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  • Publisher: The Electric Quilt Company
  • Edition: BE Spiral bound
  • Publication: 26 January 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781893824942
  • Stock: 48 in stock
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 136
  • RRP: £22.99
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EQ8 Designing Quilts


Quilt design tricks from EQ8 experts by The Electric Quilt Company

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Book Description

This book will teach you to design with the most popular tools and features in the Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8) quilting design software. Learn EQ8 quilt-design secrets directly from the experts at the Electric Quilt Company. 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.

This book includes chapters on a wide variety of quilt designs, each teaching you many different features within the EQ8 software. Working through each chapter will help you increase your knowledge and understanding of EQ8 so you can design your own masterpieces!


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 (Jo Moury)  Quilts made with Serendipity! 
Frame a block to showcase your designs!

Chapter 2 (Amy Friend)  Modern quilts!
Use asymmetric borders to create negative space for modern designs.

Chapter 3 (Evelyn Townsend)  Quilts with quilting stencils!
Design faux on-point quilts using interesting block-setting tricks.

Chapter 4 (Patti R. Anderson)  Circular quilts!
Draw pieced wedges and turn them into gorgeous eye-catching quilts.

Chapter 5 (Kerry Goulder)  Custom quilts!
Learn the tips and tricks for tracing a photo to draw a foundation pieced block, then feature it in a simple custom layout.

Chapter 6 (Jenny Novinsky)  T-shirt quilts!
Customize a layout from the library to create your own t-shirt quilt.

Chapter 7 (Barb Vlack)  Hexagon quilts!
Create Hexagon blocks and quilts using an isometric grid.

Chapter 8  Sashing tips!
Learn to extend cornerstones into the border of your quilt.

Chapter 8  Lone Star quilts!
Create quick, easy and dazzling Lone Star quilts!


About the Author

About The Electric Quilt Company

The Electric Quilt Company produces the leading quilt design software in the industry, EQ8. Since 1991, The Electric Quilt Company prides itself on making software easy to use and offering top-notch technical support to its users.

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