EQ7 for Mac Released
Mac User New to EQ7? Download and start designing!
EQ Newbies can jump start learning EQ7 skills with Jenny. Design and make a fun-to-sew quilt as you learn. All blocks will be based on a nine patch grid for easy-sewing. See the Jump Start Sew Along schedule.
Save the Date – EQ Academy 2015
April 9 – April 12, 2015: Come to Perrysburg, Ohio for 3 days of hands-on EQ classes. Interested in learning more? Sign-up for our exclusive email list.
Featured EQ Artist – Joanna Figueroa
Do you EQ? Joanna does! Watch to see who else is using EQ7 to design their quilts.
Electric Quilt in Modern Quilts Unlimited
Modern Quilts Unlimited (Spring 2014) has Heidi Kory’s article about making modern floral quilts in EQ7. Heidi discusses photo editing, drawing applique blocks and foundation blocks, photo patchwork quilts, using photos in quilts and more! The Modern Quilts Unlimited website has a lesson to accompany the article. You can also download EQ7 projects that include the blocks and quilts too! Check it out!
HoopSisters’ Mystery Quilt
Begins June 1. Ends June 30. If we told you more it wouldn’t be a mystery. Find clues here.
Kimberly Einmo’s Newest Book: Modern Quilts & More
Congratulations Kimberly on your newest AQS book full of modern quilt ideas and sewing tips. And thanks for mentioning you used EQ7 for designing these beauties!
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Kathryn Farver wins the Hey Chick! Contest
Kathryn gave us the right answer chosen at random. The block name is “Chick in Egg” from Sew Precise 1 & 2.
New Contest: Who Likes Us?
Subject line: Who Likes Us?
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Your guess: Your guess as to how many people “like” EQ’s Facebook page.
LESSONS & CLASSES
EQ Classes Will Be Offered at Quilt Festival in Houston
Three teachers will offer a series of hands-on classes on EQ7 and EQStitch from October 26 – November 1, 2014. See details about classes and lectures here.
Kari Schell Shows No-Math Fat Quarter Use with EQ7
Who can’t use this? Check out the lesson.
Bea Lee Designs for AccuQuilt Go Hexagons in EQ7
Easy when Bea shows you how. Check out the lesson.
Circle Inspiration from Angie Padilla
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Calling EQ Teachers
Do you teach EQ? Help potential students find you. List yourself on our Hire a Teacher page.
New! Find a class easily! Search by Zip Code for EQ7 classes!
DO YOU EQ CORNER
Check out DoYouEQ.com for an EQ community of fun, free stuff, lessons and tips from the pros!
The download this month is Sweet Home Cottons
Get free fabric downloads from Andover, Moda and Northcott.
Check out what our users have created! Leave comments for the users!
Block patterns for your FREE software!
The Virtual Quilter Celebrates her 4000th Quilt
Judy Butcher, known as the Virtual Quilter, adds a new design to her blog each day. In celebration of posting her 4000th (!) design on May 1, she shares a free project, Anita’s Starflowers, with you. The blocks include shapes from the EQ block library which she has “re-purposed.” Thank you and CONGRATULATIONS, Judy!
Free Jolly Jelly Roll Project from Christa
Get this fun and easy-to-sew project on Christa’s site. Thanks, Christa!
Free Crooked Alphabet ABCs from Regina Grewe Continues
Free Cheerful Chicks Project by Heidi Kory
Three new foundation blocks – for the birds!
Spring Project Potpourri
For Quilt Design Wizard, EQ6 or EQ7. See the quilts!
Links We Love
Jan T’s Patchwork School
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