The new September/October issue of Quiltmaker has lots of great embroidery and appliqué projects to get you started on your fall projects. The Creative Spark article over on Quiltmaker’s website has a lesson for EQStitch! See how easy it is to set fill and edge stitches using the new EQStitch Embroidery Plug-in for EQ7!
Be sure to check out the most recent issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited. I have a series of articles in the magazine that talk about taking a traditional block and making modern quilts with it. In this specific article I used the Lady of the Lake block. Here is a little preview: There is also always a free lesson that accompanies the articles offered as a Web Extra on the Modern Quilts Unlimited website.
SewCalGal hosted a very popular Free Motion Quilt Challenge in 2012 and she’s doing it again in 2013! If you’re interested in developing or improving your free motion quilting skills, check out this wonderful series of challenges. Challenge #5 is All About Borders and has a special challenge opportunity for EQ users! Click here for more info on the special EQ challenge and check out the inspiring work. Participants have until October 31 to complete the challenges.
Have you seen the new issue of Quiltmaker yet? The beautiful Sparkling Bubbles quilt on the cover was designed by Eileen Fowler and you can find some great New York Beauty variations designed in EQ7 on page 28. Check out the Creative Spark article where you can download an EQ7 project for the Sparkling Bubbles quilt and find a fun tutorial on how to draw the variation blocks in EQ!