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The Hoopsisters

Posted 12-30-2008 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Lynda Remmers and Annie Moody wrote us to tell their story about how they use EQ6 to flourish their business and we thought we’d share it with you. “My first glimpse at Electric Quilt was at Spring Quilt Market in Utah last year. I took a school house class and was amazed at how much EQ would help us out in designing our product. We use EQ to of course design the blocks, but it has the additional advantage of saving the image to import into out digitizing software. My daytime job is the owner of two sewing machine dealerships in Woodstock and Carpentersville Illinois. Our customers love the addition of EQ in the digitizing classes we offer. My sister and I have a new small company called hoopsisters.com. We design and digitize quilts that stitch out in embroidery machines. Hoopsisters.com has an EmbroidaBlock of the month program we sell

EQ6 and Quilts for Nepal

Posted 12-29-2008 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Read this story sent to us by Carol Clasper about how she and some friends were able to give back with quilting and some planning with their EQ6. “I just wanted to share a story with you. I was teaching at the LQS and one of my students, Claire Wenham, had just returned from a trip to Nepal. Whilst there she saw a school for deaf children which was poorly resourced. She wanted to do something to help the children and after discussing a few ideas decided to make a quilt to auction to raise money to send to the school. I offered to design a quilt in EQ. It had to be simple as we were going to ask people of various skills to donate blocks. I designed a quilt using half square triangles in blue and white fabric. The ladies from the classes at the LQS ladies from

"Who's Your Mama" Contest

Posted 12-26-2008 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

Check out the picture above. Click on it to see a larger picture. Can you match all the EQ babies to their EQ moms? When guessing, match numbers 1 through 5 to mommies A through D. Correct answers will be put in a hat and drawn at random. Up to ten prizes will be awarded. Each prize is for $50 of EQ products. To enter, please send an email to eqnews@electricquilt.com with the following: Subject line: Mama Contest Body: Your Full Name Your Email Your guess Please enter only once. Good luck with the contest! Emails must be received by 9am Eastern January 28, 2009 to be considered. Thanks!

Kaleidoscope Collectors – Lesson 3

Posted 12-26-2008 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

The next lesson for Kaleidoscope Collectors is ready: Foundation Fundamentals Part 1 This month we’re going to be drawing inside one wedge. Next month, I will show you my tricks for duplicating the wedge around into the other 7 spots. Have fun! Don’t forget to vote for what comes next after this 2-parter! -Andrea

Post 24th Shipping Schedule

Posted 12-24-2008 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

For anyone placing orders this week/weekend. Here’s the shipping schedule after Christmas. Wed, Dec. 24 – Normal UPS deliveries. No UPS pickups. Thurs, Dec. 25 – Office closed, No UPS pickups or deliveries. Mon, Dec. 29 – normal Tues, Dec. 30 – normal, 2nd day packages will arrive Jan. 2 Wed, Dec. 31 – Normal UPS deliveries. No UPS pickups. Thurs, Jan.1 – Office closed, No UPS pickups or deliveries. Fri, Jan. 2 – back to normal

EQ Printable Ornaments

Posted 12-24-2008 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

Carol Skrube, from Sheboygan, WI, makes these cute ornaments and holiday momentos for her kids using the EQ Printable Farbics. She writes, “Last Christmas I made snowman ornaments using Debbie Mumm clip art and my family and friends photos. For Easter I used bunnies I had done in EQ and their photos. I use the fabric for labels that I design in EQ and I especially like the cotton lawn, it is so nice to sew in.” We just love how perfect those baby cheeks are on the snow man!

Happy Holidays From the EQ Babies!

Posted 12-23-2008 by Sarah | Posted in: Uncategorized

We couldn’t help ourselves… spreading a little Holiday Cheer from the 5 adorable EQ kids Aidan, Derek, Ben, Aly, and Ellie. Enjoy

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