INFORMATION FOR ARTISTS
All patterns supplied on this website are purchased for resale from wholesale suppliers, whom have written licensing contracts with the artists.
We do NOT create and produce the patterns ourselves.
If you are an artist and require more information on the suppliers we use, please contact us HERE.
INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS
Please remember that these patterns, just like the artwork they are created from, are copyrighted material.
Things you cannot do with the cross stitch patterns we sell (hard copies AND electronic formats):
- You cannot post the patterns on any forum or website for others to download, wether for profit or not.
- You cannot print out the patterns for others wether for profit or not.
- You cannot offer the patterns as as a trade or swap to others.
- You cannot burn CD's of the patterns and then offer the CD's to others wether for profit or not.
- You cannot sell the patterns on ebay or anywhere else.
- You cannot alter or claim the patterns as your own creations.
- You cannot post messages in any forums or on website offering to pass the patterns onto others wether for profit or not.
- You cannot mass produce the patterns as stitched items for sale. They are for hand cross stitching only You cannot use the patterns for machine embroidery and mass produce items for sale.
What you can do legally with the patterns we sell:-
- You may give away or sell the pattern as long as you destroy any copies you may have of it.
- You may save the patterns to your hard drive as long as you destroy any copies you may have if you sell it or give it away.
- You may photocopy the pattern at a larger size if required, for your personal use only.
- You can complete the cross stitch patterns and sell the completed stitched item.
- You can give your completed works for all of my patterns as gifts for non profit to anyone.
These rules can be changed at anytime at the discretion of the Designer should the need arise.
Please visit www.copyright.co.nz for more information.
"Copyright protects original works, regardless of whether the work is published or unpublished.
Under the Copyright Act 1994, copyright automatically applies as soon as the work is put into material form – whether in print, stored on computer or recorded in some way.
As a signatory to the Berne Convention, New Zealand protects the rights of copyright owners from other countries in the same way it does for our own copyright owners.
It is unlawful to copy all or part of a work without a licence or without approval from the copyright owner, unless there is a statutory exception to such infringement."