I think it is safe to say that you are in good company! I have binders of knitting patterns, quilt patterns, cross stitch.....I do try to go through them & free up space (but not as frequently as I should).
Oh yes, binders by the dozen! Labelled quite a few, 'techniques' 'toys' 'dog clothes' etc. Hubby took an interest and found one entitled 'Adult patterns', opened it and disappointedly said "Oh, that sort of adult patterns!" What ever was he expecting