I LOVE the diaper box idea. With a 7 month old I have a few of them laying around. And I also love putting the pattern into a gallon bag. When I use a multi sized pattern, I trace the size I want on white tissue paper and then put it in a qt bag. Then I try to keep the qt bags with the original pattern but so far that has been a challenge. Now I will throw it all into a gal bag and file in a diaper box. Yippee! (I was looking at buying a special insert for file cabinets but that was $25.00, this will be much more cost effective.) Thanks for sharing!
I store all the tissue pattern pieces, the guide sheet and any traced pattern pieces in a brown kraft envelope, size 10" x 13". I write the pattern number on the outside in the upper right corner. Then I file them my pattern company in numerical order in file storage boxes I purchased at Office Depot. The pattern envelopes go in a page protector sleeve and I put them in a 3-ring notebook so I have my own mini-pattern book.
I do the same thing Gloria. Except I use the smaller envelopes. I just moved my stuff from storage a few years ago and now I have patterns in envelopes and can't find the binders. oh hum. I am going to have to go back to the storage facility.