• Judy Martin’s Star Power CD Released this week
  • BlockBase Sew Along Starts
  • Part 6 of Jo’s Mystery Quilt
  • Free Funky Foliage Project and many more


New! Judy Martin Star Power — Blocks & Quilts for EQ7!

Shipping this week! Judy Martin’s Star Power installs right into your Electric Quilt 7 software. Instantly enjoy 61 Star Power quilts and add 110 stunning blocks to your library. PLUS, the software includes piecing diagrams for every quilt and block! Order now and your order will ship when available!

New EQ Blog Features Gurus and Gifts

Behind the Mouse Blog. Bookmark this new go-to EQ place for info, tips, free projects, and blog posts by our special stable of EQ gurus sharing expertise. Includes new “Heidi Finds”: EQ’s own Heidi Kory finds the best ideas on the web and puts an EQ spin on it.
EQ Blog

BlockBase Sew Along Starts!

BlockBase Sew AlongStarting today, we will feature a block to sew from BlockBase every two weeks. At the end of each two week period there will be a link up so you can share a photo of your finished block and we can all oohh and aahh over each other’s beautiful blocks! Join any time!

You will need to have the BlockBase software installed on your computer so you can print the sew along patterns.

Read more about the Sew Along, and get started!

Scary Patterns from Cool Designers at
Witch Bootique
Witch Boo-tique
by Angie Padilla

Creepy CupcakesCreepy Cupcakes
by Angie Padilla

Halloween Row by RowHalloween Row by Row by Sindy Rodenmayer

Thankful BountyThankful Bounty
by Denise Russart

Barbara (BlockBase) Brackman Starts New Blog Project

Follow along with Barbara Brackman’s new Grandmother’s Choice blog starting now. A free block each week. Find the block in BlockBase then build the quilt right in EQ7. The topical topic is: The Fight for Women’s Rights.

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Mary Markworth Wins the Guess the Block Name Contest

Mary answered correctly that the BlockBase block we were looking for was named Razzle Dazzle (designed by Michael James). We chose her from all correct answers, and she wins a Quiltmaker Quilting Designs Vol. 6.

New Contest: Dear Jane Welcome Words

The Help in Dear Jane software has a Welcome page with over 100 words. What are the last 4 words on this page?

Subject line: DJ welcome words
Your Full Name:
Your Email:
Your guess:



Jo’s Spring Mystery Quilt: Part 6

The final border and your mystery quilt top is finished! Jo offers 2 options.

Click here for Part 6 Sewing instructions (PDF).
Click here for Jo’s Part 6 EQ7 project.
Click here if you need instructions for downloading a project file.

Sign Up Now for Fall EQ7 Classes in Houston

Two computer labs with hands-on EQ7 classes during Quilt Festival in Houston (October 30 – November 3, 2012) taught by Barb Vlack & Mary Ellen Kranz. Check out these great classes.

Register online.

Other Classes

New! 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 Warm Batiks!

Palette of the Month


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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

New patterns for your FREE software!


Featured Video

Video title: Create Your Own Fabric Repeats





Free Funky Foliage Blocks by Heidi Kory

Get these funky foliage blocks and create something whimsical!

Download the .BLK file to add these blocks to My Library
Download the .blk file and put the file in My Documents > My EQ7 > Users folder. Then open EQ7, go to Libraries > Block Library > My Library. You will see the Funky Foliage library there.

Download the .PJ7 file to get the Quilt Design
Download and save the .PJ7 file to your computer. Double click the file to open it in EQ7. Print and sew the quilt the way Heidi designed it OR make it your own!


Three Cute Halloween Projects for EQ6 & EQ7

Free Trick or Treat project by Heidi Kory
Trick or Treat
Download the EQ6 Project file
Download the EQ7 Project file
Click here if you need instructions for downloading a project file.

Free Haunting project by Heidi Kory
Happy Haunting
Download the EQ6 Project file
Download the EQ7 Project file
Click here if you need instructions for downloading a project file.

Free Jack ‘O Lantern project by Sara Seuberling
Jack 'O Lantern
Download the EQ6 Project file
Download the EQ7 Project file
Click here if you need instructions for downloading a project file.


Pumpkin Bread Recipe from EQ the Mouse

He’s back, with his favorite Non-Fat Pumpkin Bread recipe. Pumpkin Bread (PDF).


Links We Love


Regina Grewe’s Free Patterns
Angie Padilla’s EQ7 BOM
Judy Butcher’s Daily Virtual Quilt
Diane Anderson’s Monthly Desktop Calendar
Glynis Thompson’s Patchworkmaniac’s Blog


Coming Next Month…


Karen K. Stone MORE Quilts — Another new product from Karen K. Stone for EQ7