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Marcus Brothers Design Challenge

Posted 10-01-2018 by | Posted in: Contests

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 choose 2 winners at random and they will win a Ki-Coo Gardens fabric bundle from Marcus Brothers! To Enter Submit a picture of your EQ quilt design below using the Ki-Coo Gardens fabrics by October 31, 2018. Download the free Ki-Coo Gardens fabrics for EQ here. Rules Your EQ quilt design must use fabrics from the Ki-Coo Gardens collection. (Up to 2 other solid colors may be used if desired.) 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

Quilt Design Challenge with Christa Watson

Posted 08-01-2018 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Artists EQ Quilt Contest EQ8

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

See Christa Watson’s new book….and enter to win EQ7!

Posted 08-23-2017 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Designers From Our Users Related Blogs

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

Q&A and Book Giveaway!

Posted 06-01-2016 by | Posted in: Contests Q&A

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

May – Win FreeSpirit Fabrics!

Posted 05-10-2016 by | Posted in: Contests EQ25

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

Mother’s Day Match Up!

Posted 05-08-2016 by | Posted in: Contests

This contest is now closed. Winner: Kristy! Thanks for playing No one answered 100% correctly, so we had to choose between the people who had the most correct answers. The correct answers are: 1-E, 2-F, 3-D, 4-G, 5-A, 6-C, 7-BHere are all the photos matched up: In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought it would be fun to dig up some old photos of EQ employees and their mothers for a little game.  Below, you’ll see photos of some EQ staff and photos of their moms. Can you match them up?? Leave a comment stating your guess (i.e. 1-A, 2-B, 3-C etc.). Contest ends Friday, May 13th at 9am. We’ll choose 1 random winner out of all correct answers. Have fun! And Happy Mother’s Day! EQ Employees Moms

Q&A and BOOK GIVEAWAY!

Posted 04-27-2016 by | Posted in: Contests Q&A

Congratulations to our winner: June! This contest has closed. Thanks for participating. Upcoming contest info here. Don’t you love great quilting books? You can’t ever have enough! And the quilts inside are always so unique and creative. Jackie Kunkel used EQ7 to create the quilts in her book, Splash of Color. Enter to win a copy at the bottom of the post! EQ: Hi Jackie! We just loved your article in the newest issue of American Patchwork & Quilting about color. Tell us a little bit about your thoughts on color and how you go about selecting a color palette. Jackie: One thing I know is that I LOVE color! The more saturated the color, the better for me! However, that is not to say that only saturated color serves a purpose for me, all color does. When I am selecting a color palette, I tend to gravitate towards the

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