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Date: 9/22/12 2:43 PM

I just checked prices on Amazon.

21" x 225 feet - 12 rolls - less than $40.

Holy Cow! What a savings!

Amazon - medical exam paper

compare with Nancy's Notions - 21" x 77 feet - 1 roll $8.99 eta: correction - katlew03 pointed out that it's 77 yards - not feet
Nancy's Notions Pattern Tracing Paper

Does the medical exam paper work well?
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-- Edited on 9/29/12 1:16 PM --

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Date: 9/22/12 2:45 PM

the Amazon reviews has reviews by sewists who say it works great ...

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Date: 9/22/12 2:50 PM

This one (same dimensions, same 12 rolls per case) qualifies for Amazon prime shipping.

Anything I should know before ordering?

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Date: 9/22/12 3:32 PM

I've used the paper for years. I would get some too but I just don't know what I would do with 12 rolls!

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Date: 9/22/12 3:42 PM

Do you know somebody ... or somebody that knows somebody.. heh heh... that is a nurse or works in a doctor's office, etc?

I'm an esthetician and I need just a little of that exam paper once in a while... so I mooched a roll through one of my clients - she just threw $5 at the doc for the favor.

I wouldn't want 12 rolls of it around.

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Date: 9/22/12 4:12 PM

When you've got a lot of rolls, it's amazing how liberating it is. You're not scrimping on tracing and trying out variations on fit and details. Last year I bought 12 rolls with a friend, donated four to another friend who couldn't afford them and split the rest. I'm through one roll and half of another already.

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Date: 9/22/12 4:19 PM

Nancy's Notions is not 77 feet, it is 77 yards. I got it for 2/$14 a few months ago. Amazon is a better deal and I just ordered, but it is the same size roll for both.

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Date: 9/22/12 4:22 PM

Forgot to say that my order went through with free shipping, probably because it was over $25 or something.

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Sewn in 2012: 176.212 yds.
2013 Goal: 400 yds (again)
Total sewn in 2013 -- 225.848 yds.
Total yards in inventory 1/1/14 -- 1752.5
Goal for 2014 -- 400 yards (for the third time)

Machines: Designer Diamond, #1+, H Class 100Q, and Viking 400 Serger: 936

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Date: 9/22/12 5:09 PM

that was a good catch! It's probably the same paper. :)

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Date: 9/22/12 5:10 PM

Debbie - that's a good point. I'm almost to the end of my roll and I keep holding back.

think of the party you could have with 12 rolls ha ha!!

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