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Why Would You Ever Want to Pay For Knitting and Crochet Patterns or Lessons When You Can Get All That for Free?
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Sep 10, 2013 12:05:03   #
islandgirl81
 
I haven't got mine yet. I can't wait to see it but my pocketbook may not like it. :lol:
 
Sep 10, 2013 12:12:25   #
Bea 465 (a regular here)
 
I signed up awhile ago, received an email, but haven't gotten my catalogue yet. I wonder how long it takes?
Sep 10, 2013 12:18:15   #
islandgirl81
 
Bea 465 wrote:
I signed up awhile ago, received an email, but haven't gotten my catalogue yet. I wonder how long it takes?


Same here. I ordered it last month. I think it said it takes 12 days to ship but I could be wrong. I'm anxious to get it after reading here.
Sep 10, 2013 12:21:17   #
kayortiz
 
got mine yesterday. husband thought yarn was great until he found out the price. not totally opposed to me getting some when i told him it comes from france. :P
Sep 10, 2013 13:23:16   #
Judyknits
 
I tried to get one but it cost $20. JUdy
Sep 10, 2013 13:45:10   #
yona (a regular here)
 
Thank you for posting all the info.... I just ordered my catalogue too.
 
Sep 10, 2013 13:53:27   #
ck
 
Waiting for my catalog...hope it comes soon!!
Sep 10, 2013 14:13:25   #
calisuzi
 
I signed up for the email news letter, how do you get the catalog, I much prefer being able to thumb through a physical magazine over just viewing online.
Sep 10, 2013 14:29:13   #
kikifields
 
Clicked on your link and have yet to find out where to order the catalog!
Hint appreciated :-)
Sep 10, 2013 14:40:48   #
suzy-kate
 
kikifields wrote:
Clicked on your link and have yet to find out where to order the catalog!
Hint appreciated :-)


Click on the first link to join not the e-mail only or try http://www.bergeredefrance.com/ make sure you're on the correct site for your country. The top left hand picture will change when you get to the one you want click on it.
Sep 10, 2013 14:56:42   #
hallsyh
 
I got mine a few weeks ago in UK. All of the patterns are available in one booklet, which costs £12 here -quite expensive if there's only a couple you want, but a bargain if there are a few. Very stylish.
 
Sep 10, 2013 15:12:42   #
islandgirl81
 
Judyknits wrote:
I tried to get one but it cost $20. JUdy


You're right. I just went to the link posted and there's three prices for English catalogs....$10, $12, $20. I checked and it says I ordered mine on 8/20 but I can't remember how I ordered it. I didn't pay anything but I also haven't received it yet. So I'll have to wait and see what happens.
Sep 10, 2013 15:26:52   #
deshka (a regular here)
 
No, and I don't know if I will. When I tried to put in for the catalog I think it was the site that was acting weird, and when I tried again it was still that way, so I doubt if I will get one. But, make sure you check the postage amount if/when you order. My daughter found a site and was going to order some quilting things, postage and the package of pins she wanted was going to be $38. pricy pins I would say.
Sep 10, 2013 15:28:15   #
Oh Donna
 
I think I filled out the request for the catalog on something like August 4---and I haven't gotten it yet. Should I have by now? Maybe i didn't fill out that stuff right....although if I go to "my account", it seems to have a record that I signed up, and it gives me points for having "liked" them on FB......maybe I should wait a little longer?
Jessica-Jean wrote:
http://www.bergeredefrance.com/newsletter

It takes a bit of filling out of information on a couple of pages, but eventually you'll find the box to get the free catalogue or not.

Thanks for mentioning this offer.
Sep 10, 2013 15:29:20   #
ingrambead
 
I went to their facebook site and they said that the catalogs were taking a little longer than they expected.. they were late. I ordered mine a long time ago and forgot all about it until it arrived yesterday. It was a wonderful surprise. I did not see anywhere that it would cost money. They have pattern booklets that have a cost though.
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