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Posted on: 4/21/08 4:43 AM
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Maybe this tip is not news, in which case sorry. To make my BWOF patterns more easily searchable, I photocopy the pages with the drawings of the garments, and separate the pattern sheets. Next to each drawing of a garment, I note the sheet number and line colour, I haven't done yardage but maybe this would be good too. Then I file these in a ring file, slipping the drawing sheets and each pattern sheet into a separate plastic sleeve. I don't generally need or use the making up instructions, which are a bit minimal anyway, so I leave these with the mag. Now I am starting to organise a kind of directory of styles, that is noting where I can find for example wide leg pant patterns, raglan sleeve etc. This is a do it as you go along exercise, so my sheet of paper gets added to as and when I have the time.

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anetJay said... (4/22/08 4:48 AM) Reply
cool idea !!! i wish that i was that organized... that would be a wonderful and quick way to keep track of each magazine !!! thanks for the tip :) janet
ColorMeHome said... (4/22/08 0:19 AM) Reply
Great idea!
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