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Please help me find a sew cool n stock!!

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trixymalixy Mon 08-Dec-14 19:14:33

The entertainer have let me down and now it's not in stick anywhere!!!

Has anyone seen one in stock that I may have missed?

Follyfoot Mon 08-Dec-14 19:22:08

Amazon are showing it in stock here

HollyJollyDillydolly Mon 08-Dec-14 19:27:06

smyths £34.99

trixymalixy Mon 08-Dec-14 20:52:41

Amazon were out of stock last time I looked! Thanks!

lucysmam Mon 08-Dec-14 21:22:42

Can I ask a stupid does it sew without thread? confused

trixymalixy Mon 08-Dec-14 22:04:43

No idea, I am quite intrigued!

woodychip Mon 08-Dec-14 22:10:17

It actually felts, it doesn't sew. Have you read the reviews? Shocking. If you break the needle, which is very likely then that's it, game over. Can't be fixed or needle changed. I was gonna get one but I can see how quickly it could all go wrong!

lucysmam Mon 08-Dec-14 22:24:46

I haven't read the reviews, only clicked because I thought it might have been good for my seven (almost 8) yr old who is starting to show an interest in my machine.

I'll skip it & think about showing her how to work mine when I eventually upgrade to a better one.

Katinkka Mon 08-Dec-14 22:36:55

The reviews aren't good and you have to buy more of the special fabric. Maybe there are better things out there.

lucysmam Mon 08-Dec-14 22:47:10

The extra fabric looks quite pricey too. One of the reviews said the child made all 9(?) projects in one afternoon, plus her own stuff. If that's the case, I can see it being one of those things that's hardly used because it's expensive to keep up with.

iwantavuvezela Mon 08-Dec-14 22:53:59

John lewis (you can do a click and collect at a local waitrose)
Toys 4 us -if not in stock. They will send you a text/email when they get them.

trixymalixy Tue 09-Dec-14 20:36:47

Agh, I hadn't read the reviews! It's the only thing DD has asked for though. Might try to buy from John Lewis as they are good at returns.

lucysmam Tue 09-Dec-14 21:06:46

Would she maybe go for a cheap, proper machine and some fabrics? Minewas only £29.99 from Netto years ago but you can probably get them around that on Argos.

lucysmam Tue 09-Dec-14 21:07:27

*Mine was. Sorry, I can't type very well on the tablet blush

ygritte Tue 09-Dec-14 21:12:28

My DD wanted one but the refills are expensive and I decided against it as it seemed more of a toy. Instead I bought her a mini sewing machine for £12.50!! from Hobbycraft today. It's currently half price and I think it'll have more use.

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