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Posted on: 11/12/04 5:25 PM
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This is my first tip and I haven't seen anything like it so far, so I hope it's not a repeat.

Today I went to Joann's where they were having a sale on Simplicity--$1/each. I bought the maximum allowed-10. Rather than just throw them in a box, I set them up in number order and then looked through PR to see if any had been reviewed yet. I saved the reviews that applied to my purchases and wrote on each pattern envelope whether there had been reviews and how many. I also recorded the date of my search.

NOW when I go to start a new pattern I will read the reviews FIRST, not like I have been in the past--checking AFTER all the mistakes have been made!

Now to go back and do the same thing with the rest of my pattern collection--a monumental task.:))

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Stitchology said...
Great idea!
11/12/04 7:09 PM
Sew it seams said...
I like this idea. We can also print out an especially good review and tuck it in with the pattern. Thanks for this tip.
11/13/04 8:26 AM
Athelas said...
I just did this yesterday with my Sim. patterns from Jo-Ann's!
11/13/04 11:36 AM
Lisa Laree said...
If you list your patterns in your PR catalog, any patterns that are reviewed are highlighted! That's one of my favorite PR features!
11/14/04 7:31 AM
Danvillegirl said...
I have just started cataloging my older patterns. Newer ones I automatically add to Pattern Catalog. Great feature of this site. As Debe says, printing out the review is also helpful before attempting the pattern.
11/14/04 5:24 PM
Jennifer shaw said...
Yipes! What a terrific idea!
11/17/04 6:55 PM
 
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