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Posts Tagged ‘EQ7 quilt program’

Pattern Writing FUN!

Posted on: May 6th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Did you know that Electric Quilt is celebrating their 25th Anniversary? I may be a wee bit late to the party…. But this party will last all year long! So it’s not to late to join in the fun!  Electric Quilt is celebrating by offering giveaways each month. You can read all about it here. […]

Rural Squirrel goes to QuiltCon2016

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Back in November of 2015, I received an email from Northcott Fabrics. They were looking for designers who were interested in designing quilts for their booth at Quiltcon 2016. Northcott Fabrics was eager to have quilts featuring their newest ColorWorks Concepts lines found here and here. These new collections were made to coordinate with their […]

My day on the EQ7: Seasons Row-A-Long

Posted on: September 8th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Back in May, I was approached by Amy of Sew Incredibly Crazy to participate in this super fun quilt along. Each participant was to design a quilt row, 8″ x 60″, featuring blocks that represent a season. For my row, I chose the season of fall. When I contemplated fall, the first thing I thought […]

EQ7: Seasons Row-A-Long

Posted on: September 1st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Have you heard the news? There is a fun new blog hop happening this fall – the EQ7: Seasons Row-A-Long! This fun hop has been sponsored by Northcott Fabrics and is hosted by our friend Marian of Seams to Be Sew. She has been working hard all summer organizing this fabulous hop and drumming up sponsors for […]

Bear and Bees baby quilt finish

Posted on: July 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

This little quilt makes me so happy! It was sure pretty quick to put together. Once I figured out how to piece those little bee blocks that is. I used my EQ7 program to work on this design and am so pleased with how much it looks like the EQ7 image. You can read more […]

Using my EQ7 Quilt Program

Posted on: July 12th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Do you remember back in May when I showed you my first Sunday Stash from Canadian National Fabric here? Well, those cute bears on the Theodore & Izzy line got stuck in my head. So I drew up a bear and some bees on my graph paper. And then, once I had an idea of what […]

Let’s Bee Social #58

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

What am I doing this week?  Working on WoW-E! #3 – a custom order toddler quilt. This really is a labour and time intensive quilt.  This quilt is one row and one column larger than the original WoW-E!  For a quilt this size, first you have to make 272 small and 272 large HST. These […]

Stepping Stones Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted on: January 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am sharing a tutorial for the Stepping Stones quilt block designed in EQ7. I next had to decide on a positive or negative setting.  I drew these up on my EQ7 quilt program. I asked my son Russell for his opinion.  He favoured the one on the left in the positive setting.  But […]

GO! Ohio Star quilt finish

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to my stop on the AccuQuilt GO! BlockOnBoard blog hop! For my project I chose the GO! Ohio Star die and set to work designing a quilt using my EQ7 quilt program.  I decided to put that Ohio Star on point and then added a simple nine patch to be used as an alternate […]

Friday Finish – a baby boy quilt top

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Anybody inspired to give this one a name?  I am stumped!But very happy with this Friday Finish…. This top was pieced using some yummy Kona cotton solids:  Cyan, Azure, Grass and Peapod along with Black, Coal, Medium Grey and Snow for the background. The backing fabric I chose is Michael Miller’s Everyday Houndstooth in Lagoon.  […]