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EQ8 Top 10: #8 Hide Patch Outlines in Quilt

Posted 10-16-2017 by | Posted in: EQ8 EQ8 Top 10

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing our top 10 favorite features in EQ8. Subscribe to this blog and follow us on social media (Facebook and Instagram with #EQ8Top10) to see all 10! See the complete list of features on our website. #8 – Hide Patch Outlines in Quilt In EQ8, we’ve added a button on the main toolbar so you can quickly view your quilt with the patch lines turned off! This makes your quilt come to life with a click of the mouse! To be completely transparent, this isn’t a new feature at all. You could do this in previous versions too! However, many of you may not have known because it was hidden in a menu. Now that the tool has been added, it’s become one of the hottest updates to EQ8! Our beta testers were thrilled when they found this. See the complete list of

EQ8 Top 10: #9 New and Updated Printing Features

Posted 10-13-2017 by | Posted in: EQ8 EQ8 Top 10

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing our top 10 favorite features in EQ8. Subscribe to this blog and follow us on social media (Facebook and Instagram with #EQ8Top10) to see all 10! See the complete list of features on our website. #9 – New and Updated Printing Features Get Estimates for Fat Quarters! We love that the fabric estimates now include fat quarter calculations! If there are patches that are larger than a fat quarter, EQ will use a $ symbol to make you aware. And don’t forget, the SKU number is included so you can easily take your printout with you when you’re shopping for your fabric! If you’re calculating based on fabric width instead of fat quarters, the printout now displays the width of fabric that is being calculated. Mirror Templates for Fusible Applique That’s right! You can now mirror your template patterns! Turn the seam

EQ8 Top 10: #10 Updated Libraries

Posted 10-11-2017 by | Posted in: EQ8 EQ8 Top 10

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing our top 10 favorite new features in EQ8. Subscribe to this blog and follow us on social media (Facebook and Instagram with #EQ8Top10) to see all 10! See the complete list of features on our website. #10 – Updated Libraries Block Library The Block Library has a total of 6,779 blocks. That’s over 1,000 blocks MORE than EQ7! The majority of the additions have been added to the Foundation Pieced and Contemporary Applique libraries. Plus, the block colorings got a bit of a makeover to they look more modern and fresh! Fabric Library The Fabric Library has 6,278 new fabrics ready to be used in your design! Each fabric was carefully scanned and notecarded with the manufacturer’s name, designer’s name and SKU number. Photo Library The Photo Library has 233 photos. Play around with these photos, (or import your own!) by adding filters,

Announcing Electric Quilt 8!

Posted 10-10-2017 by | Posted in: EQ8

Smart, Simple, Sophisticated… …and enhanced! This version was redesigned for faster learning and more complete designing. Its friendly new look introduces large interface elements, creating the most intuitive version yet! Electric Quilt is the industry’s go-to computer software for quilt designing and quilt block creation. From professionals, to the everyday quilter, EQ8 has all the right tools and features for each and every quilt designer. Get a sneak peek at the new version Click the image below to watch the video. October 23rd: Upgrades and Books These products will be available starting October 23rd. Upgrade pricing is available for EQ6, EQ Mini and EQ7 owners. Additional discounted pricing is available for the two books shown below, and for EQ7 owners upgrading to EQ8. This special pricing ends November 6th. November: Look what’s coming! New to EQ? Start with EQ8! If you do not have any version or Electric Quilt software