Copyright policy

Shopping with us: Copyright notice

Please, take time to read the following important information about copyrights.

SoCreaStitch is a website specialised in selling embroidery designs and kits.
All the designs sold by SoCreaStitch are registered and protected under intellectual property laws.
SoCreaStitch is particularly committed to ensuring the protection of the designers' rights. 

Therefore when buying a design or pattern through,
you are not allowed to:

  • photocopy the chart (or part of the chart) to give it to a fellow stitcher or sell it;
  • digitize the chart (or part of the chart) to e-mail it or make it available on your blog, a forum or any  other personal webpages.

Sharing patterns on forums (whether it is free or not) is totally illegal and is currently impoverishing the creativity and reducing the number of patterns available as some designers have decided to stop their activity.

But if you'd like to, you are of course very welcome to:

  • modify the pattern in order to adapt it to your own project;
  • take a picture of your finished work and show it on your blog or personal webpage, quoting the name of the designer and mentioning that you have adapted the design if this is the case;
  • resell the original chart (not a photocopy) after you've used it.

In abiding by this copyright statement you will help us to protect creativity and the work of our designers: that is the best way to ensure the stitchers' community with lots of new original designs in the future!

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