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From: magequilts
Date: 07-28-2007, 05:23 PM (1 of 4)
I have just downloaded a pattern called "Road to paradise" and have printed the pattern pieces. I have measured them to make sure they are the right size and "guess what" - they are all smaller than the instructions call for. Does anyone know how I can increase the sizes (squares are ok) but the triangle and sides to the triangle is where I am having trouble with. The pattern I downloaded was from block central, in catagory R on page 9.

Hoping someone out there can help with the measurements adjustments, thanking you in advance.

Marge :wink:
User: magequilts
Member since: 09-07-2006
Total posts: 13
From: plrlegal
Date: 07-29-2007, 12:54 AM (2 of 4)
magequilt's you need to find a copier (Kinko's or something comparable) where you can increase the size with the copier. I've had this problem also but my did upsized the pattern pieces for me by scanning them and putting them in to a photoprogram that he has that he can make images smaller or larger and then he reprinted them for me.
User: plrlegal
Member since: 05-19-2001
Total posts: 318
From: lendube
Date: 07-29-2007, 12:24 PM (3 of 4)
Too simple a solution maybe but is it possible that you just need to add seam allowances? Sounds like a quilting pattern so if you add 1/4" all around are they the right size???

Just an idea.

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: EmaCon
Date: 07-30-2007, 12:05 PM (4 of 4)
What is the size difference between what you need and what you have?
User: EmaCon
Member since: 07-28-2006
Total posts: 67
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