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Date: 11/17/12 11:08 AM

For awhile I didn't have time to read or view the daily pattern reviews here and I didn't think much of it. The reviews were still there if I needed them for a specific pattern, so no biggie, right??

Well, I have also recently been falling behind in my sewing and not spending as much time in my awesome new space... why oh why???? Was my finally found hobby becoming a flash in the pan??

Well, I have recently had time to start looking at (at least some) of the daily reviews and I find it's sparking my creative juices again! I think just being stuck in my own little world and not having the vision and drive on my own, I needed that little push from my PR friends out there!

Thanks to all who continue to review on a daily basis!!

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Date: 11/18/12 0:58 AM

Amen, Heathergwo! I look forward every night to my time to read all the information added to PR that day. Even if I don't have much time to sew, I stay interested and inspired by the reviews, questions and comments. I feel like I'm learning more all the time from this site. Thanks Deepika and everyone else who adds to my daily fun time!

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Date: 11/18/12 6:59 AM

Totally agree Heather! I've made several items just because I liked what someone else made! The reviews are so inspirational!

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Date: 11/18/12 11:44 AM

I remember writing and posting my first review. I was a new garment sewer and slightly intimidated by the expertise on this site. I was so surprised to get comments and compliments. Posting in the gallery and participating in the forums helped me find the skills needed to keep going and improve.

I really value this site, and taking a few minutes to look at projects does spark my own creativity. It also connects me to other PR members and that is priceless.

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Date: 11/18/12 5:54 PM

I agree!
I am so excited to get any comments on my reviews. It really makes you feel good. And I looooove seeing other sewists projects. I don't have friends who sew so for me this is such a valuable resource.

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Date: 11/20/12 9:31 AM

It is wonderful to hear your feedback about posting and reading reviews!! We are so glad that you all find the site a source for inspiration. And as someone who takes forever to decide on a pattern, I read EVERYTHING you all write about- it is so helpful.
Happy Thanksgiving, all!

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Date: 11/29/12 11:04 PM

I am hesitant about buying patterns if they haven't been reviewed here, and I am an old and worn sewist. Which means I have to keep up and do my part.

I just wish PR was more like Ravelry in terms of the interface. I have old eyes. I need big BIG type.

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Date: 12/2/12 3:04 PM

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I am hesitant about buying patterns if they haven't been reviewed here, and I am an old and worn sewist. Which means I have to keep up and do my part.



I just wish PR was more like Ravelry in terms of the interface. I have old eyes. I need big BIG type.

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