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See Christa Watson’s new book….and enter to win EQ7!

Posted 08-23-2017 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Designers From Our Users Related Blogs

Christa Watson of is releasing a new book! Piece and Quilt with Precuts has some gorgeous quilts! Lots of fun and easy machine methods in quilts made with precuts.  It includes 11 pieced patterns and 18 machine quilting designs, all aimed towards helping you have start-to-finish success! Read more about her Piece and Quilt with Precuts on Christa’s blog! Christa also has a Blog Hop going on! She’s linking to other creative bloggers and their versions of her quilts. It’s so fun to see all the different possibilities! She is also giving away PRIZES! Be sure to check it out! (and keep reading for more info on our giveaway!) Christa has two other books: Machine Quilting with Style and The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting which she co-wrote with Angela Walters. Christa used EQ7 to design the quilts in all of her books! Here are some examples from Piece

Q&A and Book Giveaway!

Posted 06-01-2016 by | Posted in: Contests Q&A

Winner: Kim Wheeler! This contest is now closed. Thanks for participating! Did you see this book in the newest issue of Love of Quilting magazine? It definitely caught my eye! Scrap Quilt Secrets by Diane Knott is a must have. Read about Diane’s expertise with color and scraps and how she uses EQ. EQ: Hi Diane! I noticed your book, Scrap Quilt Secrets, in the newest issue of Love of Quilting. Tell us a bit about it! Diane: Thanks Christine, I’ve been giving quilt presentations and teaching workshops for a few years and I noticed that I kept getting the same questions over and over again. Basically, it seemed like most people wanted to know more about the process or steps I take to create my own bright scrappy quilts designs with hundreds of fabrics in them, from traditional two or three color vintage quilt designs. So I came up

May – Win FreeSpirit Fabrics!

Posted 05-10-2016 by | Posted in: Contests EQ25

This contest is now closed. Fabric winner: Sandra Bowman! Find out who won the EQ7 on FreeSpirit’s Blog! Thanks for participating! Stay tuned for our next contest featuring Aurifil! View full contest schedule here. Welcome to the fifth of ELEVEN giveaways we’re hosting on our blog this year. Each contest will open on the 10th of every month and feature one of our 25th Anniversary sponsors. May Featured Sponsor: FreeSpirit Fabrics!  They’ve provided FIVE bundles of their True Colors collections featuring Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Tula Pink, Heather Bailey and Joel Dewberry! To enter, answer this question by commenting below: How would you prefer to learn Electric Quilt software?  A.      Online class with full video lessons (no printable lessons) OR B.      Online class with printable step-by-step lessons (no videos)  ***You must choose either A or B. Please do not say both.*** Wait, there’s more! Win an EQ7 on FreeSpirit’s

Mother’s Day Match Up!

Posted 05-08-2016 by | Posted in: Contests

This contest is now closed. Winner: Kristy! Thanks for playing No one answered 100% correctly, so we had to choose between the people who had the most correct answers. The correct answers are: 1-E, 2-F, 3-D, 4-G, 5-A, 6-C, 7-BHere are all the photos matched up: In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought it would be fun to dig up some old photos of EQ employees and their mothers for a little game.  Below, you’ll see photos of some EQ staff and photos of their moms. Can you match them up?? Leave a comment stating your guess (i.e. 1-A, 2-B, 3-C etc.). Contest ends Friday, May 13th at 9am. We’ll choose 1 random winner out of all correct answers. Have fun! And Happy Mother’s Day! EQ Employees Moms


Posted 04-27-2016 by | Posted in: Contests Q&A

Congratulations to our winner: June! This contest has closed. Thanks for participating. Upcoming contest info here. Don’t you love great quilting books? You can’t ever have enough! And the quilts inside are always so unique and creative. Jackie Kunkel used EQ7 to create the quilts in her book, Splash of Color. Enter to win a copy at the bottom of the post! EQ: Hi Jackie! We just loved your article in the newest issue of American Patchwork & Quilting about color. Tell us a little bit about your thoughts on color and how you go about selecting a color palette. Jackie: One thing I know is that I LOVE color! The more saturated the color, the better for me! However, that is not to say that only saturated color serves a purpose for me, all color does. When I am selecting a color palette, I tend to gravitate towards the

April – Win Riley Blake Fabrics!

Posted 04-10-2016 by | Posted in: Contests EQ25

Congratulations to our winner: Cheryl Buoni! This contest is now closed. Thank you all for participating! See our contest schedule for next month’s sponsor! Welcome to the fourth of ELEVEN giveaways we’re hosting on our blog this year. Each contest will open on the 10th of every month and feature one of our 25th Anniversary sponsors. April Featured Sponsor: Riley Blake Designs!  They’ve provided 21 yards of fabric from the 21-piece collection: Vintage Kitchen by Jolijou To enter, answer these questions by commenting below: What are your favorite quilting magazines? – AND – Do you have a subscription? Wait, there’s more! Win an EQ7 on Riley Blake’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


Posted 03-31-2016 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Artists

Contest is now closed. Congratulations to our winner: Mary Furber! Thanks to everyone who participated! Toby will be announcing her winner today too so check her blog! Stay tuned for our next giveaway of Riley Blake fabrics beginning Sunday, April 10th! One of our EQ Artists, Toby Lischko, has just released a new book! We just had to see some of the amazing quilts inside and pick Toby’s brain about designing them in EQ7. Read our interview below to find out about her new book, Kaleidostars! She even provided a giveaway for one lucky winner! Hi Toby! Congratulations on the release of your new book Kaleidostars! Tell us all about it! Toby: Well, I love fussy cutting fabric and I have been working with Paula Nadelstern using her new fabric collections that have a lot of symmetrical fabrics in them. My first book St. Louis Stars was about fussy cutting

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