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debminerva
08-11-2009, 07:08 PM
I'm in the very early stages of modifying a free pattern published on a website. Basically, I am taking a pattern for a soda can cozy and modifying it for a beer bottle. Although I have found a few free patterns on the web for beer bottle cozies, I don't like any of them.

So, if and when I finish modifying this pattern to suit my needs - if I choose to publish the pattern (for free, of course), should I first consult with the person who wrote the original pattern and ask their permission to publish the modified pattern?

I just want to do the right thing here.

Thanks for your input.

Ingrid
08-11-2009, 07:35 PM
I can hardly imagine that a can cozy is unique enough to warrant concern over copying it.:??

Jan in CA
08-11-2009, 09:30 PM
I can hardly imagine that a can cozy is unique enough to warrant concern over copying it.:??

True, but some people are rabid about their patterns. :shrug: