MORE from Karen K. Stone. This new CD Installs 11 stunning quilts (on no other CD) and 1675 fabrics right into EQ7. PLUS get Karen’s complete original sewing instructions for 10 of these designs on PDFs! Includes these popular (sold-out) patterns: New York Beauty — Indigo A-Go-Go — U.L.S.2 — Summer Star — Enticement — Spinning Stars — McCommas Beauty — Vicious Circles — Delirious — Untitled — and her NEW: Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues. Find out more!
Holiday Designs on MyEQBoutique.com
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NEW! Precut Bonanza Book by Kimberly Einmo
Longtime-EQer Kimberly Einmo’s 4th book, Precut Bonanza was just published by AQS. This “ultimate guide for using precut fabrics in pieced blocks” features 200 blocks and beautiful sampler quilts to use them in. Kimberly writes: “I honestly couldn’t have done it or designed all those quilts and blocks without using EQ7! Onwards to book #5!” See more on Kimberly’s site.
EQ7 User Manual Now Available in German
Jutta Hufnagel has translated the EQ7 User Manual into German. For more information about this, visit http://www.quilt-around-the-world.com/
Cruise to Alaska While Learning EQ7
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 Quilts Travel. Prices for the 7 day event, including workshops, begin at only $1149.
Jo Bradfield Wins the Dear Jane Welcome Words Contest
Jo wins our new Judy Martin Star Power CD for her correct answer (“it’s your Jane, dear”) to the question: What are the last 4 words on the Dear Jane Help “Welcome” page. We chose hers from all correct answers.
Our new Judy Martin Star Power CD installs quilts and blocks right into EQ7. QUESTION: How many quilt piecing diagrams do you get with Star Power?
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LESSONS & CLASSES
Bea Lee’s EQ Tutorial Tuesday
Bea Lee offers an EQ Tutorial every other Tuesday.
Tutorials from SewCalGal’s EQ Blog Hop
SewCalGal organized an EQ Blog Hop with tutorials. In addition to Bea Lee’s tutorials, see these how tos:
- Using EQ7 to Make Wine Bottle Vests (from SewCalGal)
- Altering an EQ Image (by Bunny Henningsen of Curious Orange Cat)
- Fabric Book Tutorial (by Marjorie Busby of Marjorie’s Quilting Bee)
- Designing a Fall Wallhanging using Real and Drawn Blocks (by Marlene Oddie of Kissed Quilts)
- Making Christmas Ornaments with EQ7 (by Terrie Sandelin of Bits and Pieces)
- Designing with Preprinted Panels (by Darlene Gerber of I Quilt Scarlet and Gray)
Hands-On EQ Classes January 2012 at Road to California
Linda Matteoti’s 2-day workshop, Scan Your Stash & Paper Piece, will be offered twice (January 24-25 and January 26-27, 2013). Learn to scan your fabrics, draw foundation/paper piecing quilt blocks, and lay out your quilt in EQ using your scanned fabrics. The second day you will learn to sew blocks on paper using the patterns you created and printed from EQ.
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 winner this month is Winter Blues!
Get free fabric downloads from Andover, Moda and Northcott.
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New patterns for your FREE software!
Free Musical Medley Blocks by Heidi Kory
Heidi drew these just for you!
Download the .BLK file to add these blocks to My Library
Download the .blk file and put the file in My Documents > My EQ7 > Users folder. Then open EQ7, go to Libraries > Block Library > My Library. You will see the Musical Medley library there.
Download the .PJ7 file to get the Quilt Design
Download and save the .PJ7 file to your computer. Double click the file to open it in EQ7. Print and sew the quilt the way Heidi designed it OR make it your own!
Free Hunter’s Star Project from Inklingo’s Linda Franz
Linda’s blogged about her many Hunter’s Star ideas. Download her Hunter’s Star project for EQ5, EQ6 or EQ7. Then play with her ideas.
Searching for Gift Ideas?
Our blog’s Heidi Kory finds “Designs for EQ Printables” ideas all over the Internet to spark your “what to make” ideas.
Free Goldener Oktober Project from Christiane Wipplinger
Christiane offers you this beautiful fall quilt as a download. She designed it using Custom Set, fitting together motifs. Learn how she designed it by downloading her project, then moving blocks with the Adjust tool.
Christiane also designs for My EQ Boutique. Check out her designs.
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