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Old 06-01-2011, 05:30 PM   #74
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Originally Posted by whitebat View Post
This reminds me of the controversy about sewing patterns. "Obviously" they intend you to make the garment depicted in the pattern (maybe several of them). I'm sure it is the intellectual property of the designer too. But I have read magazine articles (presumably well-researched) suggesting that if you are making clothing to sell, you must buy another pattern for each item made, or get into a licensing agreement with the designer.
That's a big presumption, actually. Sure they want you to think that, but is it true? I think it's silly to assume someone's going to buy a new, identical pattern for a second item to sell.

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