• Announcing EQStitch
  • News about new EQStitch Book
  • Two Free Spring Projects by Heidi Kory
  • Bea Lee’s Animal Blog Hop Invite



EQStitchEQStitch is here!

Orders are coming in and we’re loving the feedback!

JoAnn Banks says, "I installed last night and just finished all 6 lessons tonight. This software is great. I also have another digitizing software but wanted EQStitch as well. Wow, EQStitch is so much easier to learn than other digitizing software. So far, I love this. Thanks EQ staff!"

Watch the videos, read the reviews and check our our FAQ about EQStitch to learn the most about your purchase.

Introductory sale price ends March 31! Order now!


EQ with Me: Learning EQStitch book COMING SOON!

Pieced Drawing bookYvonne Menear is the EQStitch expert! And she has a new book coming in the middle of March to prove it! The Learning EQStitch book will be your side-by-side companion to your new EQStitch plug-in for EQ7. Be sure to sign up for our Special Offers email for the release announcement!

Pre-order now! You can order your Learning EQStitch book now, by calling 1-800-356-4219 (M-F, 9-5pm EST). No online orders will be taken until the product is available.




New EQStitch Topic on the EQ Forum

We’ve added a new category to the EQ Forums that is specific to EQStitch. Yvonne Menear will answer your questions there as well as on her new EQStitch Yahoo discussion group. Yvonne is also hosting an EQ7-EQStitch Retreat (June 7-9, 2013), and we’ll have more information next month.


Designs at

Welcome spring with flowers and butterflies.

Spring Awakening
Spring Awakening
by Regina Grewe
Easter Rabbits
Easter Rabbits
by Christiane Wipplinger
by Erin McMorris
Easter Row by Row
Easter Row by Row
by Sindy Rodenmayer

But wait, have you tried our free designs, and browsed the other terrific patterns?


News from EQ Designers

Quiltmaker’s March/April issue features Carolyn Beam‘s EQ7-designed Prints Charming quilt on page 30. PLUS check out the online EQ7 lesson for designing with pre-cuts!

Linda Hahn‘s newest book, New York Beauty Diversified (AQS), features 14 projects mixing NYB with traditional blocks creating spectacular, yet easy-to-sew, designs which can be mixed and matched.
Linda Hahn book


Blog HopSign Up for the EQ Appliqued Animals Blog Hop

Bea Lee announces an EQ Block Hop sign up. Just design a block or quilt with appliqued animals on it (your original design or modified existing design). Bea will organize the hop. Sign up now!


BlockBase Sew Along

Block 10! Check out the progress. Two more blocks to go. Read more about the BlockBase Sew Along, and get started!
BlockBase Sew Along


Don’t Miss Out! Sign Up for All Our Emails!

EQ Monthly Newsletter — News, contests, lessons and more!
Special Offers — Current sales, promotions and freebies.
Do You EQ — Bi-monthly spotlight on free lessons, projects, videos and more!
My EQ Boutique — New product spotlights and sales at My EQ Boutique.




Virginia O’Donnell Wins the Symmetry Contest

We asked “How many design variations can the Symmetry tool produce on a quilt in EQ6 or EQ7?” We chose Virginia O’Donnell from all of you who correctly guessed 16. Virginia wins Blending Fabrics with Photos 2 book by Mary Ellen Kranz.


New Contest

What is the last word on the last illustration caption on page 200 of the EQ7 User Manual? If we choose your correct answer, you’ll win a Quiltmaker Quilting Designs vol. 8.

Subject line: Page 200 caption
Your Full Name:
Your Email:
Your guess:


We’d Love a Readers’ Choice Vote

We’d love your vote in the Readers’ Choice Awards contest. Voting ends on March 19. Winners announced March 27. Vote here.




Want More Lessons?

Find them here: EQ7 lessons, EQ6 lessons


Bea Lee’s EQ Tutorial Tuesday

Bea Lee offers an EQ Tutorial every other Tuesday. Her latest shows how she designed her popular Chick block, shown in McCall’s Quilting.


AQS & NQA Shows offer EQ7 Classes

Andrea Bishop will teach hands-on classes at both venues:
AQS Show classes
NQA Show classes


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 Grays!

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: Create Your Own Fabric Repeats




Awesome Amore

Who loves you baby? We do! Heidi Kory shares her free EQ7 Love quilt with you.

excellent eggs

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


Easy Spring Bouquet

A seasonal wall-hanging also by Heidi Kory. Easy enough for beginning quilters.


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


Links We Love


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!