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Do you know everything EQ offers?

Posted 07-10-2014 by | Posted in: EQ Software Tips Heidi Finds Just Because More for EQers

Did you know? We offer all this…for free! Over 120 project downloads for EQ7, EQ6 or Quilt Design Wizard. Tons of digital fabric Block patterns (EQ software not required) Free project downloads from users (and elsewhere) Our Sew Alongs are very popular and even when they are over, you are welcome to still do them. Lessons including videos EQ user’s quilts along side the real fabric versions in the Quilt Gallery Club EQ You can search for an EQ class close to you. We have a mailing list where you can sign up to keep up to date on specific topics. We are also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube Our tech support is happy to help. You can contact them online or call at 419-352-1134. A real person answers the phone! (Usually Matt or Penny but sometimes Sara or Jenny.) We are here 9-5 EST time Monday through Friday. We 

Happy 4th of July!

Posted 07-04-2014 by | Posted in: EQ Company News Just Because More for EQers

The Electric Quilt Company is closed today. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday! We do have a sale going on….and also, here is a free EQ7 Log Cabin Flag download! Enjoy!

EQ7 Insight from Reeze Hanson

Posted 06-27-2014 by | Posted in: EQ Company News EQ News and Press Favorite Posts Just Because

Have you ever compared the EQ7 libraries to a quilt shop? Or your Sketchbook to your sewing room? Reeze Hanson, EQ7 teacher, inspires you to dust off your EQ7 (or go out and buy one!!) and get designing. Reeze has mastered EQ7 and knows you can too! “I can’t draw a stick person, but I can draw in EQ7!” Check out episode #50 of the Canadian Quilt Talk Podcast with Brandy Lynn, featuring Reeze Hanson as this week’s special guest. Learn about her EQ7 journey, and how to jump back into EQ7! Plus! Check out next Thursday’s anniversary episode for an interview with Electric Quilt!

Are you a Jane, Tom or Beth? Check out our new video and find out!

Posted 06-23-2014 by | Posted in: Just Because

Kimberly Einmo’s New Book & Giveaway!

Posted 06-04-2014 by | Posted in: Just Because

Kimberly Einmo has published a new book! Modern Quilts and More  includes moderns quilts with traditional construction methods. Over a dozen of Kimberly’s original designs are included along with sections devoted to increasing your skills. The book also has quick and easy projects to use leftover fabrics in creative new ways. And we are giving one away! (keep reading for details) Kimberly is a longtime EQ user. She says, “I’ve used EQ since version 3, and was hooked from the first time I tried it. I found it so easy to use and very intuitive to the user. Using the software helped my creativity take flight because I found that if I could dream up a design or a design idea in my head, I could make it come to life using EQ. I have loved using – and growing – with each version of the software and am now

Crocheted blanket designed in EQ7

Posted 04-27-2014 by | Posted in: Just Because

Deb Richey at designs her crocheted blankets with EQ7! Deb is also planning to sew a quilt with the same design. So cute! Another great and creative use for EQ7!

Easter Crafting with EQ

Posted 04-12-2014 by | Posted in: EQ Software Tips Heidi Finds Just Because

You can do all kinds of things with EQ, besides quilting. Here are some Easter eggs with silhouettes. You can learn how to draw silhouettes in EQ7 here. There are also many free printable on the internet. You can print any of these onto EQ Printable Fabric and make fun fabric Easter projects. Make a fabric bag that you can use year after year. Or a pillow, fabric mask, fabric place cards…even greeting cards can be made out of fabric! Or, you could use our EQ Peel and Stick, it’s fabric on one side and sticky like a sticker on the other. You can run it through your printer just like any of our EQ Printables! If this inspires you to make something, let us know! Email photos to Happy crafting!

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