Dec 14, 2009

Technically challenged

SO I drew the pattern for this food last Thursday...I had this clever idea to make the felt food the "recipe" for recipe Thursday. Alas, nothing worked as planned. I tried just scanning it in and hoping it would print off if you clicked on the picture link in the blog. False. That route cut off a good majority of the pattern. Then I had a genius idea to upload it into google documents and link that. Mostly false, that worked except that it shrunk the pattern. I think I could still get that option to work if I had patience and wanted to split the pattern up and figure out the scale adjustments...see doesn't that already sound like too much work?

Someone graciously emailed me a link to a free pdf converter. It worked like a charm...except now I am not sure how to make that link show on a blog...if you even can. SO here is my solution, it does take some part on your behalf...

Email me if you would like this pattern:

I will then email you back this pattern in pdf format and then attach typed out instructions. This doesn't seem very efficient and I assume there is a better way. I will figure it all out, but my brain was starting to read "blah, blah, blah" as I was trying this morning, so I decided to take a break from the sleuthing.

So, if you want this pattern (giving me some much needed positive reinforcement), my email address is on the side of the blog. I check it all the time.

PS I have been creating some other foods as well and would be willing to make up patterns for those too depending on how the response for this is.


Jen said...

Hey Larissa, I just found your blog through Keri Lawson. It is good to see that your life is happy. I never knew you were so talented.

Jen Cornwell Deschamps

PS We were in OH for Thanksgiving and Cameron (Codd) mentioned you lived pretty close. How fun is that?

Abbie said...

I think e-mailing the file is the easiest way. I have already searched the internet to see if there is a way to attach a file to a blog, but as far as I can tell it is not an option. The only other thing I know about it to use a free file sharing site (like 4shared).

Amy said...

You can try this website
I use it on our preschool blog for our calendar, and I'm pretty sure you can print off the document.

Brandy said...

i'm in love with your blog. I can't wait to make some felt food. I'm all about making some felt stuff for my boy.

DeniseDZ said...

Hi! I would love to have the patterns, but I don't want to post my email address here.


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