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 (ChristineKohler@electricquilt.com) 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
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
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 (ChristineKohler@electricquilt.com) 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!
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!
Three weeks left! Visit the Free Fabrics of the Month page and download the new Fresh Cut by Basic Grey collection. You can find instructions on that page about how to link the Fabric Library to your EQ7. Design a block in EQ7 and color it with the Fresh Cut fabrics (2 solid colors may be added). There will be a link up to submit your block on Friday, January 30th. THREE winners will be chosen by Basic Grey judges, Rachel Brenchley and Allison Black! For prizes and rules, view the original challenge post here. Tell your friends! Save this image (below) and upload it to your blog and social media sites to spread the word! Good luck! Challenge ends Monday, February 2nd at 9am EST.
See who won! We’re partnering with Moda Fabrics to bring you a fun challenge featuring “Fresh Cut” by Basic Grey! This block design challenge is open to all EQ7 users. How to Get Started Visit the Free Fabrics of the Month page and download the new Fresh Cut by Basic Grey collection. You can find instructions on that page about how to link the Fabric Library to your EQ7. Challenge Rules You must design your block using Electric Quilt 7 (EQ7) design software. The block design must be colored with Fresh Cut fabrics (you may add TWO solid colors/fabrics to the design). The block design can be pieced, appliqué, or both! Block must be at least 6” x 6”. Block designs do not need to be square. The block design can be an original drawing, or a block from the Block Library that you’ve colored your own way using the
We are happy to announce the winners of the Quilted in Honor Design challenge! To see all the beautiful entries, click here. Pieced: Susan R. Polan Judges’ comments: I love the intricacies of the pieced checkerboards in the borders and how they tie the various elements of the quilt together. I’d love to see this quilt made up! Combination (pieced and appliqué): Jo Moury Judges’ comments: Fantastic quilt and I especially enjoyed reading your plans for appliquéing and quilting it. The words in the border will be wonderful. I’ll look forward to seeing the “real” quilt in a show some day! It is sure to be a winner. The appliqué eagle is a wonderful tribute. Because there were no entries for the Appliqué category, we asked the judges to choose their favorite quilt from the remaining entries. Judges’ Choice: Darlene Gerber Judges’ comments: Thank you for honoring the men and