The Electric Quilt Company does not claim copyright to any quilt blocks. What we do hold copyright to is the software itself, which means you may not lend or copy the software.

Any blocks that *we* designed are copyright free. Any blocks that someone else designed are not copyright free

This Website

All images and text are property of The Electric Quilt Company unless otherwise noted. You must write for permission to use these images or text. You may borrow images or text from the Products area, for any products except EQ6, EQ6 Upgrade, EQ7, or the EQ7 Upgrade, without writing for permission for the means of building your own web store that sells our products. If you are reselling EQ6, EQ6 Upgrade, EQ7, or the EQ7 Upgrade, you may borrow images or text without writing for permission only if you have agreed to The Electric Quilt Company guidelines for resellers, and we have a signed copy of the MAP policy described in the following paragraph. If we do not have a signed MAP policy, you will be considered in violation.

EQ6/EQ7 software and EQ6/EQ7 Upgrade software

Individuals / companies offering EQ6, EQ6 Upgrade, EQ7, or EQ7 Upgrade software products for sale, must adhere to The Electric Quilt Company’s guidelines for resellers which includes a Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) Policy. For complete information on these guidelines, please visit the Retailer section of our web site.

EQ4, EQ5, EQ6, EQ7 software

Blocks: Any blocks you design (without copying a design from existing copyrighted quilt blocks) are yours.
Blocks from the EQ Libraries are copyright free for the most part (because we either drew them or they’ve been in public domain since the turn of the century and no one can claim copyright to them) except for the blocks designed by Debbie Sichel and Rita Denenberg. Debbie and Rita’s blocks are clearly marked by the Block Name. All EQ7 library blocks are copyright free. You do not need to mention that the pattern was made in EQ7, EQ6, EQ5, or EQ4 (we love it if you do, of course).
Quilts: Any quilts you design (without copying an existing copyrighted quilt design) are yours.

EQStitch Software

Stitchings: Any stitchings you design (without copying a design from existing copyrighted stitching) are yours.
Stitchings from the EQ Libraries are copyright free. You do not need to mention that the stitching was made in EQStitch (we love it if you do, of course).

Portions of the software are copyrighted by Pulse Microsystems Ltd.

EQ4, EQ5, EQ6, EQ7 Books

(EQ4 Block Book, EQ4 Magic, EQ4 Simplified, EQ5 Block Book, EQ5 Drawing Book, EQ5 Color Book, EQ5 Simplified, EQ5 Quilt Design, EQ6 Simplified, EQ6 Block Book, EQ6 Pieced Drawing, EQ6 Applique Drawing, EQ with Me: Pieced Drawing, EQ with Me: Learning EQStitch.)

No part of these books may be reproduced in any form except by the original retail purchaser for their own personal use. The written instructions and designs are protected under copyright laws and are not to be photocopied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means for commercial use.

Teachers may use the information from the chapters of these books to teach EQ if they give credit to the author and book name. Copyright law forbids teachers from reproducing any part of the printed material for distribution to students. Students wanting a copy of the lessons or patterns will need to purchase the book.

EQ5 Embroidery Upgrade CD

The embroidery designs which appear in the Embroidery Library appear by permission of Pfaff, Cactus Punch, Viking, and Action Tapes Inc. They are for previewing in quilt designs only and are not digitizable. To embroider a design, you must purchase the embroidery card from the manufacturer. These designs are copyrighted by their respective manufacturers.

Quilt Design Wizard

Blocks: All blocks are copyright free.
Quilts: Any quilts you design (without copying an existing copyrighted quilt design) are yours.

Amy Butler Softwares

All designs © Amy Butler Art of the Midwest, LLC
These patterns are for personal home use. Projects are not to be produced for commercial purposes, nor are they to be made into items for sale. The patterns are copyright protected and reproduction of them is not permitted.
For questions about Amy’s copyright, see Amy’s website: http://www.amybutlerdesign.com/faqs/

All images in this software ©  amy butler™. All rights reserved.
Software © The Electric Quilt Company. All rights reserved.

AnglePlay

All blocks are copyrighted by Margaret Miller.

Blending Photos with Fabric

All designs, book images, and lessons are copyrighted Mary Ellen Kranz and Cheryl Hayes. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form except by the original retail purchaser for their own personal use. The written instructions and designs are protected under copyright laws and are not to be photocopied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means for commercial use.

Teachers may use the information from the chapters of this book to teach printing on fabric if they give credit to Mary Ellen Kranz, Cheryl Hayes, and Blending Photos with Fabric. Copyright law forbids teachers from reproducing any part of the printed material for distribution to students. Students wanting a copy of the lesson or pattern will need to purchase the book.

Blending Photos with Fabric 2

Designs are copyrighted by Mary Ellen Kranz

No part of thisbook may be reproduced in any form except by the original retail purchaser for their own personal use. The designs and written instructions are protected under copyright laws and are not to be photocopied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means for commercial use.

Teachers may use the designs and instructions for teaching if their students have purchased a copy of this book.

BlockBase software

These blocks are a mixed bag, and anyone wanting to use them needs to check with the block source (listed in the program) for copyright.

Classic Appliqué Blocks (Baltimore Album, Folk Art and 20′s & 30′s) for EQ5, EQ6 or EQ7

Copyright free.

Create Your Family Quilt software

All pieced blocks are from BlockBase. These blocks are a mixed bag, and anyone wanting to use them needs to check with the block source (listed in BlockBase) for copyright. All appliqué blocks are copyright Barbara Brackman.

Dear Hannah CD for EQ5, EQ6, EQ7 or Dear Jane

All blocks are copyrighted by Brenda Papadakis.

Dear Jane software

All blocks are copyrighted by Brenda Papadakis.

Digital Essentials

No part of this book may be reproduced in any form except by the original retail purchaser for their own personal use. The written instructions are protected under copyright laws and are not to be photocopied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means for commercial use.

Teachers may use the steps from the chapters of this book for teaching if they give credit to the author and book name. Copyright law forbids teachers from reproducing any part of the printed material for distribution to students. Students wanting a copy of this information will need to purchase the book.

Judy Martin Stars & Sets and Judy Martin Star Power software

All of the blocks in the Star Block Library and all of the quilts in Judy Martin’s STARS & SETS and Judy Martin’s STAR POWER are original designs copyrighted by Judy Martin. Some of the blocks in the Alternate Block Library and some of the sashes are in the public domain.

Selling, Publishing, and Displaying quilts
Judy permits you to make and sell or give away quilts using her block and quilt designs as long as you are not involved in their mass production. Judy also permits you to publicly display your projects made using her block and quilt designs, as long as you credit Judy Martin’s STARS & SETS or Judy Martin’s STAR POWER for the inspiration or design. You may publish a photograph or submit a photograph of your work for publication in print or on a website. This use requires that you give appropriate credit to Judy Martin’s STARS & SETS or Judy Martin’s STAR POWER . If the project will appear with a pattern, you will need Judy Martin’s permission prior to publication.

Classes and Raffle quilts
Judy Martin also permits the free distribution of a limited number of block patterns from this CD for the purpose of 1) making quilts to raffle or auction for the benefit of nonprofit groups or 2) teaching quilt making classes. In these cases, the handouts must include the following notice: copyright Judy Martin 1983- from Judy Martin’s STARS & SETS (or Judy Martin’s STAR POWER ), used with permission.

Original quilts
If you design an original quilt based on one or more of Judy Martin’s blocks or quilts, and you wish to publish the pattern in print or on the internet, you need to ask permission.

Kaleidoscope Collection

All blocks (except those in the first style “Basics”) are copyright Andrea Bishop.

Karen K. Stone Quilts (book or CD for EQ5, EQ6 or EQ7)

All designs and book images are copyrighted by Karen K. Stone. No part of the book may be reproduced in any form except by the original retail purchaser for their own personal use. The written instructions and designs are protected under copyright laws and are not to be photocopied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means for commercial use.

Teachers may use the information from the chapters of this book to teach if they give credit to the Karen K. Stone Quilts. Copyright law forbids teachers from reproducing any part of the printed material for distribution to students. Students wanting a copy of the pattern or technique will need to purchase the book.

Karen K. Stone More Quilts (CD for EQ7)

All designs are copyrighted by Karen K. Stone. The written instructions and designs are protected under copyright laws and are not to be photocopied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means for commercial use.

My Dream House

All blocks are copyrighted by Angela Padilla.

Quilted Diamonds 1 or 2

All blocks and quilt designs are copyrighted by Linda Franz.

Quilting Designs: The Quiltmaker Collection Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

Permission to use the designs is granted for personal and professional purposes, as well as permission to digitize the designs for use in a computerized quilting system. Digitizing these designs for sale and mass production of these designs is prohibited.

This means longarm quilters have permission to use these designs on their customers’ quilts, but cannot give the customer a copy of the pattern they used.

We require the use of the following credit:
Used with permission.
Copyright Quiltmaker .

Sew Precise! 1 & 2 software

Copyright free except for the 24 blocks from the “From our Friends” section designed by EQ users.

Sew Precise! 3 software

All blocks are copyrighted by Shirley Liby.

Sew Precise! 4 software

All blocks are copyrighted by Donna McDade.

Stash software

All fabric designs are copyrighted by their respective fabric manufacturers. You may use these fabric swatches to color your quilts and blocks, and also publish these Electric Quilt designs filled with fabric. You may not use these swatches as web backgrounds or for other image needs. Please contact the fabric manufacturer with further questions on permission of use.

Sue Spargo: Folk-Art Dreams

All designs are copyrighted by Sue Spargo.

You may use these patterns to make quilts or pin keepers for your personal use and also to make quilts or pin keepers for non-profit groups as long as you give Sue Spargo credit as the pattern source. You may not make quilts from these patterns to sell.

Sue encourages you to teach classes in this design as long as you require each student to buy their own copy of this CD.

Stitched with Love software

All blocks and quilt designs are blocks are copyrighted by Robyn Pandolph.

Town & Country Patchwork software

All designs are copyrighted Cori Derksen and Myra Harder.