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Kellie R.
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Date: 10/25/07 8:04 PM

I've read and participated in various threads about fabric and our Personal Fabric Collections.

I've also turned into a Pattern Junkie. Over the last four years or so, I've picked up so many patterns. I reckon I could sew for several years off of my existing fabric and patterns.

I'll count my patterns later today, but I'm guessing I have around 250 - 300. Most of them are costumes and vintage, but I also have regular clothing and home furnishing ones too...

How many do you have?

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Date: 10/25/07 9:16 PM

Individual Sewing and Quilting patterns, not including patterns in magazines:

Probably 75.

PS. I'll go count...

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Date: 10/25/07 9:25 PM

I'd rather tell you how much I weigh. The answer to both question would be "lots".

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Date: 10/25/07 11:03 PM

I don't even want to know how many I have - it will make me scared!

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Date: 10/25/07 11:35 PM

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I'd rather tell you how much I weigh. The answer to both question would be "lots".


This made me think about whether my number of patterns equals my weight number. I think it just about does. I won't say how much but it's over 100.
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Date: 10/26/07 0:46 AM

I'm going to say about 100, not including Burda and I have my eye on about 8 more :tounge:.

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Date: 10/26/07 1:40 AM

Hi Kellie,

According to my data base (which I keep so I don't duplicate patterns), I have 302.

And Karla, luckily, this is NOT my weight!

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Date: 10/26/07 4:59 AM

over 400, shhhhhhh.

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Date: 10/26/07 5:03 AM

Um, according to my catalogue - 468. I should probably go through them and edit some out....

ETA: Ooops, make that 472 - I forgot the 3 Jalies and the Kwik Sew that arrived today.
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Date: 10/26/07 6:06 AM

I don't think I'd ever have the time to count them all. They're stashed everywhere! If I include my vintage patterns, I'm betting over 1000. If I include my pattern books -- like BWOF, Ottobre, Diana couture, Patrones, etc. -- I'm probably to 1500 or so.

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