2 New Books Coming Soon!
New! EQ with Me: Quilt Design book
Octagonal and round quilts! Hexagon blocks and quilts! Landscapes, t-shirt quilts, scalloped borders! Even designing for fabric pre-cuts and AccuQuilt die sizes! Written by EQ expert users to give you steps you’ll use and reuse when designing your own quilts. Perfect for ALL EQ users, even beginners. Large-format, full-color and SPIRAL bound.
Republished! EQ with Me: Applique Drawing book
Angie Padilla’s Applique Drawing book is back. So popular it sold out for EQ6! This republished update of the same book, includes the new EQ7 Swath tool, and comes in a large-format SPIRAL edition.
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EQ7 for Mac Coming Later This Year!
For full details about this program, plus discounts for current EQ7 users, be sure you’re signed up for our Special Offers email list.
We’ll email full information when EQ7 for Mac is released.
EQ Products at QuiltExpo in Madison, WI
Modern Quilts Unlimited features EQ7 “Lady of the Lake” Designing
Heidi Kory shows modern designing with this traditional favorite. Read more on our blog.
Jennifer Rapacki Writes about EQ7 for The Quilt Life
Jennifer’s article, “Unleash the Possibilities” (October 2013), details how she used EQ7 to design a quilt based on her bedroom curtain colors. (Jennifer uses EQ7 on a Mac and will probably be happy to know EQ7 for Mac is coming soon.)
Jo Moury’s EQ7 Quilt Makes Quiltmaker Cover
Find Jo’s sewing instructions in Quiltmaker’s September/October issue. For a free project for another beautiful quilt by Jo, read on below.
Fall Designs at MyEQBoutique.com
Kids in school. Days are longer. Perfect for quilting, as are these patterns
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Sharon Kaiser Wins “Name that Tool” Contest
Sharon won Karen K. Stone MORE Quilts for being the winner chosen from correct answers to last month’s contest question: “what’s the name of that tool.” The tool was the Swath tool from the PatchDraw Applique worktable.
New Contest – Name That Thread
What is the name of the last thread style in EQ7? You’ll win a copy of Quilting Design Vol. 4 if your correct answer is chosen.
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LESSONS & CLASSES
Registration now open for EQ7 and EQStitch Hands-on Classes at Quilt Festival in Houston
Barb Vlack AQS Des Moines EQ7 Classes Next Month
Barb offers 4 hands-on classes from Wednesday, October 2, 2013 – Saturday, October 5, 2013.
Yvonne Menear Offers Two-Day EQStitch Seminar in February 2014
Class size limited. Sign up now! Yvonne, author of Learning EQStitch, will teach February 25-26, 2014 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference center in Puyallup, Washington, just prior to the Puyallup Sewing Expo. Open to all students. See full details.
EQ7 Summer Drawing School Mini-Lesson 4
- Lesson 1: EasyDraw
- Lesson 1: Mid Month Mini Lesson
- Lesson 2: Pieced PatchDraw
- Lesson 2: Mid Month Mini Lesson
- Lesson 3: Applique
- Lesson 3: Mid Month Mini Lesson
- Lesson 4: EasyDraw+PatchDraw
- Lesson 4: Mid Month Mini Lesson
Don’t forget! Stop back October 1 for the Quilt Link Up! We’d love to see your final projects!
Bea Lee Shows How She Designed with the Go Cat
Jan Baillie Teaches Tracing
See this tutorial if you’ve wanted to trace for applique in EQ and don’t know where to start.
Werner Taesler’s Lesson 4: EQ7 Foundation Lessons
This well-known foundation pattern designer shares his EQ7 design experience with you in a new series of lessons. Check out Lesson 4.
Visit Werner’s Mini-Patch site for a free PDF pattern and My Exercise A4 EQ7 project.
EQStitch Videos Posted by Author Yvonne Menear — Watch & Learn
Yvonne, known as the go-to guru with embroidery expertise has posted new videos. Check them out!
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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 Chocolates
Get free fabric downloads from Andover, Moda and Northcott.
Check out what our users have created! Leave comments for the users!
Patterns for your FREE software!
Free Stormy Autumn Project from Jo Moury
Jo’s stunning design combines Storm at Sea with appliqued leaves.
Free Tiny Schoolhouse Project from Heidi Kory
Free Welcome Back Project from Heidi Kory
Free Traditional Schoolhouse Block Project
Free Embroidery Patterns from Sindy Rodenmayer of Fat Cat Patterns
Sindy has set up a Yahoo group to share and chat about the embroidery designs she makes using EQ Stitch.
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 info about the Mac program
Lots of free Halloween projects & a pumpkin recipe