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Sample Blocks. Program comes with 400 Carol Doak blocks. Sample printout of one of Carol's foundation blocks.
Foundation Factory: Carol Doak Designer Edition
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 400+ blocks from seven of Carol's best-selling books plus 50 bonus blocks.

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, Carol Doak Designer Edition

What is Foundation Factory?
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.

The Carol Doak Designer Edition comes with 400+ blocks from the following Carol Doak books: 
  • Easy Paper-Pieced Baby Quilts
  • Easy Stash Quilts
  • Easy Machine Paper Piecing
  • Easy Reversible Vests
  • Easy Paper-Pieced Keepsake Quilts
  • Easy Mix and Match Machine Paper-Piecing
  • Easy Paper-Pieced Minatures
  • Plus 50 Bonus Blocks--never before published!
Choosing Blocks
  • To choose a block to print, click on the block folder and then double click on the block you want.
Printing the number and size of blocks you need
  • 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. For example, you can change a square block into a rectangle.

  • 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 number printing 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
15.5 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
21.1 MB Hard Disk Space

Est. Download Times for Foundation Factory, Carol Doak Edition 3rd Release

Version Size Cable/DSL 56K Modem 28.8K Modem
Windows 4,405,704
(4.4 MB)
0 min 2 sec 13 min 51 sec 25 min 29 sec
Macintosh 12,452,483
(12.5 MB)
0 min 8 sec 39 min 9 sec 1 hr 12 min

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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