This is a spontaneous hand-written style lettering. The illustration shows the characters from the font.
Important: This font has to be installed on your computer before you can use it. This requires expertise in file management. Try our free font before you buy this one.
Please note: our fonts are designed for a Microsoft Windows operating system. They may not work on other systems such as Apple Mac OS X.
Install this font on your device and then use with programs such as Microsoft Word, that enable you to type words in selected fonts. Compose your greeting, print it, and use this as a pattern to prick and stitch it on your card.
The font is supplied in a zip folder as a ttf file. Save this to your device, go to the download folder and unpack the zip file. This contails the font and text file about installation.
For more info see How to add a font to your computer.
For information on using the font see our How to add words to your cards page.
An alternative to installing a font is the free Type A Greeting, where the font is embedded in a PDF file.
The Download Period
The patterns are supplied as a 12-month licence to download, save, and print for your personal use.
If you save a copy of the PDF pattern file to your computer, you can use it life…
as long as you don’t lose the file and still have the software to open it.
If a file is lost after the download licence has expired a new licence will be required for resupply.
If you are not sure how to save a pattern for future use see our download help section.
Your patterns can be accessed on the Internet from any computer, tablet, iPad, or iPhone whilst your download licence is active. Just use your email address or username plus your password to log in to your account.
The pattern files
The patterns are supplied as PDF files. Anyone, anywhere can open a PDF file. All you need is PDF reader software. This is available free from the Adobe website for MS Windows. Go to the Apple app store for the iPad and Play Store for Android devices. Many web browsers can also open PDF files for viewing and printing.
Not sure if you have a PDF reader? Try one of our free pattern files first.
Tips for long-term use.
Back up a copy of the PDF pattern file to a separate hard drive, USB memory stick, or cloud storage.
Keep a printed copy of the pattern on file. If your digital copy fails you can resort to a photocopy of the printed pricking pattern.
Getting Patterns Printed
We don’t supply patterns by post but if you don’t have a printer you can ask someone else to print your order for you as long as the patterns are only used by you.
Maybe a family member or friend can help you print your patterns. Your order can be accessed on the Internet from any computer. Just use your email address or username plus your password to log in to your account. Or copy the PDF files to a USB memory stick for transporting. Some stationary supply shops will print copies from a memory stick.
Stitching Card patterns are licensed, not sold. A pattern may only be used by the Stitching Cards customer who completes the transaction (purchaser).
Stitching Cards grants the purchaser a personal, non-exclusive license to produce cards for personal pleasure and personal giving.
The purchaser may print or copy the pattern solely for the purpose of making their own cards. The license does not allow them to re-sell the pattern, swap the pattern or share the pattern.
Any card made from a Stitching Cards pattern and offered for sale must include a copyright notice with the words “Design copyright www.stitchingcards.com”.
Copyright notice stickers can be downloaded free from copyright stickers.
Any card made from a Stitching Cards pattern and displayed on the Internet must have the credit ‘Design copyright stitchingcards.com’ near the picture.
These patterns are protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties.
There is more information at Copyright Frequently Asked Questions.