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Quilt Design Software
Quilt-Pro Version 6 for Windows
Quilt-Pro Version 5 for Macintosh
1-2-3 Quilt!

PDF Block Patterns NEW!
English Paper Piecing Blocks

Quilter's Coloring Books
Classic Quilts
Kaleidoscope Quilts
3-D Quilts
Quilts for Quilt-Pro/1-2-3 Quilt!

Print & Sew : PDF Editions
Triangle Magic: Half-Square Triangles
Triangle Magic: Qtr-Square Triangles
English Paper Piecing - Diamonds
English Paper Piecing - Hexagons
English Paper Piecing - Half Hexagons
English Paper Piecing - "3-D" Triangles
English Paper Piecing - Flower Petals
English Paper Piecing - Kites

Print & Sew
Triangle Magic: Half-Square Triangles
Triangle Magic: Qtr-Square Triangles
Easy Foundation Borders
Sew Easy Foundations
Simply Stencils Vol 1
Simply Stencils Vol 2

Foundation Factory
Wacky Blocks Vol 1
Classic Quilt Blocks Vol 1
Classic Quilt Blocks Vol 2
3-D Blocks
Christmas Blocks
Country Fall Blocks
Kaleidoscope Blocks
Quilt Magazine Edition
Standard Edition Volume 1
Standard Edition Volume 2
Totally Twisted Volume 1
Totally Twisted Volume 2

Carol Doak Designer Collections
Carol Doak Designer Edition
50 Fabulous Stars
40 Bright and Bold

Mariner's Compass Foundations
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3

Strip Piecing
Strip Piecing Wizard: Volume 1
Strip Piecing Wizard: Volume 2
Strip Piecing Wizard: Volume 3

Block Collections
2014 Collection
2013 Collection
2012 Collection
2011 Collection
2009 Collection
2008 Collection
2007 Collection


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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!
Windows For Windows:
Download Only: $19.95
Macintosh For Macintosh:
Download Only: $19.95


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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:

Mac OS-X 10.3 or later, Intel or PPC Processor
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
Related Products:

Foundation Factory: Carol Doak Designer Edition

Foundation Factory: Carol Doak 40 Bright and Bold Blocks

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