Amy Bradley and Electric Quilt are here for the Christmas Caroling Row Along…

Amy Bradley Designs

Christmas Caroling Row AlongIn a day and age when we are seeing more and more people trying various techniques for quilting, along come two sponsors who really give us great joy in our quilting with not only their designs but their software.

I know this post is very late today, it’s just been a very weird day for me. I lost a folder in my email software that included all the sponsor information. Thank goodness I keep all my email from Gmail in the All Mail folder after it’s downloaded… I’m currently re-downloading all email for the last 30 days. Over 5300 emails, but it’s worth it to get that info back.

Today’s great sponsors are Electric Quilt and Amy Bradley Designs.

Electric QuiltElectric Quilt has been a sponsor of this event for all three of this row alongs years now. Our first year actually featured Electric Quilt’s software and all the designers who were in that row along that year used Electric Quilt to create their rows with. We called that Row Along EQ Seasons.





Amy BradleyAmy Bradley is someone whom I’ve long admired and that is the reason I approached her this year to be a sponsor. I absolutely love her patterns. They are cute, fun and whimsical.

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I Love My Electric Quilt – 10 Tips For Using EQ

Electric Quilt

EQ Do You EQ BlogI’ve said it many times over, I love Electric Quilt. It is the most amazing software, they offer great support and when I really need them, they have always been their for me, including when I needed a replacement cd, because I didn’t have mine to reinstall EQ with. These are really great people that go well beyond what you’d expect for tech support, a helping and always friendly attitude and getting you so you feel comfortable using the software. They have been around now for 25 amazing years. Only the best softwares in the world can boast that kind of record.

I am my usual late self, for some reason, I just had it in my head that the 10th of the month was tomorrow, even said it on my post yesterday, and then last night Quiltshop Gal was sending me the rafflecopter code and letting us know she would not be online today.. Sadly, her site is down, so it’s just Tina and I today doing lessons for you.

Today, I have 10+ tips for using Electric Quilt that will make drawing just a little bit easier.. This is not a short video, it’s just right around 42 minutes long, but it is packed with tips and techniques that will make it well worth watching.

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Summer Sensations Let’s Have A Cocktail ….

Summer Sensations

Summer SensationsFriday was the second day of Summer Sensations and we saw some wonderful projects, if you missed the first two days, please stop in and see your fellow bloggers. They have some wonderful projects to show you. 

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Electric Quilt, Canada Day, The 4th of July..

American and Canadian Moose With Fireworks

American and Canadian Moose With FireworksHappy July Everyone, Happy Canada Day for my fellow Canadians, and for those of you in the USA gearing up for Monday, July 4th, Have a wonderful weekend…

Today is a great day for me, I get to announce that Electric Quilt will be giving us their newest software, EQ Mini for a giveaway item during The Road Home Row Along. If you haven’t heard of it, that’s because it is brand new. I do think it has many of the same features as the older Quilt Design Wizard, but it’s still great software just the same. There are some obvious differences between EQ itself and EQ Mini, namely, Continue reading

Adding Machine Embroidery Designs To Quilt Layouts In EQ7..

Adding Embroidery To Quilts-small

Adding Embroidery To Quilts-smallToday, I have a new tutorial for Electric Quilt, and the 10th lesson, I’ve added this year for EQ, making it now 37 lessons on EQ itself that are now offered here at Seams To Be Sew.

This year, I am participating in a one day event each month with QuiltShop Gal and other bloggers for the day, posting something about EQ, whether it’s a lesson, or something created in EQ, we’re all doing something.

You can find my other EQ lessons here.

Links To references used in the video are:

Learning EQ 7 Facebook Group
Kreative Kiwi
Skeldale House
Embroidery Library

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EQ Seasons – Week 2.. Welcome

EQ Seasons Row Along

EQ Seasons Row Along

Here we are in week 2 of EQ Seasons, and 5 new row patterns will be released today.

It’s been a very exciting week seeing what people have created so far, you can view what people are creating from 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 is also one of my days to post a row, 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.

Congratulations Go To…

For the Northcott Fabrics Giveaway/Sweepstakes
Norma Bosley
Fat Quarter Shop $25.00 Gift Certificate
Grace Blanchard – Won At Thimblemouse
Pat Vetterlein – Won At Quilt Art
Martina – Won At Stof Genoeg
Linda – Won At The Quilting Queen Online
Beth Strand – Won At Kissed Quilts
Janine – Won At Bea A Quilter
DreamWorthy Quilts
Dolores Sedore – Won at Thimblemouse
eBook of Choice From Quilt Art
Joyce Mitchell
Aurifil Thread Package 12-pack
Chiska – Won at The Quilting Queen Online
Diane P – Won At Bea A Quilter
Fabric Kit From Kissed Quilts
Patty Dudek
Kissed Quilts – U Can Quilt Book
Betsy Lewis

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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New Sponsors for EQ Seasons…

EQ Seasons Row Along

EQ Seasons Row AlongToday I get to announce a few more sponsors for EQ Seasons. It’s very exciting when a company writes you back that they are happy to participate. I’d like to thank Connecting Threads, Aurifil, Cherry’s Blossoms Patterns, and Nancy’s Notions and Northcott Fabrics for also joining in with some great prizes for ya’ll.

A special thank you to Northcott Fabrics, and Patti Carey who is a blog designer participating with us in this RAL. She jumped right in as one of the first companies to offer a giveaway without my even having to ask for it. They have been amazing to say the least. They supplied all the bloggers with two fabric choices, one being a background fabric, and the other a fabric of their choice for their rows and quilts. Now, they are offering a gift each week of the hop.. I am truly humbled that they have offered us such an amazing gift.. Read below to see what they are doing for you.

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