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TxMaryQuilts
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PostSubject: Resizing applique patterns   Resizing applique patterns EmptyThu Jan 05, 2017 4:03 pm

Found this today. I always have trouble resizing applique patterns. Waste time, ink and paper trying to get it right. This sounds pretty simple so I thought I'd share.

http://blog.shopmartingale.com/quilting-sewing/quilt-math-how-to-reduce-and-enlarge-quilt-blocks/

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PostSubject: Re: Resizing applique patterns   Resizing applique patterns EmptyThu Jan 05, 2017 7:31 pm

TxM Great find! That is cool! I'm always trying to resize things. I saved it!
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PostSubject: Re: Resizing applique patterns   Resizing applique patterns EmptyFri Jan 06, 2017 6:02 am

I just thought ya put it on the copy machine and sized it that way!  doh
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PostSubject: Re: Resizing applique patterns   Resizing applique patterns EmptyFri Jan 06, 2017 2:42 pm

I do use a copy machine Memaw but deciding what percentage to enlarge or shrink it always presents a problem for me. I am hoping this formula of hers will save me time and effort....and supplies!

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PostSubject: Re: Resizing applique patterns   Resizing applique patterns EmptySat Jan 07, 2017 10:47 pm

Oh thanks for sharing, its always a darn issue trying to get sizes right, thank you so much!

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