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Forum topic by spikie posted 08-14-2013 09:40 AM 1022 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-14-2013 09:40 AM

Is there a way to scale pattern to full size ? I have a pattern that tells me to scale to 130% to get full size

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#1 posted 08-14-2013 10:40 AM

Hi spikie,

Have a look at Gimp 2 and Paint Net these are free downloads.
I hope that helps you.

Cheers Graham.

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#2 posted 08-14-2013 12:31 PM

take the plan to a Kinkos, Staples or some other place that offers large size printing. They can do it for you, and cheap too. If the plan is small enough, use a regular photocopier. Just set it to enlarge 130%

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#3 posted 08-14-2013 02:00 PM

Spikie, it would be helpful to know what the format of your original pattern is.

If you are printing from a PDF file, the printing options of your PDF reader (I use Foxit Reader) should allow you to set the print scale to a custom size, and even give you options to print onto multiple pages with a custom amount of overlap between pages.

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