My teenage daughter wants to know,Would you be embarassed if your friends knew your dad used a sewing machine?

Her dad is not gay or anything, just single and self sufient.

Asked By: . - 12/16/2007
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my uncle does his own mending. when he got married just after the war (wwii) he presented his wife with some jeans that needed mending. she told him to either throw them out and buy new or learn how to sew his own d**n pants. hes a tight wad so he mends his own. i do too. when i was in scouts my leader was a drill... More
Answered By: tom5251972 - 12/16/2007
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I think most people would be impressed! Sewing is not limited to just women. Some of the best designers are men... and all of them can sew.
Answered By: revsuzanne - 12/16/2007
LOL, too funny, and cute. I'm not a teenager, but nothing that my parents do embarrasses me, the hell with what my friends think, my parents are great! Cheers
Answered By: Latina 4 Life - 12/16/2007
I think that it is cool. It shows creativity and that he has a sense of himself. He is self-secure and not afraid to look less masculine. Be proud of who he is and what he likes to do.
Answered By: sjtwae - 12/16/2007
hell no! i've got a sewing machine and i don't know how to use it. if it were my dad I'd totally be asking himt o help me with my outfits.
Answered By: China J - 12/16/2007
I'd be asking him to make me outfits.
Answered By: free_angel - 12/16/2007
I wouldn't be embarrassed. lol. I'm 16..and I wouldn't be embarrassed. I personally would love it if my Dad could sew, but that job mostly falls on my This is a funny question.
Answered By: Becky - 12/16/2007
That's awesome that he is self sufficient. NO WAY would I be embarrassed. I would have him teach her how to sew. Sewing is a lost talent( not for everyone of course) My dad was a hard worker and the bread winner in the family. The only my dad new how to do ( before my mom died) was make grilled cheese sandwiches... More
Answered By: beanhead1972 - 12/16/2007
No if i had an active dad I would be very proud of the fact that he could sew that doesn't make him gay it just makes him cool. My mom can't sew well so if something rips i have to take them to my grandmother.
Answered By: squeak - 12/16/2007
No I am a teen and I think it will be cool to have a dad that use sewing machine.
Answered By: Shannon - 12/16/2007
No, not in the least. My dad uses a sewing machine too. When I was in high school, he sewed his own seat covers for his truck and made them out of a bunch of his old blue jeans. He didn't have the money to go buy any and had a bunch of old pants he wasn't using so made use of them. My friends thought that the seat... More
Answered By: SoAZ Gal - 12/16/2007
No. It just means he is trying to do things one his own.
Answered By: Joseph D - 12/16/2007
My grandfather could sew (and actually spent part of his WWI enlistment sewing airplane wings); my father could sew; my husband can sew. And my MIG welding teacher prefers that his students know how to sew, as it makes the transition to the techniques of welding easier -- you can already use hands and feet together... More
Answered By: kay - 12/18/2007
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