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Reusable Style Snaps Allow For Quick, No Stitch Hem Changes

 

I am a big fan of beauty/style shows.  I watch them religiously and have heard them mention countless times that no one can walk into a store and buy a pair of pants that will just fit perfectly.  While I understand that there is no one size fits all, I wish that every once in a while I would come across a pair that didn’t need hemming.  At 5’ 5’’ I am not super short, but certainly not tall either.  I hate to hem pants and usually am either too cheap or too lazy to take them somewhere to be done, so I often walk around with my pant legs dragging on the ground.  This is okay for jeans, but when you have just picked up a nice pair of pants for a special event you want them to look polished.

 

 

Style Snaps are a product that claims to offer a simple, no sewing, no gluing solution to your hemming woes.  These reusable adhesive snaps can be used to change hem length over and over.  You stick one side of the snaps to the bottom of your hem and the other to the point inside that you want them hemmed up to.  You then snap the two portions together and you have your new length.  I am sure they take some practice, but so does properly stitching your pants; I think I would rather learn this.

 

 

These clever little beauty gadgets are also said to be good for holding down lapels, securing belt ends, closing gaps between shirt buttons, etc.  I am not sure how long the adhesive on the backs of them lasts, but the site says that once the snap is taken off and the fabric residue is removed it can be cleaned with dishwashing soap and water and will be sticky again once dry.  This sounds like a super handy little product for non-sewers like me.  Plus, parents could save money by buying long pants for their kids and letting the hem down as they grow. You can find Style Snaps here on Amazon  and most major retailers.

Source: BeautyGadgets.net

Comments
Sep 12, 2010
by Anonymous

This has a good and negative

This has a good and negative impact. The good news is, it is a great way to save money, the bad news is tailoring shops will lose money because in my country (Philippines) Tailor shops earn big money from this. 

Sep 13, 2010
by Kim Patterson

Interesting viewpoint

I see your point, but I am guessing that these will mostly appeal to people, like me, who would not usually have gone in to have things tailored anyways.  I think that the people who regularly have alterations done still will, at laest most of the time.

Sep 25, 2010
by Anonymous

great for seniors & low income earners

I am on a very low income, therefore cannot afford to have pants etc tailored professionally. Their prices are too high. Also, some seniors do not have steady hands to thread that needle.

Sep 27, 2010
by Kim Patterson

Good points!

I think that these would come in handy in a lot of instances.

Nov 27, 2010
by Anonymous

Style Snaps site is a huge ripoff.

Style Snaps site is a huge ripoff. They do not allow you to review the order before they charge your Credir Card. I was charged $31 for shipping and $30 for the snaps??? After the order was placed, It does not allow you to go back to the home page to find customer service numbers. (thanks to another reviewer getting the same treatment, the advised that you have to clear the cache/ history) When I did get to the home page again Customer service is not available during the weekends....So I guess I will call my Credit card company to cancel and I will call the BBB

Jan 17, 2011
by Anonymous

WILL I RECEIVE MY STYLE SNAPS????

It is almost six (6) weeks ago I placed an order for Style Snaps - just like the comment above, my Credit Card was charged and to date I haven't received my Style Snaps. I have no way of tracking the status of the order and no one to ask/enquire from.

Feb 23, 2011
by Anonymous

HAVEN'T RECEIVE MY ORDER

I ORDERED MY SNAPS BEFORE JANUARY 25, 2011 AND STILL HAVEN'T RECEIVED MY ORDER. WHAT IS THE HOLD UP?