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Welcome to the NEW EQ Blog

Posted 05-07-2008 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

We revamped the EQ blog a bit. Now you can find posts according to categories and even subscribe to RSS feeds (waaayyy at the bottom). We hope you like the improvements. Best wishes, Andrea @ EQ

Simulate Yo-Yo’s

Posted 01-22-2008 by Electric Quilt | Posted in: Uncategorized

Here’s a way to simulate yo-yo’s visually in EQ6: 1. WORKTABLE > Work on Block. 2. BLOCK > New Block > EasyDraw Block. 3. Snap to Grid and Snap to Node ON. 4. Draw this: 5. Add it to the Sketchbook. 6. WORKTABLE > Work on Quilt. 7. Set Block tool. Set the block in the space you want. 8. If you want it in a border, try setting it to Tile Squares and increase the number of blocks in the border until you get the yo-yo diameter: 9. If the number doesn’t go as high as you need it to, go to QUILT > Options and change this number: 10. Then right-click on the quilt on layer 1 and uncheck the outline options to see what the finished quilt would look like: Use your normal method of construction for the yo-yo’s. This technique is purely for a visual idea

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