Oh, amen, rescuer!! I think most people know I encourage creativity in all aspects of art.......always thrilled to see what others can create with designs of all of us who encourage it.......Keep the creative juices flowing!!
Thank you for this information. Agree with the comments of other Cuties.
I do love to be here at nr. 1 site: Cute !!
Some sites even like our creativity. I have to say the Site Urban Threads even made me a compliment when I showed them I changed their design: Death to Caffeine into "but in the evening I drink caffeine" and asked me permission to post it in their gallery. I liked their response :)
Urban Threads and Embroidery Library -- inspiring creativity all the time! I am glad they posted your work. You are very talented!
I do love looking through the Projects here. There are days when the creative juices flow and the Projects tab is filled with new and very creative works of art! I love those days as they inspire me to turn on my embroidery machine and listen to it hum.
Life is good!
In order to help sewmadau and any other Cuties have not seen restrictive policies, I added some links here. These are not the most restrictive I have seen, just average embroidery site restrictions. There are many more sites that have greater restrictions...but these are websites visited by most Cuties and everyone should know the rules for any site they visit.
Good information. Thank you.
I have never come across a digitiser that does not allow colour change. The only stipulation is no sharing and that is fair enough.
I can not tell you just how much I agree! The few horror stories of trying to get permission! The picture of the difficult artist comes to mind when I think of the feedback I had received. Not all are willing to help make a simple change. If they had been willing, I probably would spend more of my embroidery dollars at their sites especially as one does really beautiful work... I do not like stitching in a straight jacket or with a noose around my neck. No thank you. Pam
I agree. I also resent a very expensive set that says I cannot sell any of the stitchouts ever, even in a craft show. What did they think I spent that $80 for, to stitch out 1 or 2 for my little family? I think they need to sell designs only individually and not in pricey sets if they feel that strongly about them only being for the family hobbyist/grandma! Get real folks!
I totally agree with you. I love the quality of a design and know with the Cute designs, that is what I will get. You have given us a great lesson on why we should be checking the Terms and Conditions of all websites from which we purchase or DL free designs
I totally agree. I have been known to write to the owner or designer, if it's a different person, and ask permission to make a change. I have found if I explain my reason, most of them are willing to allow partial changes. The ones who are most strict and don't want their name associated with a design that they didn't have complete control over will make the change for me and I can give them the credit as usual on my item.
i am not capable to design but the joy of embroidery is just the freedom of livinging it out to enjoy the play of colour and texture and that is why some designs to not have the same atraction because of restrictions but i do enjoy my embroidery best stress reliever ever.....enjoy
I am with you. I will not buy from anyone that does not let me do color changes or combine. I also have my favorite sites I go too because they are more lenient and I do not have to worry about little changes. I recently received a gift of a CD which was very expensive (in my eyes). So sad because I doubt I will use it because it was extremely restrictive.