Monday, October 24, 2005

INTRODUCTION (Read this first)

WORK IN PROGRESS
This blog is a work in progress. Be sure to bookmark this page and return often for updates and more information about custom Girl Scout® patches made easy.

PURPOSE
This blog is a compendium of information relating to custom patch buying. It is intended to arm the Girl Scout® volunteer with the information required to buy custom patches with a minimal amount of effort and difficulty while ensuring the best possible patch value and product.

This blog is dedicated to those many Girl Scout® volunteers who have given selflessly of their time in support of the Girl Scouting® movement.

INDEX OF PAGES
1. GETTING STARTED
2. THE BIG BUGABOO
3. THEMES ARE GRRRREAT!
4. DO YOUR HOMEWORK
5. BROWSE FOR IDEAS
6. GUIDELINES
7. PATCH EMOTION
8. THE ONE BIG THING
9. PULLING IT TOGETHER
10. THE SKETCH
11. REVIEW
12. PATCH COMPANIES
13. FINDING A PATCH COMPANY
14. PATCH SPEC'S
15. SHAPE vs VALUE
16. DOING THE DEAL
17. TRAPS
18. BUYING IN BRACKETS
19. PATCH SIZE
20. STOCK vs CUSTOM

NAVIGATING THIS BLOG
The best way to read this blog is top to bottom sequentially beginning with "Getting Started". Use the page index in the sidebar to the right to select each page. To return to this page, click on the big title in the box at the top of each page or the "home" link at the bottom of the page. You can also use the index above which will open each page in a new window thereby allowing you to keep the index window open at all times while moving through the pages.