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Sample Blocks. Program comes with 150 blocks Sample printout of a foundation from the Wacky Blocks CD.
Foundation Factory: Wacky Blocks
Liberate your quilt-making: Wacky Blocks are here!

Take a new twist on classic quilts! We've transformed  your favorite quilt blocks into bold and wonky new blocks.

Includes 150+ Wacky blocks and three bonus quilt patterns.

Easy to Use! Print multiple copies of a foundation block on a single page. Change the size of any block.

Foundation Factory is a stand-alone program. You can also import the blocks into Quilt-Pro and 1-2-3 Quilt!
Product Foundation Factory, Wacky Blocks Vol 1 (Windows) (FFW0224_OL) is not available for ordering
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Product Information: Foundation Factory: Wacky Blocks

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.
  • Includes tips for sewing the foundation blocks.

  • Includes complete patterns for three bonus quilts.
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.

  • 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
14.5 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
23.2 MB Hard Disk Space

Est. Download Times for Foundation Factory, Wacky Blocks Vol 1 (Windows)

Version Size Cable/DSL 56K Modem 28.8K Modem
Windows 7,312,328
(7.3 MB)
0 min 4 sec 22 min 59 sec 42 min 19 sec
Macintosh 18,098,611
(18.1 MB)
0 min 12 sec 56 min 54 sec 1 hr 44 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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