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EQ Club from Bear's Paw Fabrics

Posted 01-11-2010 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

If you live in the Towson, Maryland area and are looking for a fun EQ Club you should check out Bear’s Paw Fabrics. They are starting up a brand new EQ Club beginning March 1, 6:30pm-8:30pm and March 8, 10am-12pm. For more details email bearspaw1@aol.com.

Posted 01-10-2010 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Give a homemade gift of love this Valentine’s Day! Download the EQ6 quilt project “Happy Valentine’s Day” and Printable Quilt Label and you’ll be ready to sew for someone special! The EQ6 project includes fabrics form various fabric manufacturers and a Valentine quilt label in the Photos section of your sketchbook. Apply your own personal text to the image and then print on to EQ Printables Fabric Sheets for an instant quilt label! Share the free project with your customers and sell some Printable Fabric Sheets in the process! Click here to download the Quilt Design Wizard version of Happy Valentine’s Day!

Viewer’s Choice Quiltmaker Contest Winner

Posted 01-08-2010 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Quiltmaker and Electric Quilt sponsored a design contest in the fall of 2009. People were asked to submit an original quilt designed in EQ with a creative interpretation of quilting using any of the EQ/QM Quilting Design software series. Contestant identities were not revealed during judging. Grand Prize winners were announced a few weeks ago but now the Viewers Choice Winner has been chosen: Bear’s Paw in the Cabin by Susan Wood. Congratulations, Susan!

Jelly Roll: Quilts and More by Kim Einmo

Posted 01-06-2010 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

“Turn those enticing fabric bundles into a baker’s dozen of fun, fast, fabulous quilts!” Quilter and author Kim Einmo has a new book out that we wanted to share with you. It’s called, Jelly Roll: Quilts and More and it teaches you how to make quilts and other projects using those pre-cut strips that can often be frustrating to work with. What a great idea! Read more about the book here. Kim says about EQ, “I have been a loyal EQ user for many years, and I use EQ to create all my original quilt designs, including pieced and appliqué patterns, templates, and rotary cutting charts. The software is so versatile and user-friendly that the design possibilities are simply endless. EQ lets my creativity soar as far as my imagination takes me! I love being able to scan my fabrics into the design so I can see exactly how my quilt

EQ Blog Badges

Posted 01-01-2010 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Happy New Year! To celebrate 2010 we now have fun EQ blog badges for you to download and display on your blog! Click here to get your EQ blog Badge. We are always up for suggestions too so let us know if there is a badge you’d like for your blog.

EQ-ing this weekend? Try the ClubEQ challenge

Posted 12-31-2009 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

Open up EQ6. Design 1 or 2 quilts with butterflies (whether they’re pieced blocks, appliqué blocks, motifs, or quilting stencils). Email the project to penny@electricquilt.com by Monday morning. Super easy. Super fun. Can’t wait to see what you come up with.

Magic Patch magazine and EQ Quilt Gallery

Posted 12-31-2009 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

“Dove c’è EQ c’è una quilter felice” or translated from Italian, “Where there’s EQ there’s a happy quilter” – So says the title of a Magic Patch article! Magic Patch is an Italian quilting and patchwork magazine and when our friend and fellow EQ teacher, Simonetta Marini, was invited to write an article for them she thought of EQ. We were honored! Simonetta wanted to show people how EQ can make the design and creation process so much simpler so she turned to our EQ Quilt Gallery. After browsing the Quilt Galleryshe chose a few quilt to use in the article, contacted the designers, and then featured them in her article. What a nice compliment! The Quilt Gallery features EQ designed quilts in virtual form and then in completed fabric. It’s really fun to see. Visit our Quilt Gallery to see these quilts and more! Show us your quilts! If you have an EQ design that made it

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