Have you heard about EQ Artist, Christa Watson’s new fabric line, Fandangle?! It’s so cute and perfect for all kinds of projects! Christa says: “Fandangle is a fun – but real – word that means embellishment or ornamentation. It’s my tongue-in-cheek nod to the fact that I don’t actually embellish my quilts with buttons, baubles, or beads, but I DO like to bling them up with fabric and thread. ” Here’s a peek at the fabrics: EQ Design Challenge featuring Fandangle fabrics by Christa Watson We thought an EQ design challenge would be a fun way to play with these new fabrics and Benartex was nice enough to supply FREE FABRIC for the winners! Here are the details: To enter, submit a picture of your EQ quilt design below using the Fandangle fabrics by August 31, 2018. Download the free Fandangle fabrics for EQ here. Rules Your EQ quilt must
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.
[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
First, we’d like to thank all the participants in our Spring Cleaning Scrap Challenge! We were overwhelmed with all the talent! For this reason, we decided to give away not one, not two, but THREE prizes! Click here to see all the entries and challenge details. Winning Mini Scrap Quilts: Jerriann Massey Design: Scrappy Louisa Robertson Design: Scrappier Karyn Ashley-Smith Design: Scrappiest Honorable Mentions: Gail Taylor Design: Scrappiest Nancy Rowland Design: Scrappiest Jill Kofton Design: Scrappier Anne Maundrell Design: Scrappy Thanks again to all the participants! Stayed tuned to the blog and sign up for our newsletters to find out about future challenges. Winners: Please look for an email from me so we can get your prizes to you!
[Challenge Closed] CLICK HERE to see the winners! It’s spring, and you know what that means… cleaning! We’ve come up with a fun and easy way to help you use up those old scrap fabrics laying around: a sewing challenge using ONLY your scrap fabrics! You have 1 month! It’s very simple; here are the steps: Choose a design from the EQ quilts below. Download and open it in your EQ7. Color it to match your scrap fabric stash. Sew your quilt to match the layout. Submit a photo of the sewn quilt. Leave a comment to state which quilt design you chose. Rules: You must follow the design exactly. (Do not make changes or add borders to the design.) You must use ONLY scrap fabrics. (We know we can’t prove this, but we trust that we can rely on our users to comply. ) Finished quilt photos must be
We are happy to announce the winners of the Quilted in Honor Design challenge! To see all the beautiful entries, click here. Pieced: Susan R. Polan Judges’ comments: I love the intricacies of the pieced checkerboards in the borders and how they tie the various elements of the quilt together. I’d love to see this quilt made up! Combination (pieced and appliqué): Jo Moury Judges’ comments: Fantastic quilt and I especially enjoyed reading your plans for appliquéing and quilting it. The words in the border will be wonderful. I’ll look forward to seeing the “real” quilt in a show some day! It is sure to be a winner. The appliqué eagle is a wonderful tribute. Because there were no entries for the Appliqué category, we asked the judges to choose their favorite quilt from the remaining entries. Judges’ Choice: Darlene Gerber Judges’ comments: Thank you for honoring the men and
Link up your Quilted in Honor Quilt Design Challenge entries here! We’ve partnered with Island Batik to bring you a quilt design challenge featuring the Quilted in Honor fabric collection by Kathy Engle for Island Batik. The Quilted in Honor fabric collection was created to benefit Operation Homefront. You can read more about the Quilted in Honor project by clicking here. Here’s a quick recap of the rules: You must design your quilt using Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7) design software. The quilt design must be colored with Quilted in Honor fabrics ONLY! (Download the fabrics here. The QIH fabrics are part of the October – July 2014 fabric library.) Three design categories to choose from: Pieced, Appliqué, or Combination (pieced + appliqué) Any size! No sewing required. The “virtual” EQ7 quilt design is all that’s needed to enter. One entry per person Submission Guidelines Scroll down to the comment form