• 3 Cute Fall Projects from Heidi Kory
  • Sewable Robot Toy Designed by Jenny Novinsky
  • Hexie Hints
  • Contest About Barb Vlack’s Toes
  • Foundation Lesson 5 from Werner Taesler



EQ7 for Mac

The upcoming EQ7 for Mac is still being tested. For full information, and release date when we have it, sign up for our email list. (We never share your information.)
Updated release estimate
: early 2014


Hexie Know-How

Drawing Hexies is hot! Our new book EQ with Me: Quilt Design shows how to draw them in EQ7. (You’ll also learn to design a hexagon-shaped quilt).

Quilt design book


Or download pre-drawn hexies from My EQ Boutique.

Pieced Hexies
by Mickey Depre

Based on the book, Pieced Hexies.

Flowering Hexies
by Christiane Wipplinger

17 beautiful and unique designs.


100 BlocksQuiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8 Sneak Peek!

Look what arrived at the office today (available on newstands soon)! These 100 Blocks special issues are packed full of techniques, inspiration and, of course, block patterns!

We’re making these patterns available to you in digital format at 100 Blocks volumes 1-3 are now available! That’s 300 patterns right at your fingertips! And don’t forget, you can print template patterns, foundation patterns and rotary cutting charts for all of the blocks at ANY size!

In this Volume 8 special issue, EQ’s Jenny Novinsky tells you a bit about how you can use the My EQ Boutique 100 Blocks collections!


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Keep up with what’s going on at EQ! Follow @ElectricQuilt on Twitter and on Facebook too! Hint! Watch for special sales for Twitter/Facebook followers only!

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Holiday Designs at

Sew-ready for Christmas? Check out these patterns from MyEQBoutique!

All Things Christmas
All Things Christmas
by Regina Grewe
Frosty Flakes
Frosty Flakes
by Angie Padilla
Poinsettia Starburst
Poinsettia Starburst
by Denise Russart
Oh Christmas Tree
Oh Christmas Tree
by Angie Padilla

See hundreds of beautiful My EQ Boutique designs including other free collections.


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Block Contest Ends Soon! Enter to Win $100 Gift Certificate!

EQ Contest

Contest ends November 8th! Submit your entry now! Enter for a chance to win a $100 EQ Gift Certificate!

We want to see you sew something! Download the EQ project file on the blog and create something using any of the blocks in the Sketchbook. All submissions will be posted on Facebook for YOU to vote on! Check out the blog post with details.


Debra Reber Wins “Pucker Up” Contest

Debra won Quilting Designs Vol. 7 for knowing that Yvonne Menear discusses “puckering” on page 103 in her EQ with Me: Learning EQStitch book.


New Contest – Toes!

On what page in the new EQ with Me: Quilt Design book does a drawing of Barb Vlack’s toes appear? Answer correctly and if we choose your correct answer you’ll win Quilting Designs Vol. 6.

Subject line: Toes
Your Full Name:
Your Email:
Your guess:




Werner Taesler’s Lesson 5: 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 5 by visiting Werner’s Mini-Patch site. You’ll also find a free PDF pattern and My Exercise A5e EQ7 project there.

Werner Taesler


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 Leafy Greens

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: Turning a Photo into a Block by Tracing in EQ7




Robot Toy to Make for the Holiday

Sew this friendly fellow for your favorite robot-fan. Designed in EQ7 by Jenny Novinsky, it originally appeared in Fat Quarterly Magazine. See more of Jenny’s designs on My EQ Boutique.


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


Christa Watson Shares EQ7 Designs

Read about Christa and download her modern projects.

Christa Tree


Free Cozy Kitchen Project by Heidi Kory

What’s cooking, good looking?


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


Free Turkey Dinner Project by Heidi Kory

Add a button eye to this big guy.


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


Free Fall Fun Project by Heidi Kory

Table-runner anyone?

Fall Fun

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


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