Category Archives: Copyright Copper

The Copyright Copper opens another file!

Another copyright story, this time from Kathy Brown, who is The Teacher’s Pet. She has a website and a blog under that name The story you are about to read is true.  Only the names have been changed to protect … Continue reading

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Copyright Copper Files re-opened

A little story from Paula, at Sew Little Time I had a lady come in to our shop the other day and could clearly see that she was trying to buy fabric for a quilt with a photocopied pattern. I … Continue reading

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Copyright Law, Exhibitions and Judging Categories

Edited to add this link I found today. 70% of the Public Finds Piracy Socially Acceptable The Copyright Copper has had some time off, but all holidays come to an end sooner or later. Perhaps I should have let off … Continue reading

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A note from the Copyright Copper

How Publishing Really Works has asked people to comment and raise awareness of copyright, plagiarism and any related issues. My advice is to read Writers’ Rights: Right? including the comments and follow as many links as you can! A big … Continue reading

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Copyright Issues From the Other Side!

If you are considering allowing your quilt design to be published in a magazine please read the fine print. Bonnie Hunter did, and wasn’t pleased with what she found. Perhaps this is why we are getting less than wonderful projects … Continue reading

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Copyright

People are copying designs from the internet all the time. Some people stoop really low. To them I say … #%$^&#&$#&%@#$*&%#)^#^@(*%^#! To others I say please check the authenticity of anyone you buy patterns from.

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My Designing Ways Part 3

I choose fabrics which give the impression I would want in a real quilt. If a design tells me it needs to be made for real I don’t look for the exact fabric I used in the design, but one … Continue reading

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Back to my Virtual World ………..

……… after three glorious days amongst real quilts and quilters at Festival of Quilts in Adelaide. Stayed with a quilter for two of the three nights I was away, and went to a Quilter’s Guild of South Australia meeting. I … Continue reading

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EQ Album 4

If I didn’t design my own blocks I think I would be more than happy to make up blocks from the Electric Quilt block library when you can get combinations like this! The more often I swap blocks around to … Continue reading

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Copyright Copper Files

Note to all quilters who go to exhibirions armed with a camera. If you are allowed to take photos at any exhibition pretty much anywhere around the world those photos are for personal use only. NOT TO PUT ON YOUR … Continue reading

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