Participating in the QuiltCon 2022 Community Outreach Quilt Challenge and own Electric Quilt 8 software?! Download some fabrics for EQ8 that match the Quilt Challenge palette! Fabrics include Moda Bella solids, Kona Cottons, Art Gallery Pure Solids, and some extra coordinating prints! If you’re going to QuiltCon in Phoenix, look for us and say hi!

Note: You must own Electric Quilt 8 software to use this fabric download.

Follow these 3 easy steps to get the fabrics for EQ8:

  1. Click here to download the QuiltCon 2022 Quilt Challenge.fab file.
    Do not open the downloaded file!
    You simply need to move the file to a new location.
  2. Once the file has downloaded completely, open your computer’s Downloads folder and copy and paste the file to your My EQ8 > User Favorites folder. If you’re on a Windows computer, that folder is here: Documents folder > My EQ8 folder. If you’re on a Mac, navigate to your Home folder > My EQ8 folder. 
  3. After you have pasted the QuiltCon 2022 Quilt Challenge.fab file in the User Favorites folder, you can open EQ8 and look for it in the My Favorites section of the EQ8 Fabric Library! Click the plus sign (+) to the left of the name to expand the styles beneath. Click on each one to see the fabrics!


Use the fabrics to design your quilt!

Add your favorite fabrics to the Sketchbook and start designing! Don’t forget that you can print your fabric yardage chart too! Good luck!