• New book for EQ7! EQ with Me: Quilt Design
  • Republished book! EQ with Me: Applique Drawing
  • Sign up NOW for Hands-on EQ7 & EQStitch Classes
  • Free Stormy Autumn Project by Jo Moury
  • Three Free Schoolhouse Projects Celebrate Back to School
  • EQ7 Summer School Mini-Lesson 4
  • Foundation Lesson 4 from Werner Taesler
  • Bea Shows Designing with the Go Cat
  • Jan Shows Tracing a Pooch



2 New Books Coming Soon!

New! EQ with Me: Quilt Design book
Octagonal and round quilts! Hexagon blocks and quilts! Landscapes, t-shirt quilts, scalloped borders! Even designing for fabric pre-cuts and AccuQuilt die sizes! Written by EQ expert users to give you steps you’ll use and reuse when designing your own quilts. Perfect for ALL EQ users, even beginners. Large-format, full-color and SPIRAL bound.

New books

Republished! EQ with Me: Applique Drawing book
Angie Padilla’s Applique Drawing book is back. So popular it sold out for EQ6! This republished update of the same book, includes the new EQ7 Swath tool, and comes in a large-format SPIRAL edition.

Sign up for our Special Offers email to find out when these great new books will be shipping!


EQ7 for Mac Coming Later This Year!

For full details about this program, plus discounts for current EQ7 users, be sure you’re signed up for our Special Offers email list.
We’ll email full information when EQ7 for Mac is released.


EQ Products at QuiltExpo in Madison, WI

See an EQ demo in the SoftScrap booth (#94-106) September 5-7!



Modern Quilts Unlimited features EQ7 “Lady of the Lake” Designing

Heidi Kory shows modern designing with this traditional favorite. Read more on our blog.


Jennifer Rapacki Writes about EQ7 for The Quilt Life

Jennifer’s article, “Unleash the Possibilities” (October 2013), details how she used EQ7 to design a quilt based on her bedroom curtain colors. (Jennifer uses EQ7 on a Mac and will probably be happy to know EQ7 for Mac is coming soon.)

The Quilt Life article


Jo Moury’s EQ7 Quilt Makes Quiltmaker Cover

Find Jo’s sewing instructions in Quiltmaker’s September/October issue. For a free project for another beautiful quilt by Jo, read on below.

Jo Moury cover


Fall Designs at

Kids in school. Days are longer. Perfect for quilting, as are these patterns

A Day at the Beach
Autumn Splendor
by Angie Padilla
Frozen Delights
Thankful Bounty
by Denise Russart
Lets Picnic
New York Beauty
by Karen K. Stone
Halloween Row by Row
by Sindy Rodenmayer

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


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Sharon Kaiser Wins “Name that Tool” Contest

Sharon won Karen K. Stone MORE Quilts for being the winner chosen from correct answers to last month’s contest question: “what’s the name of that tool.” The tool was the Swath tool from the PatchDraw Applique worktable.


New Contest – Name That Thread

What is the name of the last thread style in EQ7? You’ll win a copy of Quilting Design Vol. 4 if your correct answer is chosen.

Subject line: Name that Thread
Your Full Name:
Your Email:
Your guess:




Registration now open for EQ7 and EQStitch Hands-on Classes at Quilt Festival in Houston

View our class options. Not sure which class to take? Contact EQ and we’ll help you decide.

Enroll now!


Barb Vlack AQS Des Moines EQ7 Classes Next Month

Barb offers 4 hands-on classes from Wednesday, October 2, 2013 – Saturday, October 5, 2013.


Yvonne Menear Offers Two-Day EQStitch Seminar in February 2014

Class size limited. Sign up now! Yvonne, author of Learning EQStitch, will teach February 25-26, 2014 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference center in Puyallup, Washington, just prior to the Puyallup Sewing Expo. Open to all students. See full details.


EQ7 Summer Drawing School Mini-Lesson 4

Sew AlongSummer’s over. Here’s a recap of all 8 of Jenny’s summer series lessons:

Don’t forget! Stop back October 1 for the Quilt Link Up! We’d love to see your final projects!


Bea Lee Shows How She Designed with the Go Cat

See her tutorial.

Bea Lee cat


Jan Baillie Teaches Tracing

See this tutorial if you’ve wanted to trace for applique in EQ and don’t know where to start.

Bea Lee cat


Werner Taesler’s Lesson 4: 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 4.

Visit Werner’s Mini-Patch site for a free PDF pattern and My Exercise A4 EQ7 project.


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).


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 Chocolates

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: Drawing Flying Geese in EQ7




Free Stormy Autumn Project from Jo Moury

Jo’s stunning design combines Storm at Sea with appliqued leaves.


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


Free Tiny Schoolhouse Project from Heidi Kory

Tiny Schoolhouse

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


Free Welcome Back Project from Heidi Kory

Welcome Back

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


Free Traditional Schoolhouse Block Project

Old Schoolhouse

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


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.

Sindy has set up a Yahoo group to share and chat about the embroidery designs she makes using EQ Stitch.


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 info about the Mac program
Lots of free Halloween projects & a pumpkin recipe