Block 2

EQ7 Jump Start: Block 2 Link Up!

Posted 05-30-2014 by | Posted in: Block 2 EQ7 Jump Start Sew Alongs

Ready to share your second sew along block? Here’s my block: Did you try out adding more fabrics to EQ7? Did you color your virtual quilt block with the fabrics that you actually sewed with? Give us some details about your fabric choices in the comments! To Link Up Your Photo Scroll down to the comment form at the end of this post. Fill in your info and make sure you select an image for your comment (this will be the photo of your block). If you have a blog, make sure to add your site too. If you wrote a post for this block, please link directly to that post. Let’s visit each others’ blogs and all get to know each other! GIVEAWAY! You can link up your Block 2 photo at any time. But for those who link up by Monday, June 2, 2014, 9 am EST, you’ll

EQ7 Jump Start: Block 2

Posted 05-19-2014 by | Posted in: Block 2 EQ7 Jump Start Sew Alongs

Welcome to Block 2 of our Jump Start Sew Along. In this lesson we’re going to concentrate on fabric—how to use the fabrics built into the Fabric Library and how to add new fabrics. Let’s get started! (Want an easy-to-print version of this lesson? Click here to download the Block 2 Lesson PDF file.) Open EQ7. Click the Open an existing project tab in the Project Helper window and open your sew along project file, which we named “Jump Start Sew Along” in the first lesson. Most likely, your project will be listed under Most recently used projects (unless you’ve designed lots of projects since our last lesson!). Click on the project file name to select it, then click OK. The Sketchbook will appear. Remember that the Sketchbook holds all the “ingredients” for our quilt designs. Click the Blocks section on the left. You’ll see the four blocks that we