LoveQuiltsUK does not condone the use of illegal or illegally-created cross-stitch patterns. We ask that our stitchers use legally-sourced patterns.
As a rule of thumb, if you find a pattern of a licensed character posted on a website that does not belong to the licence-holder (eg Disney, Marvel, Minions, etc) it is almost certainly an illegal pattern. This includes patterns of licenced characters being sold on Etsy, Pinterest etc.
Good sources for legal patterns are: magazines, books, library books, official cross-stitch chart books (sometimes available to purchase on eBay). These are all legal.
Note: It can be difficult to find legal patterns of licensed characters (eg Superheroes etc). LoveQuiltsUK has negotiated a limited agreement with various copyright licence-holders to chart our own patterns for LQUK use only. We cannot put these details on our website by agreement, please ask on our Facebook group for details. :)
We have been specifically refused permission by the copyright holders of the following: Minions, Peppa Pig and Pokemon. Please do not stitch these characters.
Last updated: 2nd June 2017