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« on: June 18, 2013 04:42:43 PM »

Hi, I've been thinking about selling patterns online. I was wondering if I can sell patterns without pictures, like the only picture is of what the final product would look like. Or do I have to have step by step pics. Would people prefer picture heavy patterns? I'd like to hear your personal preferences please Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2013 04:21:04 AM »

I don't mind patterns that only have one picture. Unless the pattern includes a repeating sequence that might be better represented by a chart, simple text instructions are just fine and are very common.
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2013 09:05:23 AM »

I agree, one picture is usually fine with me unless there is something that is hard to explain in writing and pictures would work. I'm writing a pattern for a dragon right now and it has complex wings as I am trying to make them realistic and I wouldn't be able to write down how to make them. I'm thinking of taking pictures to show how to make them or maybe make a video tutorial for them.
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« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2013 10:37:16 AM »

Okay thanks for both of your feedback! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2013 02:56:39 PM »

I can't follow lacy patterns from a written pattern and prefer a graphed pattern. I wont look at a pattern if it does not have a picture of the finished product - how do you know what you are buying? But I will buy from a graphed pattern because the graph shows what the final product looks like.
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