This has become a bit of a stressful topic. It's becoming increasingly common that I need to say no to, or ask people to stop selling items made from my Doctor Who related patterns.
There's certainly a lack of understanding out there as to why this might be a problem, so I thought I'd write this post so I can have somewhere to direct people.
I have also hopefully made the copyright notice more clear on the patterns than it was initially, so if you were unsure, please read this post to find out more.
The BBC has made its position known in respect to commercial selling of creations based on their trademarks. They are generally happy for people to make items for themselves and for friends etc, but they are not happy with people using patterns to create items that are going to be sold.
Infringement notices have been issued to remove patterns from which commercial items have been made, so by asking people to keep items made from my Doctor Who patterns non-commercial I am hoping that the patterns will be allowed to stay online for everyone to use. Please help me keep these patterns available by respecting the terms.
If you have any more questions feel free to contact me.
This post applies not only to Doctor Who but to other fan items based on trademarks.