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Digital Products: General Information

What digital products are offered through Interweave Store?

Digital Magazines by Interweave - for those looking for back issues or yearly collections
eBooks - digital versions of most of our book titles compatible with every major eReader
ePattern or eProject - select individual patterns and projects for lower prices than digital magazines
Video Downloads - available in both Standard Video and High Definition versions to add detail to techniques and workshops
eMags- a unique interactive magazine created digitally to incorporate text, video, and illustrations

For free digital products please visit our Interweave Communities pages for each of our various arts and crafts. Each community provides free patterns/projects, instructional materials, eBooks, and resources.
What are the benefits of buying digital products?

Digital products have many benefits for you, our customer, for a variety of reasons. Digital products are the quickest way to access Interweave products. You don't have to wait for it to be shipped because they are transferred to your Interweave Store account and ready for use almost immediately once an item is purchased.

Purchasing digital products can also save you money in two ways. Digital products eliminate shipping costs for individual items purchased.  International customers benefit especially by not having to pay costly shipping charges and having the item immediately available. Additionally, some digital products are discounted when compared to physical items in our store as well.

Customers have also commented how much digital products can be a space saver for their homes having access to their magazines, videos, and books without having to use valuable storage and shelf space.It can also be easier to search for a particular article or pattern electronically rather than having to search through page after page of a book or magazine.

Where can I access my available downloads?

All digital purchases made on the Interweave Store are stored on your personal Interweave Store account and kept secure for anytime access. Please follow these instructions:

1) Click on “My Account” on the top right hand corner

2) Sign in with your Interweave Store email and password

3) Using the menu options of the left side of the screen, select "My Downloadable Products" to show your purchased downloads.

4) Select the desired download and use the link beneath the Product title.

*Please note, to download and save your purchase to a computer do the following:

PC: Right click on the download link, select “Save Link As” (Firefox, Chrome) or "Save Target As" (Internet Explorer)
MAC: hold the Ctrl button while clicking on the download link and select the option “Download Linked File As" (Safari)
iPad: Save capabilities can vary depending on product type.  Please refer to individual FAQ pages for more information.

5)  Select your desired location or folder and click S AVE to begin downloading.

How many times can I access or download my purchases?

You will be able to access your digital purchases from your Interweave Store accounts at anytime. You have unlimited access to your digital purchases so you can download it as many times and as often as it is needed.  

What are estimated download times for various products?

There are many factors to take into account with estimating download times, such as the connection type, network traffic, and the file size of the individual product that affect download speed.

Here are our average file size for the various Digital Products we offer:

• Digital Magazines by Interweave:  50 – 120 MB
• eBooks:  300 - 750MB
• ePattern or eProject:  65.5 KB – 1.2 MB
• Standard Video Downloads:  900 MB
• High Definition Video Downloads: 3.1 GB
• eMags: 250 - 400 MB

The following table provides estimated download times for different file sizes at typical connection speeds. These estimates assume ideal network conditions. Your actual download time can be longer. For faster downloads, avoid peak hours (9am to 6pm Eastern time). The demand for our downloads can also be high the first week after we release a product release.

Some of our HD video products, typically video files that are about 1 GB or larger, require that you have a broadband Internet connection for download.

Note:  When you order one of our downloads, click on more information and find the file size and estimated download time.  This will help give you an idea of the time it will take to receive your download.

File SizeDial-Up (56 Kbps)DSL (1.5 Mbps)Cable (3 Mbps)Coporate (10 Mbps)
100 MB 4 hours 9 minutes 5 minutes 1 minute
500 MB 20 hours 47 minutes 25 minutes 7 minutes
800 MB * 75 minutes 40 minutes 11 minutes
1 GB * 96 minutes 51 minutes 14 minutes
2 GB * 3 hours 101 minutes 29 minutes
5 GB * 8 hours 4 hours 72 minutes
7 GB * 11 hours 6 hours 100 minutes
10 GB * 16 hours 8.5 hours 2.5 hours