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Posted on: 6/16/09 8:28 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people   Very Helpful by 11 people   
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I had so many sewing blogs bookmarked that I couldn't keep up with them all. I would always come across some really useful information that I would never be able to find again. I decided to use a feed reader to subscribe to only sewing/fashion blogs - I chose Google Reader in Firefox, but there are many others.

Now, I can easily bookmark tutorials or helpful pattern information (star) and there is a search bar that allows you to search all your blogs or just one specific blog for keywords. You can also tag posts and search for items that way. It has a new post count beside each blog's title, so you know who has updated. It's a great additional resource that lessens time wasted on the internet that could be better spent sewing.

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SG1 said... (6/17/09 9:10 PM) Reply
Great tip! It just occurred to me that the sewing crowd doesn't necessarily intersect with the computer crowd (I'm new to the former, ancient in the latter), and not everybody would know about RSS feeds.
LynnG said... (6/17/09 9:36 AM) Reply
I agree, this is a fabulous tip. I've checked out the Google Reader and I see that it will be very useful. Thank You!
Catbird said... (6/17/09 8:07 AM) Reply
THANK YOU!!! This is something I wasn't aware of and it's exactly what I need.
HeyJane said... (6/17/09 7:44 AM) Reply
Great idea...anything to save time for sewing!
Charrlie said... (6/17/09 0:52 AM) Reply
I am not sure what a blog is. ai know what a bookmark is but, don't know how to do it on this site. Thanks for any comments
Charrlie said... (6/17/09 0:51 AM) Reply
I am not sure what a blog is. ai know what a bookmark is but, don't know how to do it on this site. Thanks for any comments
chacha45 said... (6/16/09 11:11 PM) Reply
Wow! Thanks! I'm off to use it!
ryansmumAria said... (6/16/09 11:40 AM) Reply
THANK YOU , THANK YOU , THANK YOU I had no ideas something so wonderful exsisted. This is by far, one of the best tips EVER.
 
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