EQ Seasons May Be Over, But It Still Lives On….

EQ Seasons Row Along

EQ Seasons Row AlongI don’t know about you, but the last six weeks has really been an amazing gift.

To bring 19 bloggers together, and thousands of quilters visiting our sites enjoying the patterns and the learning experience with the Electric Quilt tutorials has been a wonderful and joyous delight.

I never dreamed that it would all come together so quickly, and then end just as quick. These weeks have just whizzed right by and before you know it, we’ll be in 2016.

I truly hope you have enjoyed this experience as much as I have, hopefully, you’ve found a few new blogs to follow, left some comments that the bloggers smiled over, and in the end browsed away knowing you had a fun time visiting with us.

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EQ Seasons – Week 6 My Week 5

Marian's Preview

Marian's PreviewWell, it’s finally time to wrap up this event, and move on to other things. It has been fun, creative, and overall, a great time. I’ve enjoyed every week of the rows offered by the featured bloggers. The Flickr group has been a blast seeing what ya’ll have done with the rows, and I will be looking forward to your finishes.

I do not have my quilt finished, I have my rows finished, but they are not even on the ends, and I have spent the weekend tearing them apart, coming up with ways to try and fix them.

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EQ Seasons – Week 6 – Show N Tell Day

EQ Seasons Row Along

EQ Seasons Row Along

Today is the start of week 6 and the last week for the EQ Seasons Row-A-Long.

It’s been a HUGE pleasure to host this Row-A-Long on my blog. I’ve had the ability to get to know many of the participating bloggers in a way that I never anticipated, they’ve become friends, and I’m proud to know them. They truly deserve all the credit for making this a successful event.

I wish to thank all of you who’ve commented, who’ve sent emails, those of you who have really let us know you’ve enjoyed this event.

I also wish to thank the sponsors, each of whom contributed freely and were generous with their response. You helped make this event a huge success.

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EQ Seasons: Week 5 Sue In The Garden .. My 4th Row..

EQ Seasons Row Along

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Sue In The Garden

is my 4th and last row of the EQ Seasons Row-A-Long.

Sunbonnet Sue comes from the Electric Quilt library
but the rest of the row is entirely my own artwork.. Who knew I could draw? …. 🙂
I mainly used the shapes in EQ to do this row, it’s a great way to quickly draw, then manipulate the shapes to get what you want in your patterns.

I’m in love with how this row turned out, but I’m thinking that my Sunbonnet Sue’s need some ground cover, like a flower, or some grass.. so I may add them after I finish stitching out the rest of this row.

I did this row mainly in the Raw Edge applique technique, but with a raggy edge, so the stitching is about 1/8-inch inside the applique edge. I didn’t add seam allowances to my shapes, instead I just opted to stitch just inside the edge, then I will brush the edges with a toothbrush to give them a raggy appearance.

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Welcome To EQ Seasons – Week 5

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EQ Seasons Row Along

Today is the start of week 5 for the EQ Seasons Row-A-Long. Each week, we’ve some great new rows and this week is no different. You’ll see everything from pumpkins, to mittens, to oceans and gardens..

I have truly enjoyed seeing your comments each week, it’s been wonderful to know that the response to this Row-A-Long has been so well received.

Amongst the giveaways this week, we have the Electric Quilt software giveaway and you’ll want to be sure to stop in at DoYouEQ.com to enter the giveaway for that software. If you’ve always wanted EQ, this is your opportunity to possibly win it. 

Please take time to read the rules of the sweepstake/giveaways on this page, it will help you to know what is required of these giveaways.

This weeks winners are: 

Week 4
(I am having issues with Facebook today it just will not load for me, so I wasn’t able to post the winners to Facebook today)

For the Northcott Fabrics Giveaway/Sweepstakes
Joellyn Partyka – Clarkston, MI
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Fat Quarter Shop $25.00 Gift Certificate
Joan Whistler won at Patti’s Patchwork
Colette LeFever won at Creatin In the Sticks
Rommy van Houten won at Patchwork Breeze
Lisa England won at Inklingo
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Aurifil
Cathy won at Creatin In the Sticks
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Cherry Blossoms Gift Certificate
Sally Murray won at Patchwork Breeze
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Connecting Threads
Sarah Clark won at Stof Genoeg
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Inklingo
Kathy E
Lori Morton
MaryEllen McAuliffe
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Seams To Be Sew Harvest Moon Patterns
Sue Bewley
Sarah Clark
Kari Bauer
Sandra Burnette
Angela Whittemore

Please take a moment and thank the sponsors, it only takes a moment. Without them, we couldn’t offer these great gifts to you from the sponsors.

Week 6 is Show N Tell week, and the anticipated KNK USA Zing Air & Hobbs Batting giveaways. We’ll also have 1 last Northcott fabric bundle for you to enter also. Be sure and check back… you’ll want to see how the bloggers used their rows.

I’d like to stress, this is NOT the Row By Row Experience Shop Hop.

While EQ Seasons basically works the same, you get to collect rows in the comfort of your own home, workplace, car, where ever you have internet service at.

Please download your files on a pc/desktop/laptop with Windows or Mac, versus using Mobile Apps/Smart Devices/ipads/kindle… If your pdf doesn’t open, it’s most likely because you’ve used a device to download with that isn’t allowed for that app.

Let’s Get On With Today’s Schedule…

Sew Incredibly Crazy

Sew Incredibly Crazy

Darlene's EQ Season RAL

QuiltShop Gal

Loreen's Schoolhouse

Loreen’s Schoolhouse

Electric Quilt

Electric Quilt’s How To Layout Your Rows

Stof Genoeg

Stof Genoeg

Seams To Be Sew

Seams To Be Sew

Giveaways/Sweepstakes Being Given Out This Week:  

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EQ Seasons: Week 4 Fall Harvest .. My 3rd Row..

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The above was my original pattern, but it’s not the pattern I am releasing.

I really love cornucopia’s, and I felt that my cornucopia got lost in the middle somewhere. So I redesigned this row last month… 

This is the row I am releasing today:

If you don’t see the image below, please try switching browsers. I can’t seem to see it in Opera, but I can see it in other browsers.

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 As you can see, their isn’t much difference, with the minor difference that I eliminated a block on each side. Every block is still their, I just chose to show them differently.

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Welcome To EQ Seasons – Week 4…

EQ Seasons Row Along

EQ Seasons Row Along

Can you believe it.. Here we are already in week 4… This year has gone by so quickly… One moment it was January 4th, and today it’s September 22… it’s just gone by way to quickly.

Just two weeks left for EQ Seasons, it seems just like yesterday that I wrote and invited other designers and bloggers to this event, and we are almost over it now. It’s been an amazing 3 weeks so far and week 4 is no different.

It’s been a very exciting week seeing what people have created so far, we’ve had some wonderful new additions to the Flickr group, we’ve got some really cute rows already up for you to view there.

The Facebook group has also been very active with the various topics, and people curious about this Row-Along.

Today I’ll be posting my 3rd row based on the season of Fall, it will be posted under this post.

Be sure and check back to as we will be announcing last weeks winners today. This post will be updated when we know all the winners.

Week 3

For the Northcott Fabrics Giveaway/Sweepstakes
Mackenzi J
Lincoln, Ill
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Fat Quarter Shop $25.00 Gift Certificate
Rebecca Schmitt won at Morning Glory
Gwen Fisher won at Sew Hooked
Carol Nelms won at Just Let Me Quilt
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Aurifil
Doris McCarty won at Morning Glory
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Sew Hooked Vintage Pattern
Janis T
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Inklingo
Carol C won at Stof Genoeg
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Andover FQ Bundle
Marti Meadows won at Morning Glory
Andover Batik Strip Pack
Vicki Hill won at Morning Glory
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Free Morning Glory Design Pattern
Colette LeFever won at Morning Glory

Please take a moment and thank the sponsors, it only takes a moment. Without them, we couldn’t offer these great gifts to you from the sponsors.

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