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Olivia

I started working at Electric Quilt in 2020 for a co-op and am so excited to now be a full-time staff member! I love sharing our monthly Design Challenges with you all, as well as our 30th Anniversary Pearls of Wisdom! It’s very inspiring to see all the wonderful quilts our users create!

Recent Posts by Olivia

Freedom Road – Winner Announced!

Posted 06-01-2022 by | Posted in: Congratulations  

Thank you to everyone who participated in May’s design challenge! You all incorporated the Freedom Road fabrics in your designs so well!

Winner

One winner was selected randomly. Congratulations to….

Winner: Gail Kling

“Freedom [Road] is a lovely collection of fabrics. This is a fitting collection for this month of May when we celebrate Memorial Day.” - Gail Kling

Thanks again to all who participated in this challenge. If you’re looking for another chance to win fabric, check out June’s design challenge!

EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway – Wild

Posted 06-01-2022 by | Posted in: Contests  

Summer is almost here, and boy do we have some beautiful fabric for you to celebrate with! June’s Fabric of the Month is Wild by Brett Lewis of Natural Born Quilter for Northcott! In his third collection for Northcott, Brett continues to showcase his love for nature’s flora and fauna, highlighting an untamed forest in vibrant colors evocative of the Northern Lights. A bundle of these fabrics will be given away to two lucky winners! Submit your EQ design featuring Wild below…all instructions and contest details are in this post. Good luck! To enter In order to enter for the giveaway you must submit a quilt using the current Fabric of the Month AND comment on at least one other person’s quilt you like by the end of the month. If you’re the first person to submit a quilt, make sure to come back and comment on someone else’s quilt before the contest ends. Instructions for how to submit an image are at the bottom of this

Do You EQ Too?

Posted 06-01-2022 by | Posted in: Do You EQ Too  

We, here at the Electric Quilt Company, are nothing without our AMAZING community of users! If we’ve learned anything these past 30 years, it’s that our customers are some of the most creative and talented quilters around! Each month, we want to take the time to spotlight an amazing EQ user we’ve noticed. Share your EQ story in the comments below for a chance to be considered! Tell us your story! Maybe you used EQ8 to lay out a Block of the Month for your quilt group! Or maybe you used it to design a special quilt for a graduate in your life, new mother, or memory quilt. Whatever your story is, we’d love to hear it! We will select a different quilter each month that we’ve seen either here on the blog or on social media. How can I participate? To be considered, write a brief comment below and attach an

Tranquility – Winners Announced!

Posted 05-06-2022 by | Posted in: Congratulations  

Thank you to everyone who submitted to April’s design challenge! As always, we love seeing all the gorgeous quilts EQ users create! Be sure to see all the entries we received here! Winners Two winners were selected by Deb Tucker of Studio 180 Design!. Congratulations to…. Winner 1: Jill Peek “This is a Morning Star patch and I designed this with all the cooler tones in this fabric line. I’m very excited to make this quilt!” - Jill Peak  Winner 2: Lee Peterson “I am fond of compass quilts and this collection of fabrics works well with that design.” - Lee Peterson Thanks again to all who participated in this challenge. If you’re looking for another chance to win fabric, check out May’s design challenge!

EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway – Freedom Road

Posted 05-01-2022 by | Posted in: Contests  

This contest is now closed. Winner announced here. May’s Fabric of the Month is Freedom Road by Kansas Troubles Quilters for Moda! Featuring muted tones of red and blue plus beautiful vintage motifs, this collection is perfect for your next patriotic project! A bundle of these fabrics will be given away to one lucky winner! Submit your EQ design featuring Freedom Road below…all instructions and contest details are in this post. Good luck! To enter In order to enter for the giveaway you must submit a quilt using the current Fabric of the Month AND comment on at least one other person’s quilt you like by the end of the month. If you’re the first person to submit a quilt, make sure to come back and comment on someone else’s quilt before the contest ends. Instructions for how to submit an image are at the bottom of this post. Download this month’s Fabric of the Month: Freedom Road by Kansas Troubles Quilters for Moda.

Hand Picked: First Light – Winners Announced!

Posted 04-01-2022 by | Posted in: Congratulations  

March’s design challenge was full of so many amazing quilts, and we loved seeing all your comments to each other! Go see all the entries we received here! Thanks to all who participated! Maywood Studio designer Nicholas Lapp was also so impressed with your designs! “I want to encourage everyone here to keep quilting and designing, it’s a great creative outlet and in an age of high tech, I think things we make are still the most meaningful gifts.  Bravo all you artists!  Thanks for taking the time to work with my fabrics.”  – Nicholas Lapp Winners Two winners were selected, one by Nicholas Lapp and the other was chosen randomly. Congratulations to…. Winner 1 (Maywood’s Pick): Maureen Franz “Maureen Franz’ stunning appliqué on the dark violet which was just jewel-like. I could see it in a Gilded Age episode!  I can’t imagine how much work this much custom appliqué would take me!

EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway – Tranquility

Posted 04-01-2022 by | Posted in: Contests  

This contest is closed. Winners announced here! Do you love batiks?! April’s Fabric of the Month is Tranquility by Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design for Island Batik! Full of beautiful batiks and warm natural tones, this collection is sure to spark your creativity! A bundle of these fabrics will be given away to two lucky winners! Submit your EQ design featuring Tranquility below…all instructions and contest details are in this post. Good luck! NEW! To Enter: Let’s build each other up! In order to enter for the giveaway you must submit a quilt using the current Fabric of the Month AND comment on at least one other person’s quilt you like by the end of the month. If you’re the first person to submit a quilt, make sure to come back and comment on someone else’s quilt before the contest ends. To enter NEW! To Enter: Let’s build each other up! In order to enter for the giveaway you must submit a quilt