See for the burdastyle how-to on blocking out your pattern. This tutorial is meant to be a supplement for those that are technologically challenged, or don't have programs such as Photoshop or Adobe Acrobat.

Note: I am still working on this, in getting more screen shots.

Technique Materials

Computer, scanner, pattern, brain. There is some software required, and I will guide you through the installation in a separate how-to.

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    Jan 12, 2009, 10.45 AMby nehmah

    Thanks to you for showing me a way to at least try to get this &$@#() pattrern usable. Nehmah

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    Jan 10, 2009, 02.20 AMby marmota-b

    Great! I hope you’ll add some more pictures as promised, for the more visual ones among us.This made me realise I could make a How To on my improvement on the tiling process… cuts up on the time spent gluing the pieces of paper together. But you need a big sheet of paper for it. :-) I’ll do it after exams…

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    Jan 9, 2009, 01.36 PMby ohjoy


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    Jan 9, 2009, 09.18 AMby alden

    This is great! Thank you for putting up such a helpful How To. Can’t wait to see what comes of it!

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    Jan 8, 2009, 09.21 PMby nsomniac

    Thanks so much I had actually commented on the other howto asking about free software and I mentioned The Gimp and also Inkscape which is a Vector Art Illustration program that’s like Illustrator. You saved me some time making this one and beat me to it! Thanks so much, N

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    Jan 8, 2009, 09.20 PMby nikkishell


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