HNW - pattern piracy
charlene at flash.net
Mon Sep 20 09:06:52 PDT 1999
Mike Newell wrote:
> You Know You've Been Doing Historical Needlework Too Long When:
> I was on a website for filet crochet (I think it was the one called
> BarbWire). One of their patterns look awfullllyyy familiar. Hmm, I thought,
> isn't that Vinciolo? Yup-- it was! The designer left off the
> border,otherwise it was a direct steal of a pattern with stylized
> carnations. (No, I'm not going to rattle her by emailing.)
Well, the early pattern printers stole designs from each other. She's just
carrying on a grand, old tradition. ;-)
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