Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 9 – Fat Quarter Shop/Free Rocket Star Block Pattern

Today we have another "15 Minutes of Play" tutorial for EQ8 software, in our  Star design table runner series.  And, while we are going to use a variety of tools, we're also going to be covering Foundation piecing and Sashing! Before we start our tutorial, I want to heighten awareness of a really cool free … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 9 – Fat Quarter Shop/Free Rocket Star Block Pattern

Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 8: Designing in EQ8 for Foundation Piecing

Today we have another "15 Minutes of Play" tutorial for EQ8 software, in our  Star design table runner series.  And, while we are going to use a variety of tools, we're also going to be covering Foundation piecing and Sashing! Let the playtime begin! EQ8 TUTORIAL: Open EQ8 software and click FILE > OPEN PROJECT, … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 8: Designing in EQ8 for Foundation Piecing

Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 7

Today we are going to explore designing in EQ software for AccuQuilt dies.  Of course, you can complete this tutorial, as well as create the design without the use of any die.  But as some quilters are wanting to learn how to use their EQ software to design for their AccuQuilt dies, I wanted to … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 7

Quilters Dream Batting – May Sponsor

I'm delighted that May has arrived and I can announce and thank our May Sponsor: Quilters Dream Batting.  I also get to share insights with you that you may not be aware of and host a giveaway where you can win some yummy batting. Quilters Dream Batting has a large collection of wonderful battings. As … Continue reading Quilters Dream Batting – May Sponsor

Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 6

Today's tutorial, aka "15 minutes of playtime with EQ8 software" is for a flexible design, which I hope you enjoy and have fun learning.  And, I hope you will share your version of what you may design using this tutorial.  Even better, if you make a table runner, or another project, based on any derivative … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 6

Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 5

I love love, love playing in EQ software.  And, I'm committed to encouraging you to learn EQ8 using my approach of "play time" for 15 minutes a Day.  You'll be amazed how much you can learn in a relatively short amount of time, plus have fun playing (aka learning). Ok, time for another EQ tutorial.  … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 5