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EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway – Prairie Meadow

Posted 08-01-2021 by | Posted in: Contests  

August’s Fabric of the Month is Prairie Meadow by Brett Lewis of Natural Born Quilter for Northcott Fabrics! This collection is inspired by the vast grasslands and beautiful wildlife of the Great Plains, and will add a rustic feel to any quilt! A bundle of select Prairie Meadow fabrics will be given away to one lucky winner! Submit your EQ design featuring Prairie Meadow below… all instructions and contest details are in this post. Good luck!

To enter

Design your own, original quilt in EQ using the Prairie Meadow fabrics then submit an image of it by 11:59pm ET on August 31, 2021. (Instructions for how to submit an image are at the bottom of this post.) Download the free Prairie Meadow fabrics for EQ here.

Rules

  • Your EQ Quilt must only use fabrics from the Prairie Meadow collection.
  • One entry per person. (If a second entry is submitted within 24 hours of the original entry, we will accept the more recent entry. For example, if you submit an incomplete quilt, or the wrong quilt from your sketchbook, you can correct it and submit again within 24 hours.)
  • Participants must use EQ8, EQ7, or EQStitch to design their own, original quilt.
  • Entry must be submitted by 11:59pm ET on August 31, 2021.

Prize

One lucky winner will receive a bundle of the Prairie Meadow fabrics!! The winner will be chosen by Brett Lewis. Good luck to all participants, we can’t wait to see your entries!

Note: Entries are welcomed from all. Prize will only be shipped to U.S. and Canada.

How to submit an image of your quilt design from EQ8:

  1. On the Quilt Worktable, click the PRINT & EXPORT tab.
  2. Click Export in the ribbon.
  3. In the palette on the left, click Image.
  4. Type a name for your image, choose PNG or JPG as the file type and click the Save button. (Make sure you know where you’re saving the image on your computer. We recommend saving to your My EQ8 > Images folder.)
  5. We recommend setting the Resolution setting to 150. Quilt and patch lines are optional.
  6. In the comment form below, tell us a little bit about your design. Then click Browse to include the image of your quilt.
  7. Select your quilt, then click Submit Comment.

EQ Pearls of Wisdom – Kari Schell

Posted 07-27-2021 by | Posted in: EQ Pearls of Wisdom  

The Electric Quilt Company is 30! The Electric Quilt Company’s Story – How It All Began We’re celebrating 30 years! Since the pearl is the traditional symbol for 30 years, we’re sharing EQ Pearls of Wisdom from our friends! See all Pearls of Wisdom posts. We hope you enjoy the tips and tricks you learn along the way and discover some new quilters or catch up with your favorites! Also, we’d love to hear about YOUR journey with EQ so feel free to tell us your story in the comments on any post! A big THANK YOU to all our customers for your support over the years. We’re looking forward to many more!  This week’s featured friend: Kari Schell! Tell us a bit about yourself Kari! I am an Electric Quilt junkie who loves not only designing in Electric Quilt, but teaching others about this amazing program. I have a newsletter and

EQ Pearls of Wisdom – Cheryl Brickey

Posted 07-20-2021 by | Posted in: EQ Pearls of Wisdom  

The Electric Quilt Company is 30! The Electric Quilt Company’s Story – How It All Began We’re celebrating 30 years! Since the pearl is the traditional symbol for 30 years, we’re sharing EQ Pearls of Wisdom from our friends! See all Pearls of Wisdom posts. We hope you enjoy the tips and tricks you learn along the way and discover some new quilters or catch up with your favorites! Also, we’d love to hear about YOUR journey with EQ so feel free to tell us your story in the comments on any post! A big THANK YOU to all our customers for your support over the years. We’re looking forward to many more!  This week’s featured friend: Cheryl Brickey! Tell us a bit about yourself Cheryl! Hi, I’m Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs.  I am a chemical engineer and live in South Carolina with my husband, two kids, and three crazy

EQ Pearls of Wisdom – Jan Allston

Posted 07-13-2021 by | Posted in: EQ Pearls of Wisdom  

The Electric Quilt Company is 30! The Electric Quilt Company’s Story – How It All Began We’re celebrating 30 years! Since the pearl is the traditional symbol for 30 years, we’re sharing EQ Pearls of Wisdom from our friends! See all Pearls of Wisdom posts. We hope you enjoy the tips and tricks you learn along the way and discover some new quilters or catch up with your favorites! Also, we’d love to hear about YOUR journey with EQ so feel free to tell us your story in the comments on any post! A big THANK YOU to all our customers for your support over the years. We’re looking forward to many more!  This week’s featured friend: Jan Allston! Tell us a bit about yourself Jan! I started quilting in 2008, having sewn all my life and found EQ5 on sale at a quilt show in the UK.  The Man from Rio –

EQ Pearls of Wisdom – Sarah Maxwell

Posted 07-06-2021 by | Posted in: EQ Pearls of Wisdom  

The Electric Quilt Company is 30! The Electric Quilt Company’s Story – How It All Began We’re celebrating 30 years! Since the pearl is the traditional symbol for 30 years, we’re sharing EQ Pearls of Wisdom from our friends! See all Pearls of Wisdom posts. We hope you enjoy the tips and tricks you learn along the way and discover some new quilters or catch up with your favorites! Also, we’d love to hear about YOUR journey with EQ so feel free to tell us your story in the comments on any post! A big THANK YOU to all our customers for your support over the years. We’re looking forward to many more!  This week’s featured friend: Sarah Maxwell! Tell us a bit about yourself Sarah! I’m a Marcus Fabrics designer, quilt teacher, author, and pattern designer. Finding ways to create a quilt design that looks complex but is achievable and easy

EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway – Choose to Be

Posted 07-01-2021 by | Posted in: Contests  

July’s Fabric of the Month is Choose to Be by Sarah Maxwell for Marcus Fabrics! Full of bright colors and floral motifs, this collection will instantly put a smile on your face! A bundle of select Choose to Be fabrics will be given away to four lucky winners! Submit your EQ design featuring Choose to Be below… all instructions and contest details are in this post. Good luck! To enter Design your own, original quilt in EQ using the Choose to Be fabrics then submit an image of it by 11:59pm ET on July 31, 2021. (Instructions for how to submit an image are at the bottom of this post.) Download the free Choose to Be fabrics for EQ here. Note: The Choose to Be collection contains a 62″ x 43½” panel (not included in the download). It is NOT required that you use the panel in your design, but if you’d like to, you can save the panel image below to your computer (right-click on the image and choose Save Image As – remember where you

EQ Pearls of Wisdom – Kerry Goulder

Posted 06-29-2021 by | Posted in: EQ Pearls of Wisdom  

The Electric Quilt Company is 30! The Electric Quilt Company’s Story – How It All Began We’re celebrating 30 years! Since the pearl is the traditional symbol for 30 years, we’re sharing EQ Pearls of Wisdom from our friends! See all Pearls of Wisdom posts. We hope you enjoy the tips and tricks you learn along the way and discover some new quilters or catch up with your favorites! Also, we’d love to hear about YOUR journey with EQ so feel free to tell us your story in the comments on any post! A big THANK YOU to all our customers for your support over the years. We’re looking forward to many more!  This week’s featured friend: Kerry Goulder! Tell us a bit about yourself Kerry! Hi everyone – My name is Kerry, but some people call me “Kid” (short for “Kid Giddy”). I’ve been sewing since I was little, but I