Wendy Hall's Profile

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Welcome to Pattern Memories PDF Etsy shop. This store was created to organize all of my PDF patterns into one cohesive place.

I started retyping patterns as a way to keep my hands from becoming stiff from arthritis and fibromyalgia. My background of being a secretary has been useful when I double and triple check my patterns to make sure the pattern is identical to the original. I like to include a scan of the images, instructions and any information (abbreviations, sizing, etc) included in the original book. I chose my patterns to retype because I found that I had a hard time reading the print of some of the old books I owned, due to yellowing and damage from age use, while I was crocheting or doing needlework.

I am a mother to two beautiful children who motivate me to make up many of my vintage patterns and collect many more. I have been collecting vintage…

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  • Born on October 19
  • Joined February 14, 2014

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About

Welcome to Pattern Memories PDF Etsy shop. This store was created to organize all of my PDF patterns into one cohesive place.

I started retyping patterns as a way to keep my hands from becoming stiff from arthritis and fibromyalgia. My background of being a secretary has been useful when I double and triple check my patterns to make sure the pattern is identical to the original. I like to include a scan of the images, instructions and any information (abbreviations, sizing, etc) included in the original book. I chose my patterns to retype because I found that I had a hard time reading the print of some of the old books I owned, due to yellowing and damage from age use, while I was crocheting or doing needlework.

I am a mother to two beautiful children who motivate me to make up many of my vintage patterns and collect many more. I have been collecting vintage patterns from childhood. I learned to do needlework such as embroidery, crochet and cross stitch by the age of 10.

Feel free to sell finished items made using our patterns as well as patterns created by modernizing these patterns (you must use your own photos and instructions) Please see our Policies (https://www.etsy.com/shop/patternmemories/policy). When selling finished items online, please include a link to this store- patternmemoriespdf.etsy.com.

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