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New to EQ! Sarah Sharp of

Posted 11-14-2013 by | Posted in: EQ Designers New to EQ

We are starting a new series called, New to EQ. Quilters who have never used EQ before will be blogging about their first experiences. The posts are not edited by The Electric Quilt in any way and we don’t know what they are going to post until it’s already been posted. We HAVE told them to contact if they have any issues…but we tell all of our users that. We are hoping that people see that you shouldn’t be intimidated by EQ7! The first blogger who we are featuring is Sarah Sharp of She is a brand new EQ user. You can read about her first few clicks in EQ7. Her is a bit of what she has to say, “I think my heart skipped a beat the first time I whipped up a layout for my ‘shott{ing} stars design.  Not only is it super easy, but it also

Anne’s Creative Threads’ Beautiful EQ7 Quilt

Posted 09-25-2013 by | Posted in: EQ Designers Related Blogs

Anne Maundrell, of Anne’s Creative Threads recently blogged about the process of her Tumbling Birds quilt, which  was designed in EQ7.     You can read about her process, and the finished quilt. Such fantastic work! I’m glad EQ had a roll in the process

Quiltmaker is full of EQ users!

Posted 09-23-2013 by | Posted in: EQ Company News EQ Designers EQ News and Press

We were happy to see that Jo Moury‘s EQ7 quilt was on the cover of the September/October issue of Quiltmaker. Then we found out that Denise Russart’s EQ7 quilt was also featured. We started to wonder…How many of the quilts in this issue of Quiltmaker we designed in EQ? So we started doing some research. And, we found out that the vast majority of them ARE EQ7 quilts! When we asked the designers about EQ here is a little bit of what they had to say… Konda Luckau says, “I do all my designing in EQ. I love it!” You can check out her blog and her entry about Knit & Purl. Carolyn Beam is the Creative Editor for Quiltmaker. She says, “We do work with several different EQ users in quilts we publish in Quiltmaker…I also use EQ when I design my quilts and I did use it in

Blog Hop with Bea Lee!

Posted 04-26-2013 by | Posted in: Contests Downloads EQ Designers EQ Software Tips Heidi Finds Related Blogs

Bea Lee is hosting a Blog Hop! I drew some blocks to be included in the hop. Download here. The theme is Appliqued Animals and she also has three sub-themes which are, Summer Animals, Critters and Bugs, and Summer garden “stuff”. Lots of other EQ users are also participating in the hop. Seamstobesew Freemotionbytheriver Sewincrediblycrazy Kissedquilts Funthreads Patchworkbreeze Janesquilting SewCalGal Beaquilter Be sure to check out their blogs and collect the free blocks! You could also win some EQ software! (See the above  blogs for details.)   Another aspect of the blog hop is trying to learn tips and techniques from other users. So, here is how I drew my blocks. First the shiba inu (Aevi) block…I searched the internet for a picture of a shiba inu. I decided on this one.   Open EQ7. Click Block > New Block > PatchDraw Motif.   Click the Tracing Image tab at

This and That Quilt Free PDF Instructions from

Posted 09-06-2012 by | Posted in: EQ Designers Look What I Did More for EQers

Last week we told you about DoYouEQ Artist, Karen Combs’ quilt in The Quilter Magazine. The quilts titled This and That was designed in EQ7. But is offering the complete PDF instructions free on their website! We love that! Go get it.

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