- The "professional in the garment industry" is a representative from Tru-Fit Patterns, and he's there primarily to get your money.
- The "2 1/2 hour class" consists of a demonstration of the Lutterloh Pattern System (which has been around since the 1930s), larded with lots and lots of hard-sell tactics attempting to get you to buy this very expensive system and all its accoutrements from Tru-Fit before you leave the store.
- The fine print at the bottom of the order form: "All sales final. No refunds." In the words of Stan Lee, "Nuff said."
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A public service announcement
Home sewing enthusiasts: if you happen to notice flyers from "Tru-Fit Patterns" for an upcoming pattern design class being offered at your local fabric store, and you're tempted to plunk down the $10 to attend, please be aware of the following: