Drawing

Learn to draw in EQ7! These lessons cover drawing pieced blocks, applique blocks and quilting stencils! For all skill levels!

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Marian from Seamstobesew.com shares her video about tips on rotating in EQ7.

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She shows in details how to design paper piecing patterns based on a picture. “Honestly, EQ7 makes it much easier to design such pattern. It’s just done before you can spell ‘paper piecing’.” – Joanna View the lesson

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Lots of information about the Brush Stroke Tool.

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Draw your own blocks and use them in a quilt.

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Any image can be scanned and imported for tracing. Step-by-step instructions.

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A direct approach for loading and printing a Foundation Piecing Block -for first time EQ7 users. – Advanced EQ/EQ7 users know different ways to load the blocks and could check different options for changing sizes, colors and printing

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This tutorial shows you how to create and use a guide to design a flower with identical shaped petals. Then turn the flower in to a smiling daisy. Learn to copy and re-size the design to add multiple flowers on one block.

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I love quilts with unusual shapes. With EQ7 you have a wonderful tool to create quilts, even with non-square layouts. With this example, I’ll show you how I do it. The EQ Pieced Drawing book by Patti Anderson was a great help to me. If you don’t have it already you should purchase it (see a free preview chapter from the book here). EQ has republished…

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Learn how to make this adorabl Pitcher Cover in EQ7 with expert Angie Padilla.

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Learn how to import and trace images in EQ from expert Sindy Rodenmayer.

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Inspired by Barbara Brackman. Did you realize that a simple block like this…. Could produce a sophisticated design like this? This block is similar to a Spider Web, and its uneven strips give it an informal “improvised” look, perfect for scrap quilts. (If you did the EasyDraw lessons that came with EQ7 [HELP > EQ Lessons] you learned to draw a somewhat similar Spider Web…

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Learn how to draw this Etoile de Chamblie in EQ7 along with Marlene Oddie of KISSED Quilts.

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This is actually a really cool technique. 1) Edit the block to the worktable. Make note of the block size. (Mine is a 5×5.) 2) Click FILE > Export Image. 3) Save the file on your Desktop (you can delete it later). 4) Click BLOCK > New Block > PatchDraw Motif. 5) Click BLOCK > Import Image for Tracing. 6) Import in the image you…

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Someone asked on Info-EQ last month how to draw a filler design. My answer was … it’s hard… really hard… and I have to do about 15 of them for Volume 7 of Quiltmaker Quilting Designs. They asked me to post how I got the perfect tracing image to create continuous Allover quilting designs, once I figured it out. It’s difficult to get the “repeat”.…

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Greg Rehill from BC Canada, presents a lesson on drawing Hexagon blocks. you need prior experience to complete this lesson. The lesson can be done in EQ6 or EQ7. Greg lets you download his Hexagon Block file whether you do his lesson or not.

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Greg Rehill from BC Canada, presents a lesson on drawing Hexagon blocks. you need prior experience to complete this lesson. You’ll find Hexagons Lesson Part 1 in the EQ7 lessons list.  The lesson can be done in EQ6 or EQ7. Greg lets you download his Hexagon Block file whether you do his lesson or not.

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Here’s a fast way to create your own New York Beauties using the he PolyArc Tool.

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Here’s a fast way to create your own appliqué.

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EQ7 LESSON: This “easy enough for beginners” lesson shows you how to make a new block out of an old block.

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