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How to Enlarge a Pattern

Sep 21, 2011
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Download: Enlarge a Pattern

Here’s a no-fail way to enlarge any pattern, from small magazine templates to your own halfscale designs. Enlarging by photocopying can be complicated, because the enlarged pattern may exceed the paper size. It also increases the width of the pattern lines, throwing off sizing.

Download this extra from Quick Stuff to Sew, Volume 5 on newsstands now to find the best way to enlarge your pattern.

Download: Enlarge a Pattern

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  1. User avater user-5289966 March 14th

    The links to download and to Sew Stylish are not working?

  2. User avater evacaroll September 10th

    i like this information........

  3. User avater RosaWallace September 10th

    really good Pattern

  4. User avater 10860 September 10th

    i like it...

  5. PatrickRoberts July 21st

    You can also print patterns to any size using

    http://online.rapidresizer.com/

    It automatically tiles across multiple pages.

  6. User avater Little01 May 17th

    A few weeks ago I needed to enlarge a patern for a dress I was making. I had a "multi-size" patern and noticed that the major marking seem to extend out along straight lines and the new markings for the larger size were the exact spacing apart. Without realizing it, I actually used this technique to enlarge my patern! I was absolutely amazed and thought I was a "genious" for figuring it out! LOL. Proof positive there ia a logical design to making clothing.

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