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    Senior Member nangars's Avatar
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    Does anyone know where to get a good, machine embroidery design for a Mickey Mouse? I have family that love Disneyland, would like to make the Tote bags with a BIG
    Mickey Mouse on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nangars
    Does anyone know where to get a good, machine embroidery design for a Mickey Mouse? I have family that love Disneyland, would like to make the Tote bags with a BIG
    Mickey Mouse on it.
    well, you know disney... The only way you can get a Mickey design is if you buy a Brother embroidery machine with a "D" in the style name! Disney is VERY aggressive with all their artwork and you probably will not find one out there.

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    google Mickey Mouse embroidery there will be a bunch that comes up. I don't know your feelings on copyright but brother is the only company that has rights to this copyright! which means most of them are aggainst copyright laws!


    If you are wanting to do something with the ears I would A) be careful Disney is strict about their copyright..and why not just use a plate and saucer to draw the "ears" and then cut the circles out of black fabric and raw edge stitch them on to your tote? This saves on cost and you can make it as big as you like!

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    I have an Ellisimo, which is a baby lock, and the brother's is the VW of the Baby Lock that is for sure.

    I have seen a Mickey Mouse with just the head and ears out there on Embroidery Designs or Embroidery Library. I know anyone that has a brother machine that is Machine Embroidery off hand.

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    Brother is the only company licsensed to sell Disney...so I guess you will have to get a Brother.

    But these are only for personal use. Gifts for family and friends is fine but NO SELLING...Disney WILL go after you...

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    Available via the internet from Europe. Everything you can think of....just do some goggling....there is a great website in Russia that I have purchased some quality designs from....

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    I found a place that has the Mickey Mouse Designs, since Baby Lock and Brother's are more or less the same company, but it works on other machines also. The place was called prostores.com for anyone else that wants to know.

    I want them to make Tote bags for the nieces and nephew that go to Disneyland every two or three months. They have everything Disney, a couple of my nieces collect the Disney pins and they take them with them, people exchange pins down there. Big hobby, from what I can see, my nieces has book after book of pins. :)

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    As many have cautioned, Brother is the only machine licensed to have Disney designs. If you find any anywhere else they are counterfeit and illegal.

    Disney defends their copyrights and will confiscate any products displaying their designs that were not obtained legally. They wil also prosecute the offender and confiscate all of their machines. They are known for going to craft fairs to see if any one is selling their work illegally.

    Please do not patronize those that would break the law.

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    Have no way of knowing if this person is legal or not.
    They designs are said to be part of Brother's which is part of Baby lock.

    I wrote to the guy and he hasn't answered me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deborahlees
    Available via the internet from Europe. Everything you can think of....just do some goggling....there is a great website in Russia that I have purchased some quality designs from....
    just because you purchase the pattern in another country does not mean you are "immune" from the copyright laws in this country, if fact it is just the opposite and you can be fined up to $1,000 PER item you have made and per design your own.

    Copyright laws by Disney are very aggressive and they will get theirs one way or another!

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