• Lesson 3 – EQ7 Summer Drawing School Series
  • Foundation Lesson 2 from Werner Taesler
  • Werner’s free EQ7 June Gardenhouse Project
  • Free Embroidery Alphabet from Sindy Rodenmayer
  • Free Bead and Reel Project from Heidi Kory
  • Free Kitty Corner EQ7 Project from Sue Daurio
  • Hands-on EQ7 & EQStitch Class Information



Lesson 3 in Jenny’s EQ7 Summer Drawing Series

Sew AlongNo gum chewing!


Summer Designs at

Feathered friends!

Whoo Knows?
Whoo Knows?
by Sindy Rodenmayer
Garden Birds
Garden Birds
by Regina Grewe
by Sindy Rodenmayer
by Erin McMorris

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Deborah Schultz Wins State Block Contest

We asked which of the 50 states this BlockBase block was named for. We chose Deborah from those knowing it was Delaware. She won Gloria Hansen’s book, Digital Essentials.


New Contest – Show Us Where

EQ7 contains instructions for designing a Bargello Quilt (among others!). Where are they in EQ7? Tell us each click needed to find them.

Subject line: Show Us Where
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Barb Vlack EQ7 Classes this October at the AQS Des Moines Show

See the four hands-on EQ7 classes offered from Wednesday, October 2, 2013 – Saturday, October 5, 2013.


EQ7 and EQStitch Hands-on Classes at Quilt Festival in Houston

Three expert EQ7 teachers, Barb Vlack, Mary Ellen Kranz and Yvonne Menear, will teach 12 hands-on computer classes during the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas. Classes are held from October 29 to November 2. View our class options. (Online registration opens July 15, from Quilts, Inc.)


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!

Her new book, Learning EQStitch, will be your side-by-side companion to your new EQStitch plug-in for EQ7. Spiral bound, 8.5 x 11, 120 pages.

Order now! Order online or by calling 1-800-356-4219 (M-F, 9-5pm EST).


Werner Taesler’s Lesson 2: 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 2. Visit Werner’s Mini-Patch site for a free pattern.

Download Werner’s free EQ7 June Gardenhouse project.


Last Chance for Quilt University Classes

Fran Gonzalez teaches an excellent series of online “learning EQ7” classes. Since Quilt University will close this fall, these will be Fran’s last classes. Classes must be taken in order. Registration normally opens 6 weeks before class starts:

  • EQ7 Sampler (1st in series) – July 19
  • EQ7 Building Blocks (2nd in series) – Aug. 23
  • EQ7 Advanced Layouts (3rd in series) – Sept. 20


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

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Check out for an EQ community of fun, free stuff, lessons and tips from the pros!

Fabulous Fabrics

The winner this month is Batik Bundle

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

Patterns for your FREE software!


Featured Video

Video title: Creating Quilt Labels in EQ7




Free Bead and Reel Project from Heidi Kory

Perfect for spotlighting your fave fabs.

Beads and Reels

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


Free Kitty Corner EQ7 Project from Sue Daurio

Download the EQ7 project file. Visit Sue’s blog for more project downloads.


Free Embroidery Patterns from Sindy Rodenmayer of Fat Cat Patterns

Sindy offers you free embroidery designs on her website, plus a free hand-drawn alphabet to embroider.

Sindy has 27 applique pattern collections on My EQ Boutique.
She has also set up a Yahoo group to share and chat about the embroidery designs she makes using EQStitch.


Hex in EQ — Linda Franz of Inklingo Counts the Ways

And she has a free EQ6 and EQ7 hexagon project for you. Be SURE to read the block notecard.


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 free projects and fun!