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How To Make A Pantograph Or Roll Quilting Pattern

If you have a short arm or long arm quilting system you might wish to make your own pantograph roll pattern. Many great commercial pantograph patterns are available for sale and it is good to support other designers with your purchases, yet sometimes you simply want a specific pantograph pattern that is not available. This is the opportunity to design your own quilting pantograph.

Ideas for pantograph patterns can come from anywhere. Wall paper and wrapping paper, a piece of fabric, architecture, vinyl and wood flooring, might give some good design ideas. There are many simple design ideas that are noticed every day. Carry a small notepad in your purse and if you see an idea for a pantograph pattern or a quilt block simply make a small sketch to refer to later. If you have a digital camera or camera phone simply take a photo for later.

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