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Thread: Rhonda's Electric Quilt Class - Week 4 - Scanning Fabric

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    Quote Originally Posted by bamamama View Post
    Donkey Kong, PacMan or Mario? My son is about that same age. Can't wait to get started on the EQ Classes with you. I've read your posts and I'm sure to get alot from it. Thanks Rhonda!
    LOL This was when it first came out so it was Mario Brothers. It was the only one on the market then. Then they came out with more. I remember our local theater offered a handful of games for rent. The owner told me he thought it was a fad that wouldn't last long. Boy was he wrong!!

    My all time favorite games are Zelda and Metroid. I enjoy treasure hunting and puzzle solving more than fighting the bad guys. My two boys and I used to sit and play together for hours. What I wasn't good at they were. I had no patience for fighting and they had no patience for solving riddles. So we would hand off to the one who could solve that part of the game. I so enjoyed spending time with them that way.
    My youngest son Glen rented Donkey Kong when it first came out and I was hooked! He bought me a super nintendo for Christmas that year with Donkey Kong Country. Myself and my sons and then later grandsons have all enjoyed playing this together. Jake and I played every time he came and stayed. We played it over almost a year til we finally got to the end. I had already beaten it but it was fun to play with him. He comes one weekend every other month and on holidays.

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    Awesome....thanks!

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    Great lesson can hardly wait for more
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    One question I have... after scanning the fabric & importing it into EQ5.... when I design a quilt & use that imported fabric the scale is way out of whack. Let's see if I can put a picture of it here.Name:  EQ fabrics 002.bmp
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Size:  374.7 KB okay and now how do I get my EQ5 picture on....Name:  ladybugs in a quilt.BMP
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    Last edited by thimblebug6000; 01-28-2012 at 05:20 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thimblebug6000 View Post
    One question I have... after scanning the fabric & importing it into EQ5.... when I design a quilt & use that imported fabric the scale is way out of whack. Let's see if I can put a picture of it here. okay and now how do I get my EQ5 picture on....
    Did you use the 75 dpi or did you just scan and import your picture? Go back and look at the Class directions. I don't know that I remember it right off but I believe if you change the DPI from 200 to 75 it should fix your problem. I do know it has a lot to do with the size of your picture.

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    Yes, it is scanned at the 75, oh well will keep playing with it. Found some instructions: open my scan in MS Paint

    Optional Step
    If you think the fabric pattern looks too large on the screen, select Image > Stretch/Skew Type 50% for both the horizontal and vertical stretch. This will make the fabric scan appear smaller. All of the fabrics in the Designer Fabrics library were resized 50%, so the fabrics would look better proportioned on your monitor. *** I had to reduce mine to 45% to get the maximum pixels down below 200.

    Step 4
    Select Image > Attributes...
    Your image height and width must be a MAXIMUM of 200 each. It can be smaller than 200 by 200.
    Name:  ladybugs in quilt scaled.BMP
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    Last edited by thimblebug6000; 01-29-2012 at 09:40 AM.

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