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Mariner's Compass Blocks: Vol. 1
Sew Easy Mariner's Compass Blocks without Templates
Mariner's Compass quilts are among the most eye-catching in the world, but they
may intimidate the average quilter. If you've ever struggled with
Mariner's Compass Blocks or if you're afraid to even try, We've come to
Includes 100 Mariner's Compass blocks designed by Judy Mathieson and a bonus screensaver of Judy's award-winning quilts
or by an add-in or extension such as 'No-Script'.
If you need instructions,
or consult your local computer expert.
Product Information for Mariner's Compass: Vol 1
What is the Mariner's Compass CD?
The purpose of the Block Factory, Mariner's
Compass, is to enable you to print Mariner's Compass foundation blocks
on your home printer.
Mariner's Compass Vol. 1 comes with 100 Mariner's
Compass blocks designed by Judy Matheison. You can print the blocks as
foundations or templates.
The CD includes Judy's tips for foundation-piecing Mariner's Compass blocks and step-by-step guides.
Bonus Feature: A screensaver of Judy's award-winning Mariner's Compass quilts!
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: Block Factory tells you how many pages you'll need.
Change size of block by adjusting the width and height Block Factory tells you how many blocks will fit on each page.
Distort blocks by setting the width and height separately. Your can easily change circular blocks into ovals.
Block 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 patterns 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.
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
9.5 MB Hard Disk Space
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