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Methods of Reproducing Paper Pieced Designs posted: 1/12/2003
by Dori Hawks Printable Page
Category: Tips Method: All
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  1. Use a copy machine, but be careful to check for distortion in the copied pattern. Measure the copied pattern to make sure it measures exactly the same as the original pattern. Sometimes one side will match but the other side will be too long or too short. Each copy machine and brand is different.
  2. Trace with pencil or permanent pen onto tracing paper. Make sure you have traced every line and placed the numbers/letters in the correct sections. You could use a light box or table to do this.
  3. Using the original with 1 to 8 sheets of plain paper underneath, stitch with the sewing machine using a long stitch and No thread along all the sewing lines and outside edges to perforate the paper with the design. Then transfer all the numbers/letters to the new pattern.
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