• EQ7 for Mac Info Update
  • New Batik STASH Download Coming Mid-March
  • Werner Taesler’s Lesson 8: EQ7 Foundation Lessons
  • Use “Undrawing” to Make New Blocks
  • Find How Bea Combine FQ’s and Go
  • Discover How EQ’s Eyedropper Works
  • See Kari Schell Draft a Lancaster Quilt
  • Get a Free “Flowers” Project & Tutorial from Heidi Kory
  • Linda Franz Shares Her Castle Wall Project



EQ7 for Mac – Update

Check our blog post for the lasted information on the upcoming EQ7 for Mac software. Read more…


Coming Soon! Batiks for your EQ7

Available mid-March: downloadable Batik STASH Fabric Collection. 800+ NEW BATIKS from 6 manufacturers for EQ7. Want fabric now? Check out our first Stash Online download!


SewCalGal’s Quilt Challenge

Still time to enter SewCalGal’s Design It! Quilt Challenge. (Until March 23rd). See cool tutorials and free project offerings for this challenge on her blog.


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Easter Row by Row
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Easter Rabbits
by Christiane Wipplinger

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Lynn Lybolt Wins Cosmic Eye Contest

Lynn wins a Quilting Designs Vol. 3 for knowing that Judy Messenger designed the “Cosmic Eye” quilt in EQ’s online Quilt Gallery.


New Contest – Box Color

Did you have the original Electric Quilt (no version number)? Win a Quilting Designs vol. 6 by telling us the color of the original Electric Quilt box.

Subject line: Box Color
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Werner Taesler’s Lesson 8: 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 8 by visiting Werner’s Mini-Patch site. You’ll also find a free PDF pattern and My Exercise- A8 EQ7 project there.


Learn to Make New Blocks by “Undrawing”

Jenny shows you how.


Bea Lee Shows How to Combine FQ’s and Go

See Bea’s EQ7 tutorial here.


See Kari Schell Draft a Lancaster Quilt with EQ7

Watch and learn.


John Kubiniec Makes McCall’s Quilting Thanks to Amish Inspiration

See John’s EQ7 design progress.


What’s that EQ7 Eyedropper For?

Jan T shows why you’ll love it.


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 Stonehenge Kids Rainbow

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!

Quiltmakers 100 Blocks


Featured Video

Video title: New York Beauties




Linda Franz Shares an Inklingo Castle Wall Project

Play with color and settings using this popular block. Read more…

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


Free “Flowers” Project & Tutorial from Heidi Kory

Not just for Valentines…

Download the EQ7 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…


  • News about EQ7 for Mac
  • Our downloadable STASH batiks
  • More free projects and fun