Resizing your Paper Pieced Quilt Patterns
One of the great things about foundation paper piecing is that it is relatively easy to increase and decrease the size of patterns using a home printer or a photocopier.
When enlarging or reducing the size of a block using a printer, open your pattern in a pdf reader. If possible I suggest doing this in Adobe reader on a computer. If you are going to enlarge the pattern greatly then I suggest choosing poster settings as this will allow the enlarged page to be split over several pages.
Go to the print preferences menu and click on the custom scale option. You will need to know the resizing percentage. The same percentage can be used on a photocopier.
If you want to work out the resizing percentage, just put the numers into the following formula: