How to Print a Sewing Pattern to Scale

Printing digital quilting and sewing patterns is one of the most fun (and instant!) ways to get your projects going. BUT you MUST know how to print to scale before you get started or you’re going to end up looking like this:

What is Printing to Scale?

Printing to scale is simply printing off a template or drawing from your home computer to the same size that the designer created it. Many printers will resize an image so that it is fully on one page, but often times this will shrink or enlarge the image enough to really throw off your sewing project.

How do I Print to Scale?

Printing to scale is actually MUCH easier than you’d think. I have a quick 2 minute video tutorial for you below:

Were you shocked at just how simple it really is!? If so, let me know in the comments below. If you have any questions, feel free to let me know there too!

Happy sewing everyone!

Curious about what I’m stitching up in this video?

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