Frequently Asked Questions
You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions that people have asked us.
Where is my download?
Your ordered pattern will be in https://foldedbookart.co.uk/downloads/ or the My Account section of the website after completion. When an order is placed, you will also receive an email with a link to the file. Click on the file to download your chosen pattern/s/.
What password do I use to open the PDF?
Once an order has been completed, you will require a password to open that file which will be the email that you registered with. This information is provided in the email you received too.
I have not received my email order.
It may be that your mail handler has classed the email as spam. Please check your spam folder and consider adding the domain to your trusted list.
I ordered a pattern but it doesn’t download
Occasionally, some patterns may get lost or corrupted and may not open as expected. If this happenes, please contact us stating which pattern it was so we can update the pattern manually and fix it for you.
I have ordered the PATTERN MAKERS but received nothing.
You will receive an email with full infomation on how to access the pattern makers but It may be that your mail handler has classed the email as spam, so check your spam folder.
I have ordered some ALPHABETS but can’t open zipped files?
Our ALPHABETS are in zipped format which will require you to use winrar or similar application to open. The latest operating systems do come with an ‘unzipper’ to open these files so you won’t need additional software.
I Have Heard Bad Things About This Site And I can Get Into Trouble For Using The Patterns On Here.
Of course you have. We are hated for giving patterns away and offering Free pattern makers. You will be told we are responsible for just about every bad thing that has ever happened in the world. You will also be told you will get sued by every company known to man, your homes will be repossessed, children taken from you etc etc . You will be told the people who run this site poke kittens, are mean to rabbits and a whole bunch of horrible stuff. It is all utter rubbish and 100% designed to get you to buy there patterns instead of getting them FREE.
Why don’t you have pictures of all your patterns completed :
We don’t need to test out patterns on real books, we have developed a piece of software which is also available FREE that allows us to test out patterns and visualize the finished fold without actually folding it. This allows us to be 99.99% confident that every pattern we produce will work and allows us to make alterations to the pattern before it is folded. Commercial sites will claim that patterns that are not test folded do not work but don’t be fooled. It is actually quite rare for an experienced pattern maker whether “commercially driven” or like ourselves” Free” to produce a pattern that doesn’t work . We always welcome completed images of our patterns though.
I have seen patterns similar to those on the site, for sale have they stolen them from here?
In most cases it is usually one of a few things: Either they have used the same clip-art to produce a pattern or they have seen a design and attempted to copy it. We always keep an eye on various selling sites to make sure they our patterns are not being sold, but other than that there is nothing stopping anyone using the same image or idea to create a pattern. You will see and hear people screaming from the rooftops about “there copyright” and similar statements and threats to other designers. Trust us it is utter rubbish, 99.99999% of patterns have been made without the clip art designers consent for there image to be used for commercial purposes, and as such you CANNOT copyright something you didn’t have permission to use in the first place. Just more spouting to stop other designers making and selling patterns. You will not find one single pattern seller who has successfully sued someone for copyright theft or even tried for that matter WHY ?, “Because they can’t”.
Do you have a Facebook group ?
Yes here it is