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Spring Cleaning Scrap Challenge – Winners Announced!

Posted 06-01-2015 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Quilt Contest

First, we’d like to thank all the participants in our Spring Cleaning Scrap Challenge! We were overwhelmed with all the talent! For this reason, we decided to give away not one, not two, but THREE prizes! Click here to see all the entries and challenge details. Winning Mini Scrap Quilts: Jerriann Massey Design: Scrappy Louisa Robertson Design: Scrappier Karyn Ashley-Smith Design: Scrappiest Honorable Mentions: Gail Taylor Design: Scrappiest Nancy Rowland Design: Scrappiest Jill Kofton Design: Scrappier Anne Maundrell Design: Scrappy Thanks again to all the participants! Stayed tuned to the blog and sign up for our newsletters to find out about future challenges. Winners: Please look for an email from me so we can get your prizes to you!

Quilted in Honor Challenge – Follow Up!

Posted 05-07-2015 by | Posted in: Contests From Our Users

Last fall we ran a 3-month challenge featuring Island Batik’s “Quilted in Honor” fabric line. Participants were required to design a quilt using those fabrics. One of the three winners was Jo Moury for her combination (pieced and appliqué) design. Recently, Jo sent us a photo of her finished quilt – check out how well she followed her EQ7 design! Great job Jo . Want more? See the other 2 winning designs by Susan Polan and Darlene Gerber & all entries. Free projects? Get Jo’s EQ7 project file as well as 32 other Quilted in Honor quilts! Free fabrics? Download all the Quilted in Honor fabrics for your EQ7!

Spring Cleaning Scrap Challenge!

Posted 05-01-2015 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Quilt Contest

[Challenge Closed] CLICK HERE to see the winners! It’s spring, and you know what that means… cleaning! We’ve come up with a fun and easy way to help you use up those old scrap fabrics laying around: a sewing challenge using ONLY your scrap fabrics! You have 1 month! It’s very simple; here are the steps:  Choose a design from the EQ quilts below.  Download and open it in your EQ7.  Color it to match your scrap fabric stash.  Sew your quilt to match the layout.  Submit a photo of the sewn quilt.  Leave a comment to state which quilt design you chose. Rules: You must follow the design exactly. (Do not make changes or add borders to the design.) You must use ONLY scrap fabrics. (We know we can’t prove this, but we trust that we can rely on our users to comply. ) Finished quilt photos must be

2-Week Block Design Challenge for Everyone!

Posted 03-13-2015 by | Posted in: Contests Downloads EQ Block Contest Favorite Posts

Congratulations to our winners: Linda Remley – (EQ7 Entry) Piotr Kowalczyk (Non-EQ7 Entry) A big thank you to Michael Miller Fabrics and all who participated in this challenge! Wow, did we have a hard time choosing just 2 winners – there were SO many amazing designs! We love seeing your talent! Scroll down to view all the creative entries. Sign up for EQ newsletters to find out about the next design challenge! Winners: Please look for an email from me ( so we can get your EQ products and Michael Miller fabric to you! Thanks again for participating Challenge ended 3/11 at 9am EDT. Don’t have EQ7? Win one! This block design challenge is open to everyone! All you have to do is design a block using fabrics from Michael Miller’s Fiesta collection and submit it by Wednesday, March 11th! Challenge Rules Design a block using whatever method you’d like

We love our EQ retailers!

Posted 02-13-2015 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Retailers Favorite Posts

The Electric Quilt Company is so grateful for its retailers. We love that customers can pick up their favorite EQ products, or take EQ classes at their local quilt shop. We reached out to stores all over the world to find out what they love about selling EQ products and promised to feature our favorite responses! After getting so many great replies, we decided to blog about several EQ Retailers: Little Quilts – Marietta, GA “We have been in business for 16 years and have been selling and teaching about Electric Quilt for all those years. We carry a lot of Electric Quilt products. Love your Printable fabric sheets and they are the only ones that we recommend to our customers. We do our own block of the month programs and use EQ7 and Blockbase for choosing and writing these patterns. We have done a block of the month program

EQ7 Block Challenge Featuring Moda Fabrics – WINNERS!

Posted 02-04-2015 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Block Contest

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! We are so proud of what our EQ7 users can do! Wow, what incredible submissions we got! Our users are SO talented! To see all the block submissions, click here. A big thank you to judges, Rachel and Allison of BasicGrey and Moda Fabrics! And thanks to everyone who participated! We love to see what EQ users can come up with. Stay tuned to our blog for more, upcoming challenges. 1st Place: Kerry @ PennyDog 2nd Place: LaVonne Dunetts 3rd Place: Claire Kerr Prizes Winners: Please look for an email from me ( so we can get your EQ products and BasicGrey fabric to you! Thank you again to everyone who participated, every block was beautiful! Subscribe to our newsletters to hear about the next challenge!

EQ7 Block Challenge featuring Moda Fabrics – LINK UP!

Posted 01-30-2015 by | Posted in: Contests EQ Block Contest

Submit your Moda “Fresh Cut” EQ7 Block! Submission Guidelines: Scroll down to the comment form at the end of this post. Fill in your info and select an image for your comment (this will be the photo of your block). For a recap of the rules, prizes and steps to submit your block, click here: EQ7 Block Challenge Featuring Moda Fabrics The link up will close Monday, February 2nd at 9am! Winners announced Wednesday, February 4th – check back then! See who won!

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