The new issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited is out! You can find my article on page 90! It talks about how to make house blocks more modern. There are lots of ideas, tricks and tips includes as well as a lesson which also includes and EQ7 file to download with the following quilts included! I hope you like it!
Congratulations to our winners: Linda Remley – (EQ7 Entry) Piotr Kowalczyk (Non-EQ7 Entry) A big thank you to Michael Miller Fabrics and all who participated in this challenge! Wow, did we have a hard time choosing just 2 winners – there were SO many amazing designs! We love seeing your talent! Scroll down to view all the creative entries. Sign up for EQ newsletters to find out about the next design challenge! Winners: Please look for an email from me (ChristineKohler@electricquilt.com) so we can get your EQ products and Michael Miller fabric to you! Thanks again for participating Challenge ended 3/11 at 9am EDT. Don’t have EQ7? Win one! This block design challenge is open to everyone! All you have to do is design a block using fabrics from Michael Miller’s Fiesta collection and submit it by Wednesday, March 11th! Challenge Rules Design a block using whatever method you’d like
In late September Al Navas bought EQ7. By the end of the week he was designing his own quilts. In less than a month he was writing his own EQ lesson! We were intrigued and asked him a little about himself, included how he started quilting. Al said, “This was pure serendipity! My wife Sandy had been working with embroidery designs for several years, using a Husqvarna Viking Designer Diamond machine. I helped her digitize designs using 5D™ Design Creator, a part of the 5D™ Embroidery Extra suite. She also started quilting a few years ago, first using the Desingner Diamond, and also a home sewing machine; she incorporated embroidered blocks in her quilt designs. Meanwhile I kept learning the digitizing process, until I developed a good work flow; I am now confident I can tackle substantial embroidery digitizing projects. A while back Sandy and her sister pooled money and bought