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Kaleidoscope "Super-Secret Mystery Side Sewing Project"

Posted 05-29-2009 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

Are you ready for the reveal?!!!! Do the lesson. Just peek. I hope you like it. It took me forever. We’ll be planning borders next month. -Andrea

Do You EQer Does it Again – Gyleen Fitzgerald

Posted 05-27-2009 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

We saw Gyleen Fitzgerald at Quilt Market this month. She showed us her new, spectacularly-photographed book called “Quilts: Unfinished Stories with New Endings.” And guess what? All 10 quilts were drafted with EQ6! Here’s what Gyleen says: “How do I begin to describe this book? Let’s start with beautiful color photography of finished quilts in a garden setting. Oh, did I mention I started with “unfinished” vintage tops and blocks and added only new fabric from my stash to finish each one? Then as if that weren’t enough, Quilts features old black and white photographs of everyday people celebrating life. It gives you the feeling that you’re holding a scrapbook of memorabilia. And then there are the letter which could have been penned in the 1930s’ which reflect life and making quilts. Whew! That’s just the first section. In Quilts, I openly discuss how each quilt was designed and finished,

MID MOD CONTEST

Posted 05-27-2009 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Amy Butler is celebrating the launch of her Amy Butler’s Softwares CD! She’s started a contest on her website. Create ANY project using Amy’s Midwest Modern fabric line. Submit a photo of your project to them to be considered. Entries will be accepted June 1st through September 15th. Read more about this contest in the flyer below. See larger version here.

A Few Printable Photo Quilts

Posted 05-26-2009 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

We recently had some EQ6 designed quilt entries to our Quilt Gallery that incorporated printable fabrics. We thought we’d share them with you here as well! The image to the left is the project in EQ and the image to the right is the completed quilt in fabric and printable fabric with photos. Make sure to check out the Quilt Gallery from time to time to see what other EQers are creating. Trimpi Land Designed by: Cyndy Ward, Piecing & Appliqué:Robin Caruso & Cyndy Ward, Quilting: Cyndy Ward Signature Quilt by Jane Turgeon

A piece of our Market booth

Posted 05-22-2009 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

This year at Pittsburgh Market we had the pleasure of announcing the new Amy Butler Softwares and displaying Amy Butler projects in our booth! The display turned out just beautiful and cozy with all the colorful projects. Amy even signed her new program for visitors as they came to greet her. Just next to our booth was actual Amy Butler booth! What a treat to see her beautiful work. Thanks again to Amy and her crew for being such lovely neighbors! Check out some photos of our Amy Butler corner from Market.

Closed for Memorial Day on Monday May 25, 2009

Posted 05-21-2009 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

Monday is a holiday in the US. The EQ office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. UPS will not be delivering or picking up. If you’re ordering products on our website: – orders placed before 9am Eastern Friday will be processed Friday. – orders placed after 9:01am Eastern Friday will be processed Tuesday. If you’re calling in your order (1-800-356-4219): – phone orders placed before noon Eastern Friday will be processed Friday. – phone orders placed after 12:01pm Eastern Friday will be processed Tuesday. This will affect fast shipping methods… Don’t count Monday or the weekend if you’re trying to get a rush order with overnight, 2nd day, or 3-day shipments. In other words, overnight orders placed in time on Friday will be delivered Tuesday.

When Life Gives You Apples…

Posted 05-20-2009 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

… make apple pie! After Pittsburgh Market we found ourselves with a bin full of green apples left over from the Amy Butler Softwares booth display. We put them in the kitchen here at the office and we’ve all been grabbing an apple every now and then with lunch. Last night, we left the office and the bin of about 20 apples on counter. This morning we were all surprised to find that EQ Mouse (or in this case, Office Manager Lu) had turned the bin of apples into a delicious apple pie! Thanks Lu!

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