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Thread: Quilt-Pro Systems- triangle magic..Opinions?

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    Quilt-Pro Systems- triangle magic..Opinions?

    Ok so for $20, the cost of how many thangles I need I can buy this software. Is it worth it? I followed the tour and it looks easy and they have different sizes and it all prints on your printer. So any downfalls??? Interested in hearing if anyone owns it and if it's junk or awesome! TIA
    I really need to make a decision this week i have a quilt to get done with lots of Half squares (700).
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    I have it and love love love it! I've had absolutely no problems with it. Just click the size and amount of blocks needed and print! I like it because it's always on my computer. I bought Triangulations also but you have to use it from the CD and wouldn't you know it, I've lost the CD.
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    Thanks!! That's all I needed to hear!
    *Rachel*

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    If you're going to print out a lot, the program itself isn't the money pit - it's the printer cartridge and paper. If your cartridges are expensive and don't print a LOT of pages, then the Thangles are sometimes cheaper than printing your own.

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    Okay, I just checked it out. I think it sounds like a great idea! I just might buy it. I can use all the help available when it comes to triangles!!
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    I have both copies of Trianglations software; the second one does the 1/8 measurements and so much more. Bottom line; yes, so worth it. I go to the Dollar Store and get the kids drawing paper and cut it down to size and use it to print them out on. You save so much money, it has the all of the info on finished sizes and unfinished sizes. It is so easy and saves so much time especially if you have lots of them to do. You don't have to worry about the store having the correct size of paper in that you want either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by virtualbernie View Post
    I have it and love love love it! I've had absolutely no problems with it. Just click the size and amount of blocks needed and print! I like it because it's always on my computer. I bought Triangulations also but you have to use it from the CD and wouldn't you know it, I've lost the CD.

    You know, you could have just copied the CD to the computer. I have both CD's and love, love them.
    Judy

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    Triangulations is the best.

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    Great information. Thanks!

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    I just went to the website and was really tempted to "purchase"......has anyone done the download purchase? or did the hard copy/cd purchase. I sometimes worry about just purchasing a download only>>>>>seems sort of like buying air...........

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    I don't know about Triangle Magic. I have Triangulations and I really love it. I copied the CD onto my hard drive and put the CD away with my other backup media. I can print from my hard drive (which is faster on some computers) and not have to worry about digging out the CD every time I need to use it.

    If Triangle Magic has HST's in 1/16" increments, plus instructions for QST's and flying geese, it might be just as good as Triangulations. And it's about the same price.

    One thing missing from the Laundry Basket Quilt papers that I really wish was there, is the marking that shows you where to cut the bunny ears off of the blocks before you even press them open. That's one of the best things about the way that Triangulations prints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geri B View Post
    I just went to the website and was really tempted to "purchase"......has anyone done the download purchase? or did the hard copy/cd purchase. I sometimes worry about just purchasing a download only>>>>>seems sort of like buying air...........
    I downloaded mine with no problems.
    Bernie

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    Quote Originally Posted by thepolyparrot View Post
    I don't know about Triangle Magic. I have Triangulations and I really love it. I copied the CD onto my hard drive and put the CD away with my other backup media. I can print from my hard drive (which is faster on some computers) and not have to worry about digging out the CD every time I need to use it.

    If Triangle Magic has HST's in 1/16" increments, plus instructions for QST's and flying geese, it might be just as good as Triangulations. And it's about the same price.

    One thing missing from the Laundry Basket Quilt papers that I really wish was there, is the marking that shows you where to cut the bunny ears off of the blocks before you even press them open. That's one of the best things about the way that Triangulations prints.
    Triangle Magic only does 1/8" increments and they have a separate program for quarter square's which ultimately makes it cost more than Triangulations. It also does not have a program for Flying Geese but they do have another program for foundation borders which includes flying geese. I bought Triangulations just because of the flying geese feature. What I like about Triangle Magic is that it shows the block sizes, you click the icon, tell it how many squares you want and print. I haven't used Triangulations much because I'm the dingbat that didn't copy it to my hard drive and it is now mixed in with my gadrillion cd's but what I remember not liking about it was that I had to scroll down to find the size that I needed, figure out how many pages and then print. Both programs have their merits--I just like Triangle Magic's interface better.
    Bernie

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