• EQ7 for Mac Migration Kit Released
  • New Batik STASH Download
  • Carol Steely’s EQ Photo Fun Blog Hop
  • Mary Hartman-Bowden’s “Twisting Ribbon Border” Tutorial
  • Bea Lee Shows How to Design Winding Ways
  • Free ABCs from Regina Grewe
  • Free “Pork Cuts” Applique from Kevin Kosbab
  • Free “Let’s Welcome Spring” Project
  • Free EQ7 Projects from CJ Tinkle
  • EQ Classes Offered at Quilt Festival in Houston



EQ7 Migration KitEQ7 for Mac – Migration Kit Available

EQ7 Windows users: Migrate from EQ7 (PC) to EQ7 (Mac) now. Download the EQ7 Migration Kit. (This is only for those who already own an EQ7 license.)

Check out Sylvia’s blog post (Sylvia’s Stitches) to hear about her experience with using EQ7 on the Mac.

Read what others are saying about the EQ7 Migration Kit.

The full-version of EQ7 for Mac should be available later this month. Stay tuned.


Over 1,100 Batiks for your EQ7

Now Available for Windows and Mac: downloadable Batik STASH Fabric Collection. 1,100+ NEW BATIKS from 5 manufacturers for EQ7. Plus, don’t forget about our first Stash Online download!

EQ Stash Online 2014 EQ Stash Online 2013-01


Carol Steely’s EQ Photo Fun Blog Hop Coming Soon!

Learn fun tricks with tools on EQ7’s IMAGE worktable. Bookmark Carol’s site for her April 14-16 blog hop.

Carol Steely Blog Hop


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Easter is right around the corner! Hop hop!

Hunnie Bunnies
Hunnie Bunnies
by Sindy Rodenmayer
Rabbit & Moon Child
Rabbit & Moon Child
Spring Awakening
Spring Awakening
by Regina Grewe
Spring Basket
Spring Basket
by Amy Heaton

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Elizabeth Myer wins Box Color Contest

Elizabeth knew the original Electric Quilt box was grey. For her right answer, chosen randomly, she wins a Quilting Design 6.


Chick Contest blockNew Contest: Hey Chick!

Tell us this block’s name and what software program he’s from. Nail both questions, and if we choose your correct answer you’ll win a STASH fabric download.

Subject line: Hey Chick!
Your Full Name:
Your Email:
Your guess:




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 here.


Twisting Ribbon Border

See how Mary Hartmann-Bowden designs it in EQ7. Check out the lesson.

Twisted Ribbon


Winding Ways

Bea Lea shows how she designs this block (also known as Shamrock, in EQ7) which is great for color experimentation. Check out the lesson.

Winding Ways


Want More Lessons?

Find them here: EQ7 lessons, EQ6 lessons


Calling EQ Teachers

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


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 download this month is The Littles

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

Block patterns for your FREE software!

Sea Life


Featured Video

Video title: EQ7 Activation and Deactivation




Free Crooked Alphabet ABCs from Regina Grewe

Start with these letters. Check back each month for more letters.

Regina Grewe ABC

See more of Regina’s beautiful designs at


Free “Pork Cuts” Applique

Kevin Kosbab offers you “SOME PIG” to quote Charlotte in Charlotte’s Web. Download his project. Find the pig on the Motifs tab.

Pork Cuts


Free EQ7 Projects from CJ Tinkle

Visit CJ’s EQ7 Project page and click any project name to download. Nice work and thanks for sharing!


Free Let’s Welcome Spring Project

What a winter for some of us! Welcome, Spring.

Spring Project

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


Links We Love


Sindy Rodenmayer’s Free Embroidery Patterns

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