• More EQ7 for Mac Information
  • New Fabric Instantly with New Downloadable STASH
  • Free Blackbird block from Regina Grewe
  • Werner Taesler’s Lesson 6: EQ7 Foundation Lessons



EQ7 for Mac

We had hoped to be ready to release a Mac version of EQ7 in January. We are continuing to work on the program and will keep you advised as to our progress. We’ve answered your questions on our blog. Read more…


New! EQ Stash Online

Download over 1,400 of the newest fabrics from favorite fabric manufacturers right into your EQ7 Fabric Library, ready to use. Only $7.95! Check it out!

Includes fabrics from: Andover Fabrics, Art Gallery Fabrics, FreeSpirit, Hoffman, Michael Miller Fabrics, Moda, Northcott, Riley Blake Designs, Robert Kaufman, Rowan, Timeless Treasures Fabrics.


EQ5 Upgrade Discount going away…

Do you own EQ5, or know someone who does? EQ5 owners have only until the end of this month to take advantage of a special discount on EQ7. Offer ends January 31, 2014. Call 800-356-4219 (M-F, 9-5 EST) for more information.


Join Denise Russart’s Dog Pound Pals BOM

Denise Russart is starting a “Dog Pound Pals Adoption Society Block of the Month Project” in February. This quilt-along will use her adorable dog blocks from Denise provides a quilt layout, instructions for setting, and special sewing & embellishment tips. Sign up before January 25. See Denise’s website for more information.


Nancy Mahoney’s Book Features “Simple Circles and Quick Curves”

Nancy’s newest Martingale book, designed with EQ, is her lucky 13th, featuring “machine-applique the easy way.”


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Patterns at

Start your New Year with new patterns.

Mini Quilts
A Year of Mini Quilts
by Amy Heaton
Dog Pound Pals
Dog Pound Pals
by Denise Russart
Pieced Hexies
Pieced Hexies
by Mickey Depre
Poppies & Posies
Poppies & Posies
by Erin McMorris

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Cheryl Gebhart Wins the “How Big?" Contest

Cheryl wins a copy of Quilting Designs Vol. 5 for knowing that the largest block size in EQ7 is: 200. We chose her correct answer at random.


New Contest – What Two States?

This BlockBase block is named for two different U.S. states. Which two states? Answer correctly and if we choose your correct answer you’ll win Quilting Designs Vol. 4.

Subject line: What Two States
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Werner Taesler’s Lesson 6: 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 6 by visiting Werner’s Mini-Patch site. You’ll also find a free PDF pattern and My Exercise A6b EQ7 project there.


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 winner this month is Frankly Scarlet

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!

Vintage Stitches


Featured Video

Video title: Using Photo Symmetry in EQ7




Free Blackbird Block

Regina Grewe offers you a free Blackbird to start the year. See more of Regina’s beautiful patterns on My EQ Boutique.



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!