• Learning EQStitch Book
  • See You in Cincinnati for Quilt Festival
  • Free Blooming Beauties Project by Heidi Kory
  • Calling EQ Teachers


New! EQ with Me: Learning EQStitch book. ORDER NOW!

Pieced Drawing bookYvonne Menear is the EQStitch expert! And she has a new book available now! The Learning EQStitch book will be your side-by-side companion to your new EQStitch plug-in for EQ7. Spiral bound, softcover, 8.5″ x 11″, 120 pages.

Linda writes: “There’s a great deal of information, but so well done that there’s no frustration or confusion…and I’m a true novice!”

Order now! Order online or by calling 1-800-356-4219 (M-F, 9-5pm EST).


New EQStitch Topic on the EQ Forum

Yvonne Menear will answer your EQStitch questions on the EQ Forum. Yvonne has also started an EQStitch Yahoo discussion group.


Hands-On Learning EQ7 and EQStitch with Yvonne Menear

Sign up for this three-day (June 7-9, 2013) hands-on seminar covering all elements of EQ7 and EQStitch taught by the Yvonne Menear, author of Learning EQStitch.


EQ Sez: See you in Cincinnati – April 10-13

EQ will be in booth 220 at Quilt Festival in Cincinnati. Come see us if you can.

EQ in Cincy


Spring Designs at

Fight cold weather by sewing Spring!

Garden Birds - Pieced
Garden Birds – Pieced
by Regina Grewe
Garden Birds - Applique
Garden Birds – Applique
by Regina Grewe
Hunnie Bunnies
Hunnie Bunnies
by Sindy Rodenmayer
A Year of Mini Quilts
A Year of Mini Quilts
by Amy Heaton

But wait, have you tried our free designs, and browsed the other terrific patterns?


BlockBase Sew Along Conclusion

Jenny’s 12-block sew along finished with a mystery block, chosen by you! See Jenny’s linked list to each mini-lesson, so you can learn with your BlockBase even if you did not do the challenge.

BlockBase Sew Along


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Janet Gledhill Wins the Caption Contest

Janet wins a Quiltmaker Quilting Designs vol. 8 for being the winner chosen from all correct answers. The question was: “What is the last word on the last illustration caption on page 200 of the EQ7 User Manual?” The answer: Sketchbook.


New Contest – EQStitch Video 16

For anyone with EQStitch: What is the first word in the title of Video 16? If we choose your name from all correct answers, you’ll win a Quilting Designs vol. 6. (Perfect companion for EQStitch!)

Subject line: EQStitch Video 16
Your Full Name:
Your Email:
Your guess:


Thanks For Your Votes

Electric Quilt took home the Reader’s Choice Award for Favorite Software for Quilt Design. Thanks for voting for us! See the results!


EQ Wins Two Golden Quilter Awards

SewCal Gal announced the winners in her second annual Golden Quilter Awards program. Electric Quilt Company was PROUD and grateful to all our voters when we won TWO awards:

Watch the virtual award ceremony here, or on YouTube.




Want More Lessons?

Find them here: EQ7 lessons, EQ6 lessons


Bea Lee’s EQ Tutorial Tuesday

Bea Lee offers an EQ Tutorial every other Tuesday. Check out her latest tutorials!


Cruise to Alaska While Learning EQ7

Still space on the 7-day cruise to Alaska with EQ teacher Mary Ellen Kranz, Sue Spargo, photographer Gregory Case and Rob Appel from June 9-16, 2013. Tempt yourself with more information from Deb Roberts World of Travel. Prices for the 7 day event, including workshops, begin at only $1149.

Alaska Cruise


Calling EQ Teachers

Do you teach EQ? Help potential students find you. List yourself on our Hire a Teacher page.


AQS & NQA Shows offer EQ7 Classes

Andrea Bishop will teach hands-on classes at both venues:
AQS Show classes
NQA Show classes


Other Classes

New! Find a class easily! Search by Zip Code for EQ7 classes!




Check out for an EQ community of fun, free stuff, lessons and tips from the pros!

Fabulous Fabrics

The winner this month is Wirly-Swirly!

Palette of the Month


Download more!

Get free fabric downloads from Andover, Moda and Northcott.


Quilt Gallery

Check out what our users have created! Leave comments for the users!

Quilt Gallery


New at Boutique

Patterns for your FREE software!


Featured Video

Video title: Using the Photo Layout




Blooming Beauties Project

Come on, Spring. We’re waiting for you! Designed by Heidi Kory.

excellent eggs

Download the EQ7 Project file
Download the EQ6 Project file
Click here if you need instructions for downloading a project file.


Free Block Downloads on Our Blog!

Heidi is always busy coming up with adorable downloads for you! See what you’ve been missing!

Free blocks


Links We Love


Bea Lee’s EQ7 Tutorial Tuesday
Regina Grewe’s Free Patterns
Judy Butcher’s Daily Virtual Quilt
Diane Anderson’s Monthly Desktop Calendar
Glynis Thompson’s Patchworkmaniac’s Blog


Coming Next Month…


More free projects and fun!