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Q & A with Kelly Mueller & GIVEAWAY!

Posted 01-27-2016 by Heidi | Posted in: Contests Downloads From Our Users Q&A Related Blogs

Contest is now closed. Doreen Hendrickson is our winner! Kelly Mueller is the owner and designer behind The Wooden Bear! The Wooden Bear sells adorable patterns, kits, and other sewing related products. I asked Kelly to tell us a little bit about herself and her experience and success with EQ Printable Inkjet Fabrics. Read our Q&A below: EQ: First of all, let’s hear a little about you! Kelly: I grew up in Independence, Missouri, just outside of Kansas City.  I attended college and received my bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  I went for the accounting degree because it fits me- I’m a bit of an organized analyzer- but also because I grew up crafting.  I thought if I could find a craft that I thoroughly enjoyed, and could be a viable business, I would have what I needed to begin.  I also met my husband, Brian, in college.  He makes life…

January Contest – Win Michael Miller Fabrics!

Posted 01-10-2016 by Christine | Posted in: Contests EQ25 Favorite Posts

Contest is closed. Congratulations to the winner: Linda Clark!!! (Linda, watch for an email from EQ!) Our next contest starts February 10th featuring Fat Quarter Shop! Welcome to the first of ELEVEN giveaways we’re going to host on our blog this year. Each contest will open on the 10th of every month and feature one of our 25th Anniversary sponsors. January’s Featured Sponsor: Michael Miller Fabrics!  They’ve provided bundles of their Cotton Couture fabric for one lucky winner on our blog! To enter, answer this question by commenting below: What are your favorite quilting blogs and why? Wait, there’s more! Win an EQ7 on Michael Miller’s blog! (EQ 25th Anniversary blog contests close at 9am ET on the 25th of every month. Winner announced on the 25th of every month. Participation in each monthly EQ contest counts as one entry toward the grand prize giveaways thus allowing for up to…

Week 5 of Marian Pena’s EQ Row-A-Long! Win an EQ7!

Posted 09-29-2015 by Heidi | Posted in: Contests Downloads EQ Designers EQ Software Tips From Our Users More for EQers Related Blogs Row-A-Long

Week 5 of Marian Pena’s Row-A-Long is here! Be sure to check out what people have been making in the Flickr group, and the Facebook group is also great for more info and pictures. Here’s who is posting today: Amy Warner at Sew Incredibly Crazy Darlene at Quilt Shop Gal Marian Pena at Seams To Be Sew Loreen Bogdan at Miss Loreen’s Schoolhouse Quilts Anneka Kornelis at Stof Genoeg Heidi Kory at the EQ Blog – A Tutorial On Combining Rows Here are the prizes for this week: Therm-o-web – 7 colors of  iCraft® Deco Foil™ Transfer Sheets, 1 can of  iCraft® Deco Foil™ Fusible Spray Adhesive, 1 bottle of  iCraft® Deco Foil™ Liquid Adhesive, 1 pack of  iCraft® Deco Foil™ Hot Melt Adhesive Sheets, 1 pack of  HeatnBond® Ultra 1 yard pack, 1 pack of  HeatnBond® Lite 1 yard pack, and 1 pack of  StitchnSew™ Interfacing 1 yard pack Fat Quarter…

Christa Watson’s Book Tour, free project & EQ7 GIVEAWAY!

Posted 09-17-2015 by Christine | Posted in: Contests EQ Artists Favorite Posts

This contest is closed. We’ve contacted the winner – check your email! We are participating in Christa’s book tour for her new book Machine Quilting With Style. Read below to see how Christa designed her quilts with EQ7 and enter to win the program!! We just love the quilts in this book! And yes, they were designed in EQ7!! EQ Artist, Teacher and Author, Christa Watson tells us about herself, her book and how she uses Electric Quilt design software to create such fantastic quilts. I am super excited about my brand new book, Machine Quilting With Style. It includes 12 complete patterns along with step-by-step instructions on how to quilt them on your home sewing machine. I’ve always enjoyed teaching others the entire process of making a quilt from start to finish, and it thrills me to no end when I help someone conquer their fear of machine quilting.…

Week 3 of Marian Pena’s Row-A-Long! Free projects, tutorials and lots of prizes!

Posted 09-15-2015 by Heidi | Posted in: Contests Downloads EQ Company News EQ Designers EQ Software Tips From Our Users Just Because More for EQers Related Blogs Row-A-Long

Are you ready for week 3 of Marian Pena’s Row-A-Long? If you haven’t already check out the Flickr group, you can see people’s sewn projects. The Facebook group is pretty active and a great place to chat or ask the designers questions. You can also check out the previous week’s winners on Marian’s site, seamstobesew.com     Here’s who is posting today: Anneka Kornelis at Stof Genoeg Jennifer Ofenstein at Sew Hooked Reeze Hanson at Morning Glory Designs Carol Swift at Just Let Me Quilt Marian Pena at Seams To Be Sew (See the whole schedule here.) Here are the prizes for this week: Northcott Fabrics: 6-8 yards of fabric in 1 yard lengths Fat Quarter Shop: 1 $25.00 gift certificate. Aurifil:  Gleeful by Caroline Hulse 50 wt set of 10 – 225 yd spools Craftsy: 1 class of your choice – 3 total classes Nancy’s Notions: 1 $10.00 of…

Week 2 of Marian Pena’s EQ Row-A-Long! More projects, tutorials + prizes!

Posted 09-08-2015 by Heidi | Posted in: Contests Downloads EQ Designers EQ Software Tips From Our Users Just Because More for EQers Related Blogs Row-A-Long

It’s the second week for Marian Pena’s EQ Row-A-Long! Today there are five new rows, more tutorials, and lots more prizes! You can see what people are creating in the Flickr group, and for more information you can check out the Facebook group too.       Here’s who is posting today: Amy Heaton at Country Junk’tion – Summer Carol Steely at Fun Threads – Spring Lorna McMahon at Sew Fresh Quilts – Fall Anneka Kornelis at Stof Genoeg – Filler Row Marian Pena at Seams To Be Sew – Winter (See the whole schedule here.) And here are the prizes: Northcott Fabrics: 6-8 yards of fabric in 1 yard lengths Fat Quarter Shop: 1 $25.00 gift certificate. Sulky: 1 six-pack Cotton thread contains 6 spools at 500 yards per spool Connecting Threads: 1 $25.00 gift certificate Sew Fresh Quilts: 3 Fox and Friends Pattern Craftsy: 1 class of your choice…

Q&A & GIVEAWAY!

Posted 09-07-2015 by Christine | Posted in: Contests Downloads Q&A

[This contest is closed.] Carmen was nice enough to offer a free EQ7 project for everyone AND a copy of her new book to one lucky person! Details are at the bottom of the post. As much as we like to find beautiful quilts that were designed with EQ7, we really like to find whole books of quilts designed with EQ7! We heard about EQ user, Carmen Geddes’s new book “Ten Quilts for Ten Sisters” and just had to interview her about these quilts. Read below to find out about Carmen’s TEN sisters, her design process and how she got hooked on EQ! EQ: Congratulations on the release of your new book, Ten Quilts for Ten Sisters! Tell us about it! Carmen: Thanks so much! I’m very excited about my first book– we self published, so I have really learned a lot! There are actually ten girls in my family!…

Marian Pena’s EQ7 Row-A-Long: The First Day!

Posted 09-01-2015 by Heidi | Posted in: Contests Downloads EQ Artists EQ Designers EQ Software Tips From Our Users Just Because Row-A-Long

Marian Pena is hosting a Row-A-Long! 20 great quilt designers are creating quilt rows and, not only will the designers provide a pattern for you, but they will also be featuring Electric Quilt tutorials! And, there are TONS of great prizes including an EQ7!  (See a list of all the prizes here.) Today is the first day!  (See the whole schedule here.)     Here’s who is posting today! Marlene Oddie at Kissed Quilts – Spring Lynn Zydon Provencher at Thimblemouse & Spouse – Winter Dorice Cotten Rice at The Quilting Queen Online – Summer Janeen van Niekerk at Quilt Art Designs – Fall Bea Lee at Be A Quilter – Filler Row Anneka Kornelis at Stof Genoeg – Filler Row Here are the prizes that start today! Northcott Fabrics: 6-8 yards of fabric in 1 yard lengths Fat Quarter Shop:  $25.00 gift certificate from each blog You Can Quilt Book:…

Charleston Quilt Challenge – Winner!

Posted 08-04-2015 by Christine | Posted in: Congratulations Contests EQ Quilt Contest

So we asked our Charleston block-challenge participants to design a quilt using their original block… and boy did they come up with some fantastic designs!! As usual, EQ7 users make it so difficult for us to choose a winner. We are so impressed with their talents! The winning quilt design* belongs to….. Adrienne Quinlan! Congratulations! Adrienne’s quilt design: Honorable Mentions: Erika Martha Peterman Kelly Grace To see all the quilt entries, view the original challenge post here. To see all the block entries, click here. Thanks so much to all who participated, we hope to see future entries from all of you! Congratulations to our winner and honorable mentions. Stay tuned to the blog for future challenges. Don’t want to miss a thing? Sign up for EQ newsletters! *The staff at EQ, along with Timeless Treasures chose the winner based on creativity, effectiveness of fabric use and adherence to rules.

Winner announced & EXTENDED CHALLENGE FOR EQ USERS!

Posted 07-29-2015 by Christine | Posted in: Congratulations Contests EQ Block Contest EQ Quilt Contest Favorite Posts

[This quilt challenge is closed. See who won here!] We are so impressed with all the fantastic blocks submitted! As always, you make it so hard to select just one. The winning block for the Charleston challenge belongs to: Carole Carter! Congratulations Carole! Carole’s block: Honorable Mentions: Ria Klopper Marque McKay Adrienne Quinlan Sheri Lesh Thanks so much to all who participated. To see all the other blocks submitted, view the original challenge post. HEY EQ7 USERS: The challenge isn’t over! We’re so impressed with the blocks submitted that we’d love to see what you can do with them! Design a quilt using your block and submit it by Monday, August 3rd at 9am EDT. We’ll pick one more winner based on your block in a quilt design. Rules: You must use the block you submitted to the original challenge exactly how it appears there. (You may flip, rotate and…