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Patterns on Tablets
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 1:17 PM
Posted by NANCYE G
I have been converting some patterns into pdf format and then doing the stitching using my computer. It works well. Now I am thinking that I would like to use a tablet so I can take my work to another room or out of the house with me. Has anyone done this?
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    Reply from Judy
    Wednesday, December 18, 2013 6:29 PM
    Hi Nancye,

    I just recently started stitching from my tablet and I really enjoy it especially since I can make the design larger. I just email them to myself, then download it. The only problem is I don't know how to save it on my tablet or where to save it to so I have to remember not to delete the email so I can get the pattern again. I also download designs that are free for kindles onto my tablet with the kindle app. It is really nice to be able to do it that way.

    I hope you have a Merry Christmas!

    Happy stitching...Judy :) Go to top

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      Reply from NANCYE G
      Sunday, December 22, 2013 8:58 AM
      Right now I am scanning my patterns into pdf and working off my computer. I am able to cross off each line as I stitch. Sometimes my husband wants to use the computer while I am stitching. (how rude! - lol) I don't have a tablet. I am considering buying one and this would definitely make the decision a positive one. Go to top
      • Reply from kathy bailey
        Sunday, March 2, 2014 4:46 AM
        Nancy, if you will send me a . Pm on my Facebook page, kathy e Bailey I will give you instructions on saving to kindle app. Very easy Go to top
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        Reply from Rosa Leppo
        Sunday, March 2, 2014 10:36 PM
        You probably discovered how to save your patterns on your tablet. All you need to do is select the download on item you want to save. Save to in a PDF format. Then go to your downloads and open the selected pattern in adobe reader. You will need to remember the name of the selected pattern that you downloaded. Good luck. Let me know if this works. I numerous pattern on my tablet. Go to top
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          Reply from NANCYE GLINTER
          Tuesday, March 4, 2014 3:31 PM
          Ladies -- thanks for your input. I don't have a tablet but I was thinking about purchasing one. A tablet would make stitching easier to manage than my computer which has to stay in one place and I have to share. Too much going on right now to even think about buying a tablet. My husband retired in December. Since then all we have done is taketurns going to the doctor or other medical challenges. Go to top
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            Reply from Mary Holder
            Sunday, May 11, 2014 12:17 PM
            i have an iPad. and when I download a pattern I can open it and save it in the apple app iBooks. I can also print the pattern and email if I need to. To print a pattern from iBook you@ll need an eprinter. If you email the pattern you should be able to print from a laptop or desktop computer. Go to top
            • Reply from Monica
              Monday, July 28, 2014 2:25 PM
              Hi all, I suggest using the Evernote app. (Yes, there's an app for that!) I download some patterns into Evernote, and then I can see them from any computer or device - my iPad, iPhone, home computer, or even my work laptop while traveling on business (via and my login). I just wish I could figure out a way to mark my place!

              Happy Stitching! Go to top