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Electric Quilt EQ8 Lessons for Beginners Book

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Electric Quilt EQ8 Lessons for Beginners Book

Price: $29.95

Learn step by step exercises for your EQ8 software! Easy to follow lessons that cover the basics of each three main worktables. Requires EQ8 software.

Electric Quilt Part Number: B-8LESSONS
Electric Quilt ISBN Number: 978-1-893824-92-8

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If you are purchasing for one our upcoming classes, please be aware orders must placed no later than 2 weeks prior to the class.


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This 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 templates, rotary cutting charts, and foundation paper piecing 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 lie flat. Chapter 1 gives an in-depth look at each worktable. Learn how to name projects and see the contents of your Project Sketchbook. Learn to use the Home screen and how to find help. Chapter 2-4 offer 16 short and easy lessons that are just what you need to take you beyond the basics. In this information-packed section you’ll find topics like:

Electric Quilt EQ8 Lessons for Beginners


Product Features:

  • Select quilt layouts
  • Make changes to a layout
  • Add, remove and resize borders
  • Set blocks and fabrics into the layout
  • Use the quilt tools and speed keys
  • Print quilts, yardage, foundations and templates
  • Learn the rules of EasyDraw for drawing pieced blocks
  • Draw new EasyDraw blocks
  • Create an applique motif
  • Use the PosieMaker tool
  • Create a custom library of blocks
  • Edit blocks from the library or sketchbook
  • Import photos and fabric scans
  • Straighten and crop fabric scans
  • Apply the correct scale to fabric
  • Fussy cut fabric into position within a patch
  • Build a custom fabric library
  • Understanding layers in EQ
  • Creating a custom quilt from a block drawing
  • Using pre-designed quick quilts
  • Creating blocks with Serendipity
  • Drawing blocks with the eight point star grid
  • Searching for blocks by category
  • Searching for fabrics by color
  • Insight on rotary cutting charts in EQ

Please note this is a special order item. If you are purchasing for one our upcoming classes, please be aware orders must placed no later than 2 weeks prior to the class. Electric Quilt EQ8 is required.

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