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Peckish aka Peggi
Normally I would not want a computer program but I am working on a scrappy quilt and do not have a place to lay it out to make sure the colors are where they need to be. I am not using a pattern or any thing, just putting it together.
All in all though I love the program and what it allows me to do and see before I commit to a particular pattern and fabric!
I had Electric Quilt 6 and upgraded to EQ7. I love it because I can design patterns and they are saved to use again or to tweak into something else. I'm hopeless at keeping track of paper it's digital all the way for me. For example, I am making 4 identical Christmas throws for my family in memory of my grandmother. I have all the fabric purchased and set aside. And pictures of the finished product but now that the first one is done I am taking a break. I know the plans are safely inside EQ and backed up on Carbonite.
APQS Millenium Longarm with Intelliquilter
I am presently asking the same thing YOU asked as I sit with grafting paper and math solutions to limited remnants of fabric for borders, trying to decide which stack & whack block should go where as NONE are exactly alike! I thought this could help me see them set up. I love my wall quilt for playing with REAL blocks and REAL fabrics but when it comes to setting the quilt together...I think the software could save me hours of math and figures so I could get busy sewing. Thank you for asking this! I can see not all versions of EQ are created equal. HOPE people continue to post their opinions to help me decide.