Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Beyond Basics, #29101

Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Beyond Basics – #29101

Day: Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Mary Ellen Kranz
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(No Kit Fee)

 


Explore the treasure trove of the new EQ8 block, fabric, layout, embroidery, and photo libraries. Make your own fabric libraries from your scanned or downloaded fabrics. Create modern, free-form settings as well as intricate traditional designs. Try multiple border options. Practice drawing curved and straight lines while making blocks and appliqué shapes. Design quilts that will turn heads and open new pathways for your quiltmaking creativity. A working knowledge of EQ software basics is needed for this class.

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Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Fun with Photos, #29501

Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Fun with Photos – #29501

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Mary Ellen Kranz
Level: Intermediate
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(No Kit Fee)

 


Imagine planning quilts that incorporate photographs or scanned images right on your computer. In this class, Mary Ellen will cover the new EQ8’s powerful graphics and photo editing tools. Learn how scanned pictures or digital camera photos can be incorporated into your block and quilt designs. Use your photo as is, or transform it in numerous fun ways to become a part of your fiber art. The class will also address topics of special interest to students who want to learn more about EQ8.

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Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Let’s Start at the Very Beginning, #29102

Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Let’s Start at the Very Beginning – #29102

Day: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Mary Ellen Kranz
Level: Beginner
Member: $80 Retail: $100
(No Kit Fee)

 


Become totally comfortable using the latest version of Electric Quilt software – EQ8 – in a friendly, encouraging, and creative environment. Combine blocks, borders, and virtual fabrics, turning your computer screen into a design wall. Use the latest fabrics, try exciting color combinations, and print blocks, patterns, and yardage quickly. Learn to draw original block designs. Envision your next quilt on screen, and learn how to print out all the patterns you need to make it. Beginners and users of earlier EQ versions are welcome!

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Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Poster Quilts!, #29503

Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Poster Quilts! – #29503

Day: Saturday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Mary Ellen Kranz
Level: All levels
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(No Kit Fee)

 


Poster quilts are quilts with “something to say”. They typically include text as part of the quilt design in order to give your quilts a voice. They make great gifts for babies, young people, or commemorating a special place or event. EQ8 software makes it easy to design your own personalized, poster-sized quilt. Learn to use the EQ8 Text Tool and a huge selection of fonts to personalize your creation with a meaningful message. Add photos or create special block combinations. Mary Ellen will also discuss the latest techniques for printing photos onto fabric.

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Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Quick Start, #29502

Electric Quilt 8 (EQ8): Quick Start – #29502

Day: Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Conestoga AB
Teacher: Mary Ellen Kranz
Level: Beginner
Member: $48 Retail: $60
(No Kit Fee)

 


Mary Ellen will introduce you to the latest version of Electric Quilt software – EQ8 – in a friendly, encouraging, and creative environment. Combine blocks, borders, and virtual fabrics, turning your computer screen into a design wall. Use the latest fabrics, try exciting color combinations, and print blocks, patterns, and yardage quickly. Beginners and users of earlier EQ versions are welcome!

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