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
This first tutorial in SewCalGal’s Seasonal Tutorial for EQStitch users, will be released in two parts. Part 1 will create a witch hat that is a filled design (vs applique’), where you will learn how…Read More!
EQStitch guru, Yvonne Menear, has a YouTube Channel of EQStitch video lessons.
Sew one block. Then quickly preview your finished quilt. Sounds impossible? Try this!
Marian from Seamstobesew.com shares her video about tips on rotating in EQ7.
If you own Adobe Illustrator (or another vector program), you can explode a block or quilt from EQ7 to create your own sewing instructions. This lesson works for both EQ7 Windows and EQ7 Mac. Print the lesson from this page, or download the PDF.
She show in details how to design PP pattern based on a picture. “Honestly, EQ7 makes it much easier to design such pattern. It’s just done before you can spell ‘paper piecing’.”
Adding a block to a pre-made Quilt Layout.
Lots of information about the Brush Stroke Tool.
It’s a little trick tucked inside the User Manual on page 122. It was actually quite easy and fun.
Draw your own blocks and use them in a quilt.
Carol explains several options for exporting images from EQ7.
Any image can be scanned and imported for tracing. Step-by-step instructions.
A video tutorial that shows the steps to make a basic sampler quilt. Great for beginners!
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,…Read More!
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!
Learn how easy it is to convert any of the Quiltmaker Quilting Designs into stitchable drawings for EQStitch. The drawing is done already, just follow these easy steps and you’ll be on your way!
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!
Ready to broaden your EQ7 skills? This lesson accompanies the article, Silver Snowflakes, on page 70 in the Winter January/February 2013 of Modern Quilts Unlimited. Enjoy! Adding gradients of colors in EQ7 Step 1 Click the…Read More!