This is a follow-up to the original article, Exploding Blocks & Quilts for Sewing Patterns. In this article I suggest the use of a FREE program called Inkscape. This tool handles images in ways very similar to Illustrator, but is free! – Al Navas
Lots of practice manipulating nodes.
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…Read More!
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…Read More!
Learn how to make this adorabl Pitcher Cover in EQ7 with expert Angie Padilla.
Learn how to import and trace images in EQ from expert Sindy Rodenmayer.
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…Read More!
Learn how to draw this Etoile de Chamblie in EQ7 along with Marlene Oddie of KISSED Quilts.
This is a free lesson taken from Chapter 2 of Angie Padilla’s EQ6 Appliqué Drawing book. Both EQ7 and EQ6 users learn more about Appliqué Drawing.
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…Read More!
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…Read More!
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…Read More!
This is a free lesson taken from Chapter 1 of Patti Anderson’s EQ6 Pieced Drawing book. Both EQ7 and EQ6 users learn more about Pieced PatchDraw.
EQ7 LESSON: This “easy enough for beginners” lesson shows you how to make a new block out of an old block.
EQ7 LESSON: This easy quilt method starts with sewn Nine-Patch blocks which you cut into quarters. By flipping and rotating these quarter blocks (easy in EQ), you discover interesting secondary designs.
EQ7 LESSON: Based on Barbara Brackman’s lesson, learn how to create snakes in EQ7. Download the EQ project to begin this lesson.
EQ7 LESSON: Super-easy lesson about making sashes forming Ohio Stars. Even if you want a different sash look this lesson will teach you two points applying to any sash block:
EQ7 LESSON: How to make a Twister Block.
EQ7 LESSON: Learn how to draw and design a dream catcher quilt in EQ7.