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Storing downloaded printed patterns
Dani3114
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Date: 5/15/13 2:18 AM

Just wondering if anyone has any ideas on storing the downloaded then printed patterns? I have quite a few and because of the stiffness of normal copy paper and the size of the pattern piece I have them laying around in my sewing room temporarily without a home. Any ideas would be much appreciated! Thank you.

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Date: 5/15/13 6:01 AM

I fold mine and store them in A4/letter size envelopes. I stick a picture of the line drawing on the front with a nice big heading as to what the pattern is.
The instructions go inside along with pattern.

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Date: 5/15/13 7:52 AM

I put them in an A4 plastic sleeve and store hem in binders, one for tops, one for bottoms etc.

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Date: 5/15/13 9:43 AM

After I have taped them together and altered them, I roll them into tubes and put into cardboard photo tubes. I have found though, that I have not made a downloaded pattern twice and may start recycling the paper pattern.

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Date: 5/16/13 4:58 AM

i put mine in a large zip-loc bag with the name on the outside with a Sharpie marker. I have a plastic tote box where I store the patterns. There is a list on the outside of the box stating what is stored inside. Hope this helps.

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Date: 5/16/13 7:07 AM

I store mine flat in the spare room (yes, sewing is taking over my house), but I toss them if I don't think I'll ever reuse them and just keep the digital copy 'in case'.

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Date: 5/20/13 3:31 AM

Thank you everyone for your help. Much appreciated!

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