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Issue: September 2018

New Book Alert!

One book just wasn't enough! If you liked the first EQ8 Designing Quilts book, you'll love the new EQ Designing More Quilts book! Learn to design quilts in EQ8 from your favorite quilters with step-by-step lessons that will teach you to use the software in new and creative ways. Read more >
(Pssst... Order the new book by September 3 and you'll save 25% with code SITEWIDE25)


EQ8 Update

Are you running the most up-to-date version of EQ8? A free update was released a few weeks ago. Visit the EQ8 Updates page for more info.
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Quilt Festival (Houston)

Going to Quilt Festival in Houston this fall? Mary Ellen Kranz and Barb Vlack will be teaching EQ8 classes at the show! Read more >


Free Project of the Month:
Magical Maples

The best kind of leaves are the ones that don't need raking!  Download this free project for EQ8, EQ7, or EQ Mini. Download now >

Free Fabric of the Month:
Fantine by Lila Tueller

A pretty collection of florals never disappoints! Add this collection from Riley Blake to your EQ8 Fabric Library. Download now >

Michael Miller Hash Dot Fabric Challenge

Are you participating in the Michael Miller Hash Dot Fabric Challenge for QuiltCon 2019? Download this Fabric Library to add the challenge fabrics to your EQ8 and design your winning quilt! Download now >

Awesome Academics

The kids are back in school. Celebrate the return of your sewing time with this school-inspired mini! Download this free project for EQ8, EQ7, or EQ Mini. Download now >

Adorable Acorns

The name of this quilt says it all! Download this free project for EQ8, EQ7, or EQ Mini.
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Block Spotlight

Have you participated in one of our EQ8 Block Spotlight challenges yet? This month's block is Pyramid Kite and it has a lot of fun possibilities! Come see what others have designed with the block and add your own quilt! View now >

Design & Discover Series

Visit the blog to see the newest post in the Design & Discover series! This month you'll learn about metafiles and creating PDF patterns. View now >

Fandangle Fabric Design Contest

WOW! What an amazing group of quilts entered in the contest! Entries are now closed (winners will be announced next week), but that shouldn't stop you from checking out all the inspiring designs submitted by EQ8 users!
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Monthly Contest

Candy Huddleston wins a downloadable STASH for correctly identifying the design in last month's newsletter as Twila Richter's Never Again quilt.

NEW CONTEST: Name one of the lesson contributors in the new EQ8 Designing More Quilts book! Send us the correct answer and you may win a downloadable STASH of your choice.

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