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Welcome to SoCuteAppliques! All of the designs you see here are created by Melisa Parker, and the copyright of all designs remain property of Melisa Parker and SoCuteAppliques. Purchasing a design does NOT transfer ownership of said design. The design still belongs to Melisa Parker and you are legally bound to abide by the terms and conditions listed.

RULES FOR MY DESIGNS:
**There are THREE types of files sold: embroidery, printables, and SVG/Cut files. PLEASE read the descriptions of the designs carefully as there are NO refunds or exchanges on digital designs. The file type is listed several times, it is located in the title and description. If you are unsure as to which file you need please message me BEFORE purchase. Again THERE ARE NO REFUNDS IF YOU PURCHASE THE WRONG FILE TYPE.

**YES you MAY sell items that you have created using my designs: shirts, cups, bags etc. This does NOT include the sale of any transfer or decal. You MAY NOT under any circumstances sell, share, give away, or trade my designs. You MAY NOT mass produce anything using my designs. (More than 100 items, please contact me) Small commercial use is acceptable, if you are unsure if you are mass producing feel free to contact me. You are NEVER allowed to offer my designs on print on demand sites such as Zazzle, café press, Amazon Merch etc.

**You are not allowed to sell transfers or decals of my designs without the proper extended license. Please contact me prior to purchase if this is your intent. UNDER no circumstances is it allowed that my artwork be sent to a 3rd party printer. Any sale of my designs as a transfer is strictly prohibitted without the proper license.

 **YES you can use the digitized pictures or any stitched picture with the SoCuteAppliques watermark on them. Watermark must be kept intact. If the watermark is cutoff I will report them to Etsy for copyright infringement.
**NO you may not under any circumstances turn any embroidery design into an SVG or any other cutting file. I do offer some SVG files and more will come out soon.
**NO you may not under any circumstances use any design or part of a design to create a new design you intend to sell. You may mash designs together, stitch it, and sell the finished item.

***YOU ARE NEVER ALLOWED TO SELL, SHARE, GIVE AWAY, OR TRADE MY DESIGNS***

**Melisa Parker and SoCuteAppliques has the right to refuse service to anyone at anytime. Improper use of any design is grounds for immediate account suspension.

EMBROIDERY:
All embroidery designs come with instant download and 7 formats. .pes, .xxx, .jef, .exp, .vip, .dst, .hus
**You must have a working knowledge of your embroidery machine and a means to transfer your design to your machine. I am not familiar with all embroidery machines or software, please refer to your user guide with questions about this.
**PLEASE NOTE** Some embroidery designs come with multiple sizes and others only come with one size, it is your responsibility to read the design description and be aware of the size you are purchasing. I do NOT offer exchanges if you purchase the wrong size. The size is clearly listed in the title as well as the description.
**Finished sizes and stitch counts are listed on a picture for most designs. IF you come across a design that doesn’t have the info picture, please feel free to contact me and I will get you the information needed.
**IMPORTANT** Due to the large stitchcounts with my designs you need to use the correct amount of stabilizer. Since each machine is different I can't tell you the best stabilizer to use for your particular machine. I prefer to use a good weight cutaway and float a piece of tearaway when necessary. Hooping not floating is highly recommended. My embroidery designs stitch best in the size they are created in. I am NOT responsible for the quality of the stitchout if you resize, alter, or convert it anyway. If you don't stabilize properly you won't have a good stitchout. There are lots of great youtube videos created for each machine that discuss stabilizer.


CUTTING FORMATS:
All cutting files come in SVG, EPS, DXF and PNG formats. You must have working knowledge of your machine and software to use these designs. I am not familiar with all machines and software, please refer to your user guide with questions about this.

FEEDBACK: I love seeing all the things you create with my designs, feel free to add your pictures to your reviews. If for any reason you have a problem with a design please contact me, I will always do everything in my ability to fix the problem. I’m human and although I do use testers for my designs, on occasion an error will still slip through.

CUSTOM REQUEST: I do offer custom designs when my to do list allows it. Prices vary depending on design. Please do not ask me to recreate something you have seen from another designer. I have my own designs and respect the work that others put into their designs and will not copy another's work PERIOD.

 Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you have. I will respond as quickly as possible. My normal business hours are Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm CST, I am normally not online after 5pm so please keep that in mind when contacting me. Please understand that I am a mom first and the weekends are family time. Don’t be alarmed if you message me on Friday and don’t hear back from me til Monday morning. If it is an emergency you are welcome to email me and I will do my best to get back to you.

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