These books were specifically written for Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) software. Each is full-color and spiral bound. Check the product “Which Book to Buy” tab for help choosing which books are best for you.
An Illustrated Guide to the EQ8 Library BlocksThis is a fun, uncomplicated book for any EQ8 user. In your busy lifestyle, you probably don’t have the time to sit at the computer and take a long look at every block in the EQ8 Library. This book offers an escape from the computer to a world of inspiration. So between meetings, soccer games or whatever fills your life, flip through the pages of this visually appealing book and simply enjoy the view, or use it to plan the blocks you’ll use in your next quilt.
All 6,700+ blocks are organized by category and style, just as they appear in EQ8. Each is named, illustrated and indexed. Use this book to find the blocks you want to use for your next EQ8 project. It’s so easy to use the Block Library Search tools to quickly find the blocks in EQ8.
There are up to 42 color blocks per 8.5 x 11 inch page, 216 total pages. Plus it has the popular spiral binding so pages can rotate 360 degrees and lay flat. This book makes a wonderful gift.
Quilt Design Tricks from EQ8 ExpertsThis book will teach you to design with the most popular tools and features in EQ8 software! Learn EQ8 quilt-design secrets directly from EQ experts. Each step-by-step lesson is like taking a class in your home. Perfect for EQ8 users at any learning stage—beginning, intermediate, or advanced. Increase your knowledge of the tools and features, discover new tricks to help make your creativity a reality, and then use all of this information as inspiration to plan and design your own amazing quilts!
This 136-page fully illustrated book has a convenient spiral binding that allows pages to rotate 360 degrees and lie flat. Written for EQ8 Windows and Mac users.
Step-by-Step Exercises for Learning EQ8 SoftwareThis step-by-step lesson book is the best starter book for learning EQ8 software. The lessons are easy to follow and cover the basics of each of the three main worktables of EQ8. You will design quilts, draw blocks, import fabric scans, print patterns and calculate yardage estimates.
Even if you’ve owned earlier versions of EQ, this book will introduce new features, while refreshing and energizing your approach to quilt design.
This 128-page fully illustrated color book has a convenient spiral binding that allows pages to rotate 360 degrees and lay flat.
User Index of Features and Functions for EQ8 SoftwareThe EQ8 Reference Manual is the ultimate handbook for describing all the program features, functions and tools. It gives you the essentials for understanding the EQ8 software.
This book is available as a PDF from the Help menu in the EQ8 software. It can be opened for reading or downloading to your computer. It is also available for purchase as a printed book. This entirely revised manual has 256 pages fully illustrated and in color. The convenient spiral binding allows pages to rotate 360 degrees and lay flat. For those who prefer a printed book over digital, you’ll find the EQ8 Reference Manual a useful addition to your EQ8 supplies.
Note: This book is available as a FREE PDF download for all owners of EQ8 software. The printed version is available for purchase for those who prefer a physical book.