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button complaint


Thursday, July 03, 2014

I have sewn a couple of blouses recently, with unspectacular results. Also, I was watching for a sale of my favorite shirt - CJ Banks never-iron, and that time rolled around. I also had free shipping, and an extra 15%off.

I ordered five shirts and a jacket - all for nearly Wal-Mart prices. I rarely buy clothes, but last time I ordered online, it was from CJ Banks, and I was quite pleased. The clothes were good quality, on sale, and fit well.

This time, the blouses (shirts Whatever) fit fine, are just as advertised, and are beautiful. HOWEVER, as I was hanging them up, one button came off, and when I tried one on, another button pulled right off. I had to replace two buttons before ever wearing a shirt! Also, the dark brown button spare had a huge light-colored gouge in it.

I always sew the extra buttons into the side seam, because who can find that little envelope with one button in it when you need it? Or else, I have thrown away the little envelopes and dumped all the buttons into my button jar, and would take forever to dig it out. So I was already planning on sewing on some buttons, but hey people! Not good quality here!
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MISSYGEEN 7/5/2014 3:17PM

    I usually just use a safety pin and forget that I actually know how to sew on a button.

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CARO488 7/4/2014 1:34AM

    Yeah, I always save the buttons when I throw away a shirt. I have more buttons than I will ever use. But yet, there is a discount fabric store in Springfield MO that has huge gallon bags full (FULL!) of shirt buttons, and I WANT them...

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USMAWIFE 7/3/2014 5:26PM

    When things like that happen that quickly, i call the companies customer service dept and let them know their quality control is bad and they shold investigate

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MOM2ACAT 7/3/2014 4:36PM

    It seems like on most clothes these days, they don't have the buttons sewn on as well as they use too. I always try to remember to check to make sure they are sewn on securely before I wear a new shirt with buttons.

I keep all my spare buttons in a box in my dresser drawer. I have quite a collection now; I'm sure for about half of those buttons I no longer have the original shirts they went with. lol.

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