We’re going to have some fun with Christa Watson‘s new fabric collection, Abstract Garden! You’ve got the whole month of February to play around with these fabrics in EQ, find a design you like, and submit an image of your quilt. Two lucky winners will each receive a fat-quarter bundle of the fabric from Benartex! Contest details below. EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway Design a quilt in EQ using Christa’s new fabrics and you might win fabric! Here are the details: To enter Design a quilt in EQ using the Abstract Garden fabrics and submit an image of it by February 28, 2019. (Instructions for how to submit an image are at the bottom of this post.) Download the free Abstract Garden fabrics for EQ here Rules Your EQ quilt must use fabrics from Christa’s Abstract Garden collection. (Up to 2 other solid colors may be used if desired.) One entry per person.
This contest closes November 30, 2018 at 11:59pm ET. Entries submitted after the closing time will not be eligible. Winner’s announced here! Have you heard about EQ Artist, Amy Friend’s new fabric line, By Hand?! Here’s a peek: EQ Design Challenge & Giveaway How fun is this?! Design a quilt using Amy’s new fabrics, then WIN THE FABRIC TO MAKE IT! Here are the details: To enter Design a quilt in EQ using the By Hand fabrics and submit an image of it by Nov. 30, 2018. (Instructions for how to submit an image are at the end of this post.) Download the free By Hand fabrics for EQ here. Rules Your EQ quilt must use fabrics from Amy’s By Hand collection. (Up to 2 other solid colors may be used if desired.) Your quilt design may not exceed 90” on any side. One entry per person. (If a second entry is
This contest is now closed. Winners We loved seeing what you came up with using the Ki-Coo Gardens fabric! We are always so amazed to see how talented EQ users are! We had 52 entries and 2 winners were chosen randomly. The two winners are….. Holly Wilson and Debbie Langendorf! Congratulations to both of you! Watch for an email from us today. Marcus Brothers will be shipping your Ki-Coo Gardens fabric bundles soon! Thanks so much to everyone who participated! If you like these challenges, check out our November Design Challenge featuring Amy Friend’s By Hand collection from Benartex! We’ve got another EQ design challenge for you! This challenge features the Ki-Coo Gardens collection by Laura Berringer for Marcus Brothers! Here’s what the fabrics look like: EQ Design Challenge featuring Ki-Coo Gardens Put your creative hat on and design a quilt in EQ software using these new fabrics! We will
CHALLENGE CLOSED! WOW! We are SO impressed with all the entries… EQ users are SO talented. Thank you to all the participants! Freebies from Christa Free pattern Christa’s “Beaded Lanterns” pattern (colored with Fandangle fabrics) is FREE for you! Click here to download the PDF. Free EQ8 project Since Christa designed “Beaded Lanterns” in EQ8, she’s also giving you the EQ8 project download so you can open it and play! Click here to download the EQ8 project. Find Fandangle Christa also included a list of shops that are carrying Fandangle just in case any of you want to find it! The list is on Christa’s blog here. On to the Winners! I think this was our toughest challenge to pick winners! Somehow, we narrowed down our favorites and here they are….. Overall Winner: Betsy EQ Honorable Mention: Janet B. Christa’s Honorable Mention: Mel B. The three winners will receive the
Christa Watson of ChristaQuilts.com is releasing a new book! Piece and Quilt with Precuts has some gorgeous quilts! Lots of fun and easy machine methods in quilts made with precuts. It includes 11 pieced patterns and 18 machine quilting designs, all aimed towards helping you have start-to-finish success! Read more about her Piece and Quilt with Precuts on Christa’s blog! Christa also has a Blog Hop going on! She’s linking to other creative bloggers and their versions of her quilts. It’s so fun to see all the different possibilities! She is also giving away PRIZES! Be sure to check it out! (and keep reading for more info on our giveaway!) Christa has two other books: Machine Quilting with Style and The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting which she co-wrote with Angela Walters. Christa used EQ7 to design the quilts in all of her books! Here are some examples from Piece
Winner: Kim Wheeler! This contest is now closed. Thanks for participating! Did you see this book in the newest issue of Love of Quilting magazine? It definitely caught my eye! Scrap Quilt Secrets by Diane Knott is a must have. Read about Diane’s expertise with color and scraps and how she uses EQ. EQ: Hi Diane! I noticed your book, Scrap Quilt Secrets, in the newest issue of Love of Quilting. Tell us a bit about it! Diane: Thanks Christine, I’ve been giving quilt presentations and teaching workshops for a few years and I noticed that I kept getting the same questions over and over again. Basically, it seemed like most people wanted to know more about the process or steps I take to create my own bright scrappy quilts designs with hundreds of fabrics in them, from traditional two or three color vintage quilt designs. So I came up
This contest is now closed. Fabric winner: Sandra Bowman! Find out who won the EQ7 on FreeSpirit’s Blog! Thanks for participating! Stay tuned for our next contest featuring Aurifil! View full contest schedule here. Welcome to the fifth of ELEVEN giveaways we’re hosting on our blog this year. Each contest will open on the 10th of every month and feature one of our 25th Anniversary sponsors. May Featured Sponsor: FreeSpirit Fabrics! They’ve provided FIVE bundles of their True Colors collections featuring Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Tula Pink, Heather Bailey and Joel Dewberry! To enter, answer this question by commenting below: How would you prefer to learn Electric Quilt software? A. Online class with full video lessons (no printable lessons) OR B. Online class with printable step-by-step lessons (no videos) ***You must choose either A or B. Please do not say both.*** Wait, there’s more! Win an EQ7 on FreeSpirit’s