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Sample Blocks. Program comes with 50 blocks Sample printout of a foundation from the 50 Fabulous Stars CD.
Foundation Factory: Carol Doak 50 Fabulous Stars
Imagine printing Carol Doak's foundation blocks with your home computer: Now you can with Foundation Factory!

Easy to Use: just click and print! Print multiple copies of a foundation block on a single page. Easily change the size of any block. No need to trace!

Includes all 50 blocks from Carol's best-selling book, 50 Fabulous Paper-Pieced Stars.

Foundation Factory is a stand-alone program. You can also import the blocks into Quilt-Pro and 1-2-3 Quilt!
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Product Information: Foundation Factory: 50 Fabulous Stars

The purpose of Foundation Factory is to enable you to print foundation blocks on your home printer. You can print multiple copies of a block on a single page. You can also change the size of any block.
  • Foundation Factory 50 Fabulous Stars is a companion CD to Carol's book: 50 Fabulous Paper-Pieced Stars.

  • Includes tips for sewing the foundation blocks.
Choosing Blocks
  • Printing the number and size of blocks you need

    To choose a block to print, click on the block folder and then double click on the block you want.
  • Set number of copies you want: Foundation Factory tells you how many pages you'll need.

  • Change size of block by adjusting the width and height Foundation Factory tells you how many blocks will fit on each page.

  • Distort blocks by setting the width and height separately.

  • Foundation Factory previews the foundation pattern and shows you a sample of the finished block.

  • You can print large blocks with sections easily by printing each section on it's own sheet of paper. This eliminates the need to tape large foundations together.
Automatic Printing Options
  • Automatically flips the original block to print as a foundation.

  • Automatically sections blocks when needed.

  • Automatically adds a 1/4" seam allowance around each section of a block.
Printing Options
  • Flip blocks horizontally and vertically.

  • Turn printing numbers on or off.

  • Use the Print Grays option to see designs more clearly.

  • Print seam allowances as dashed or dotted lines.

  • Print Large Sections separately prints each section on a separate page. Useful for large blocks over 8 x 8 inches.

  • Mirror for Iron-On option reverses numbers for iron-on transfer paper.
For Windows version:

Windows 95/98/2000/XP/7/8.0/8.1 or later
Mouse or other pointing device
6.9 MB Hard Disk Space

For Macintosh version:

Intel Macintosh system running OS 10.5 (Leopard) through OS 10.14 (Mojave)
Mouse or other pointing device
12.7 MB Hard Disk Space

Est. Download Times for Foundation Factory, Carol Doak 50 Fabulous Stars

Version Size Cable/DSL 56K Modem 28.8K Modem
Windows 3,608,000
(3.6 MB)
0 min 2 sec 11 min 20 sec 20 min 52 sec
Macintosh 9,157,539
(9.2 MB)
0 min 6 sec 28 min 47 sec 52 min 59 sec

These times are estimated. Your times may vary depending on your Internet connection.
Cable/DSL times based on a 1.5MB/sec download speed
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Foundation Factory: Carol Doak 40 Bright and Bold Blocks

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