A Note About Copyright of "FREE EMBROIDERY DESIGNS"
PLEASE NOTE: EVEN **FREE** EMBROIDERY DESIGNS have an Owner, and a Copyright Owner!The following is from an online retailer.
From a freebie I downloaded from Designs4Africa, via OregonPatchworks:
THANK YOU FOR DOWNLOADING THIS EXCLUSIVE FREE DESIGN FROM OREGONPATCHWORKS INC
THIS DESIGN IS BY DESIGNS 4 AFRICA
The original copyright of these files is owned with all rights reserved by the creator of the original files.
THIS IS A LICENSE TO USE THESE ELECTRONIC FILES.
When you purchase or download from OregonPatchWorks Inc, you are granted a single-user license of the files to create stitch outs from them. The ownership of the design stitch files and related graphic files is retained by the craftsperson who created them.
These digitized embroidery designs and graphics are protected under Federal Copyright Law & International Treaties. The design and graphic files themselves, or any part thereof, cannot be sold, duplicated or shared in any way and are for use by the original purchaser/user only.
This user license covers the following uses:
To stitch out on finished project items for personal use, gifts or items for resale by the original purchaser only. If the finished project items or stitchouts are displayed for sale online or in a physical location (store), credit to the digitizer and link to www.oregonpatchworks.com is required. This license does not cover mass production without additional permissions.
Transference of these files to any other person or group is strictly prohibited. You may not lend, give or sell the files to anyone else EVER. You may not change, add to, delete parts of, or alter the files and then call them your own. You cannot send them via email or by any other method to another embroiderer to be split or changed in any way. Any alteration requests should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be forwarded to the owner of the copyright.
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