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Issue: August 2018

EQ Academy is almost here!

With just over a month until fall Academy, classes are filling up! We'd love to see you at our three-day workshop in Perrysburg, Ohio, September 6-8. Come for an afternoon, or stay all three days! There are lots of options so you can find the classes that are right for your interests and schedule. Enroll now >


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 >

Are you Teaching an EQ8 Class?

Let us know so we can help our customers find your class! Request access to our teacher resources, then list your classes on our site. Teach EQ > 


Free Project of the Month: Outstanding Orchard

What an "outstanding" quilt to remember those fall apple-picking trips! This quilt was designed by EQ Heidi for EQ8, EQ7, and EQ Mini owners. Download now >

Sweet Strawberries

This "sweet" project download will have your mouth watering! This quilt was designed by EQ Heidi for EQ8, EQ7, and EQ Mini owners. Download now >

'Round the Rind

Here's one more since we all now have food on our minds! This quilt was designed by EQ Heidi for EQ8, EQ7, and EQ Mini owners. Download now >

Free Fabric of the Month: Fandangle by Christa Watson

Download this vibrant Fandangle line by Christa Watson for Benartex. Download now >

Check out the EQ Design Challenge! You could win these fabrics!!


Block Spotlight

The best way to learn to use EQ is to challenge yourself. Check out the Block Spotlight to see what YOU can design with this awesome block. We'd love to see what you come up with! View the challenge >

Design & Discover Lesson

This month's Design & Discover will teach you how to trace images in EasyDraw and manipulate borders to create unique quilt layouts. View the lesson now >

EQ8 Lessons with Lori: Shipmates Bench Pillow

Lori takes you through the design process of creating this adorable bench pillow. View the lesson now >

EQ8 Lessons with Yvonne: Curved Blocks Create Movement

Check out how curved blocks and EQ8's Symmetry tool can create movement throughout your quilt. View the lesson now >


EQ Design Challenge!

Submit an EQ quilt design to our challenge featuring Christa Watson's new fabric line, Fandangle by Benartex. Three winners will receive the actual fabric to make their quilt tops! Get the details >

We Want to Know!

Do you own our newest EQ8 lesson book? If so, tell us which chapter you like the best! Take the survey >

Monthly Contest

Donna Westerkamp wins a downloadable STASH for correctly answering last month's question: In EQ8, which tool flips and rotates all blocks in a quilt simultaneously, allowing you to try out lots of different block orientations quickly? Answer: The Symmetry tool!
NEW CONTEST: We found this amazing quilt in the Quilt Gallery! Who designed it? (Hint: Do You EQ?) Send us the correct answer and you may win a downloadable STASH of your choice.

View complete contest details >
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