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Thank you for visiting Paper Lantern Patterns!

My name is Carrie and I'm a work-from-home, homeschooling mom of 2.

I got hooked on collecting old patterns several years ago when I came across a huge box stuffed full of old patterns on the side of the road after a yard sale...they were being thrown away!!

It was just starting to rain and we were leaving the sale when I saw them there starting to get wet; I knew they would all be completely ruined in no time. I just couldn't bear to leave them there, probably collected over one persons lifetime. The patterns dated from the 30's through the 80s!

Although I do sew, I've never before used a pattern, but I just love the look and the idea of patterns, they're like little packages from history…

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  • Born on February 26
  • Joined January 22, 2008

About

Thank you for visiting Paper Lantern Patterns!

My name is Carrie and I'm a work-from-home, homeschooling mom of 2.

I got hooked on collecting old patterns several years ago when I came across a huge box stuffed full of old patterns on the side of the road after a yard sale...they were being thrown away!!

It was just starting to rain and we were leaving the sale when I saw them there starting to get wet; I knew they would all be completely ruined in no time. I just couldn't bear to leave them there, probably collected over one persons lifetime. The patterns dated from the 30's through the 80s!

Although I do sew, I've never before used a pattern, but I just love the look and the idea of patterns, they're like little packages from history.

I hope you will enjoy browsing through my treasures :0)

Carrie

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