Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
EQ7/EQ8 Tips, Q&A here! >

EQ7/EQ8 Tips, Q&A here!

EQ7/EQ8 Tips, Q&A here!

Old 12-30-2020, 09:13 AM
  #201  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 115
Default

It's amazing how many well known quilt designers use EQ to design the projects they sell!
LaurMac is offline  
Old 12-30-2020, 09:31 AM
  #202  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: las vegas nv.
Posts: 2,425
Default

Originally Posted by Prism99 View Post
Having struggled to learn EQ7 for five years before finally figuring out the basics, I figure this could be a good place for people like me to ask questions, get answers, and post user tips. If you have EQ software sitting idle because you are frustrated with it, ask some questions here!

I am thrilled to finally be able to create some quilts in EQ7. What really jump-started me (after 5 years of getting mostly nowhere) was a free video tutorial series by Kari Schell called "Catch the Waves":
https://www.onpointquilter.com/blog/...-quilt-newbies

She also has a blog with short video tutorials in her archives: https://www.onpointquilter.com/ . I found her Irish Chain quilt helpful: https://www.onpointquilter.com/blog/double-irish-chain
Oh huge thank-you for starting this thread & for sharing the links as I have always wanted to dive into this program to see if I could learn it. I am awful at math & most patterns confuse me I know sad for a quilter lol
craftiladi is offline  
Old 12-30-2020, 03:04 PM
  #203  
Super Member
 
Teen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Southwest Idaho
Posts: 5,509
Default

Originally Posted by LaurMac View Post
It's amazing how many well known quilt designers use EQ to design the projects they sell!
I know...I figure if they can do it so can I... Probably shouldnít admit this but some patterns are easily recreated on EQ8 for personal use so saving on pattern purchases is a plus.
Teen is offline  
Old 02-14-2021, 12:50 PM
  #204  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Maple City, MI
Posts: 2,103
Default

I have had EQ 6, 7, and now 8....Learning curve to each one, but oh what a program! I often redraw patterns so that I am more clear about how they will look.
rusty quilter is offline  
Old 02-14-2021, 05:41 PM
  #205  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: kansas
Posts: 6,354
Default

I have 7 and updated for 8 and I find it so much easier.
quiltingshorttimer is offline  
Old 03-15-2021, 08:02 PM
  #206  
Super Member
 
thepolyparrot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Mars
Posts: 2,393
Default

One thing I can't figure out and can't find an answer for in the help files or the EQ block is how to make a shaped border.

I need to cut the corners off of my larger quilts so that they're not on the floor. I can't figure out how to draw that. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
thepolyparrot is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
RoslynK
Main
8
08-17-2015 02:03 PM
Rhonda
Main
8
11-08-2012 11:29 PM
Johanna Fritz
Links and Resources
4
08-30-2012 12:08 PM
CarolinePaj
Pictures
90
02-13-2011 12:41 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.