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Old 07-08-2011, 07:01 PM
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I saw this really cute infant blanket with (6) block sizes of 8" X 8" and some borders. I could not find the name of the pattern. However, I did figured out the pattern and made it with different measurements. At what point
am I infringing on the copyrights of the designer.

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Old 07-08-2011, 07:02 PM
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That's a discussion that comes up frequently. . . I don't have a clear answer but I'm sure someone on here will. ...
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:07 PM
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I have often wondered this too! Sorry I don't have an answer for you.
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:07 PM
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I do that all the time..if you copy it as is.. then post it.. to sell it.. as your own.. that's infringement..squares belong to everyone..like the "Log Cabin" it's public domain..if u were to see a design using the Log Cabin and copied their design and not give them credit..that's infringement..hope this helps a little !!
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Old 07-08-2011, 07:35 PM
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Any one that uses EQ software reconstructs quilt blocks of all kinds. No instructions how to piece the blocks so no copyright issue.
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:09 PM
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difficult to answer without seeing or having described the design. It's guessing in the dark.
Where did you see the design etc.
Not enough information for an informed answer
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Old 07-09-2011, 02:36 AM
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you are infringing on copy rights when you use someone else patterns then display or sell the quilt without asking for permission.
there is *built in* permission to make a quilt for your own use- or to give as a gift- if you want to sell it you need to ask-
if you want to enter it in a show you need to give credit where credit is due- and it is best to again-ask for permission-
some times you will come across a pattern that will say you can make up to ...5 quilts with this pattern to sell-
or some other- added permission- but on the norm- you should just contact and ask- it's not hard- and unless you are mass=producing the quilts most of the time the designer does not mind- as long as you remember to include the designer on the label.
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Old 07-09-2011, 02:44 AM
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I am going to try to add a picture
for verification
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It's very pretty!
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Old 07-09-2011, 02:53 AM
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I don't think you are infringing if you make up the pattern yourself from just seeing her pattern. If you copied someone else's worded pattern then you would be infringing.
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