th, 2009 02:32 pm (UTC)
I use the lacing bodkin to get the *whipcorded drawstring* into the newly assembled pouch. The beezwax helps make the linen thread more cohesive so that it slides through the fabric neatly and doesn't pull itself apart if it's spun from top rather than strick.

:)
(no subject) - pixel39 on May 29th, 2009 03:26 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - world_rim_walke on May 29th, 2009 04:06 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - eithni on May 29th, 2009 04:10 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - world_rim_walke on May 29th, 2009 04:19 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - pixel39 on May 29th, 2009 03:30 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - eithni on May 29th, 2009 03:57 pm (UTC) (Expand)
gwyndlyn: Sewing pinupgwyndlyn on May 29th, 2009 02:33 pm (UTC)
That kit is fabboo! What great attention to the "extras" for a sewing kit.

I totally want one (like _I_ need more sewing stuff)
I'll tell AElfie to get one for me :)
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:58 pm (UTC)
Early or late?
(no subject) - gwyndlyn on May 30th, 2009 04:22 am (UTC) (Expand)
marwen42marwen42 on May 29th, 2009 02:36 pm (UTC)
I would LOVE to purchase one of these fabulous kits in the "later" category. Will you be at silks and Needles this weekend?
eithni: sofonisbaeithni on May 29th, 2009 03:59 pm (UTC)
Um, not this weekend... but next weekend I will be. :P I'll have one for you there!
(no subject) - marwen42 on May 29th, 2009 04:36 pm (UTC) (Expand)
valkyr8: Stewartvalkyr8 on May 29th, 2009 03:18 pm (UTC)
Not just WOW, SHAMWOW!!
eithni: excellenteithni on May 29th, 2009 03:59 pm (UTC)
*grin*