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Do You EQ Too? – Jutta Hufnagel

Posted 01-06-2023 by | Posted in: Do You EQ Too

Welcome to our blog series, Do You EQ Too? Each month, we will spotlight a different EQ user and their quilts! If you haven’t already, you can read our introduction post here. This month we are spotlighting Jutta Hufnagel! Jutta is a quilter and co-owner of Quilt Around the World, a one-stop location for EQ8 for German speaking quilters. She started with EQ4 to assist in designing her own quilts, and by EQ7 Jutta began to help others learn the software by providing a German translation of the user manual. “I used printouts from EQ for the classes I taught at that time,” says Jutta, “and for a short period in the early 2000s, I even occasionally made a sort of mini quilting magazine for the quilting group I belonged to. Quite a few quilters told me that they found Electric Quilt very tempting, but that they feared their English was not good enough to master

Electric Quilt and Quilts of Valor – Gina G.

Posted 01-04-2023 by | Posted in: Electric Quilt & Quilts of Valor®

Two months ago we announced that we’ve teamed up with the Quilts of Valor Foundation® (QOVF) for a special 8-month collaboration! We’re requesting both an image of your EQ-software-QOV design and a photo of the accompanying finished Quilt of Valor®. Scroll down below to read more details about this fabulous event! Gina Gempesaw Reaching out to Gina, of Gem Hill Quilts, she was very excited to read about the venture between EQ and QOV! Like many of you, Gina’s “QOV quilts are inspired by family and friends who have served.” She is particularly inspired by her niece’s husband who serves in the military. Gina’s “Free As a Bird” quilt was originally seen in the March/April 2022 issue of Love of Quilting magazine. Gina used a variation of the 54-40 or Fight block. Knowing that the phrase “54-40 or fight” was used as a slogan in 1844 to rally support by then Presidential-candidate James Polk, it gives Gina

Electric Quilt and Quilts of Valor – Sharon W.

Posted 12-04-2022 by | Posted in: Electric Quilt & Quilts of Valor®

Last month we announced the exciting news that we’ve teamed up with the Quilts of Valor Foundation® (QOVF) for a special 8-month collaboration! We’re requesting both an image of your EQ-software-QOV design and a photo of the accompanying finished Quilt of Valor®. Scroll down below to read more details about this amazing event! Sharon Wasteney Soon after reaching out to Sharon Wasteney, of Something Stitched, she replied with a resounding “Count me in” to be part of this wonderful event! Following are 3 of Sharon’s Quilts of Valor. Sharon’s “Remembered” quilt was published in the July/August issue of Love of Quilting magazine. The 10 stars across the top of the quilt represent and commemorate the ten members of Sharon’s family who have served our country, both past and present. The block was identified as the Alamo block, designed by a Texas woman in the 1800s. Sharon used EQ8 to reproduce the block and then arrange

Do You EQ Too? – Caroline Hadley

Posted 12-02-2022 by | Posted in: Do You EQ Too

Welcome to our blog series, Do You EQ Too? Each month, we will spotlight a different EQ user and their quilts! If you haven’t already, you can read our introduction post here. This month we are spotlighting Caroline Hadley! We came across Caroline on Instagram, where she shares her weekly “Sunday sketches” series. Each week she shares a new quilt design, as well as the variations she discovered along the way, to her blog and discusses the design process. Every quilt is beautifully dynamic and modern, and we look forward to seeing what ideas she comes up with each week! Read more about Caroline’s design journey below: “I’ve been using Electric Quilt 8 since 2018,” says Caroline. “I used to design on a dot pad or graph paper, but playing with block rotation or placement was very time-consuming – I’d have to redraw the whole design each time I wanted to make a minor

Electric Quilt and Quilts of Valor team up!

Posted 11-04-2022 by | Posted in: Electric Quilt & Quilts of Valor®

Today we are announcing the start of an 8-month collaboration with the Quilts of Valor Foundation® (QOVF), and we couldn’t be more excited! If you’ve designed a Quilt of Valor® in Electric Quilt software, we’d love to see pictures of that design and the sewn quilt! From now until July 4, 2023, we’re asking for pictures of your finished Quilt of Valor® (QOV) and an image of the accompanying design you made in EQ software to help us highlight this great organization! We want to know why you made the quilt, including if it was for a specific veteran.* If the picture of the finished QOV features the deserving veteran, that’s even better because we also want to show our appreciation to all those who have served our country! Your submission will automatically enter you to win some fabulous prizes (see Prizes below)! Quilts of Valor® If you’re not familiar with QOV, you’ve got plenty

Do You EQ Too? – Ann Doty

Posted 11-02-2022 by | Posted in: Do You EQ Too

Welcome to our blog series, Do You EQ Too? Each month, we will spotlight a different EQ user and their quilts! If you haven’t already, you can read our introduction post here. This month we are spotlighting Ann Doty! Ann shared one of her photo quilts with us, and we were so blown away we knew we had to see more! She has designed countless quilts featuring photos of family, nature, road trip adventures, and more! To incorporate her photos into her quilts, she used EQ Inkjet Fabric Sheets to print the photos onto fabric. “Until I found EQ I designed these on graph paper, says Ann. “Didn’t even realize my wonderful photo paper came from you! Now I am loving this method! I have made many photo quilts starting with this Blueberry Quilt (fabric and appliqué) with photos of who eats them (including our granddaughter).” By incorporating photos into her quilts, Ann is able

Do You EQ Too? – Heleen Pinkster

Posted 10-01-2022 by | Posted in: Do You EQ Too

Welcome to our blog series, Do You EQ Too? Each month, we will spotlight a different EQ user and their quilts! If you haven’t already, you can read our introduction post here. This month we are spotlighting Heleen Pinkster! Heleen is a long-time EQ user who currently lives in the Netherlands, and actually translated the EQ8 Lessons for the Beginners book into Dutch! “I always introduce myself with the following words,” says Heleen. “I’m a daughter of an architectural draftsman and a needlework teacher. I studied for and worked as a primary school teacher. This all together makes me: Heleen. I have very good spatial awareness, I can ‘see’ my quilts before they are sewn. I still use my mom’s old iron, because it has no holes in the bottom. This is important for how I sew my patterns. I developed my own detailed way of sewing foundation piecing patterns. For templates I

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