Official Welcome of Summer – Sponsored by Electric Quilt, Happy 4th and a Giveaway too!

  While I'm late at recognizing the Arrival of Summer, I hope you'll forgive me and be just as happy about joining in our celebration to welcome Summer today, as well as the 4th of July!  I hope summer brings you plenty of smiles, some nice sunshine, and breezes, as well as plenty of time … Continue reading Official Welcome of Summer – Sponsored by Electric Quilt, Happy 4th and a Giveaway too!

Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 10 – Clipping Blocks Tool, Text Applique’ & More

Today we have our final “15 Minutes of Play” tutorial for EQ8 software, in our  Star design table runner series.  These tutorials are really meant to encourage everyone to get in an play with their EQ software.  Seriously, if you play for 15 minutes a day you'll be amazed, in no time at all, how … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 10 – Clipping Blocks Tool, Text Applique’ & More

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

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 3 (And an EQ Challenge)

Today I'm sharing another EQ8 tutorial, as part of my series of 15 Minutes A Day of "play time".  I hope to inspire EQ users to open up their EQ8 (or any EQ SW) and "play" with it.   I'm a believer that if you play with EQ software for 15 minutes a day, you'll quickly … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 3 (And an EQ Challenge)