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Common Definitions Used in Patterns


BR: Background Removed. When we remove the stitched background areas, so that there is both less stitching and opportunities for hand dyed fabrics to enhance your work. We often do this where the background is very uniform. Most commonly used definition where there is also a full coverage version of the design.

XL: Extra Large. When a design has a normal sized design and a bigger version, we will use XL to represent the bigger version. 

Mini: Miniature. As XL but for a smaller version of a design. 

Extract: Pattern based on an extract of the original artwork.