It’s My Day For The Autumn Appliqued Animals EQ Blog Hop

2013-10 Fall Cow With Pumpkin2013-10 stbs-Fall CowIt’s been fun to create this pattern for those visiting this blog hop. I thought I picked a pretty simple pattern, but it turns out it was far more complicated than I thought it was going to be.

There are many parts to this pattern, the templates alone for the 12 inch block take up 3 pages in the pdf file.

Instead of creating a how to draw this pattern, I chose to do some helfpul hints for using EQ instead. These help me on a daily basis, and I hope you will enjoy the different videos I’ve created for this hop. I tried to keep them pretty small, but so far none are over 20 minutes long and most are less than 5 minutes.

Artwork for this block is from Diddybag.com

Here are a few of the lessons I created for you today:

These links are set to open in a new tab, so you won’t have to keep coming back to this page.

Create A Fabric Chart For Applique In EQ  (video)

How to move or hide objects while working in heavily drawn areas in EQ  (video)

EQ Brushstroke Lesson  (video)

Create Template Sample Shapes In EQ  (video)

Printing In EQ (video)

Creating search words for searching in EQ for blocks (image lesson)

Would you like to own this pattern in the 12 inch block size? It’s free, just download the pdf version of this pattern here.

Do you own EQ already? Download the Project file and you can then print this in the size you want it in. Just unzip it and place it in your EQ Projects folder, open when you need it and print. The block with the background and the motif are both in this project file. You may want to download the pdf as well as it includes all the info, stitch out order, fabric charts etc you would need to create the pattern.

Hally Pumpkinand if you haven’t been to the Electric Quilt blog lately, drop by and pick up my Hally Pumpkin pattern that I donated earlier this month!!

 

 

 

 

Don’t own EQ, here’s your chance to win a copy of this absolutely wonderful software.

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Just by leaving your comment on each participating blogs page for this blog hop over the course of this blog hop. Once the blog hop is over, your chance to win goes away, so be sure to leave your comment when you visit.

That’s 9 chances to win.

Use one of the links listed below to visit each day.
See ya Soon,

 

Marian

51 thoughts on “It’s My Day For The Autumn Appliqued Animals EQ Blog Hop

  1. I have EQ5, but I would love to try all the new features of EQ7!
    Your cow and crow block is simply darling!

  2. Your applique design looks adorable. Thanks for showing all the helpful links to learn how I could use the EQ7 software to make my own. I would love to try this. Thanks to you and to EQ for the chance to win! … 🙂 Pat

  3. Marian I have bookmarked this page for awesome EQ info! Thanks for providing such fantastic videos and detailed tips! So muc looking forward to playing with my own EQ7. Have a wonderful day! Karen on Keuka

  4. Thank you for all the links in one place – I have EQ and am so totally lost with it, so I really have to take time to practic.

  5. I love your cow and pumpkin. I grew up on a dairy farm so anything with cows on it is always a favorite for me. Thank you so much for sharing your pattern and for all of your videos.

  6. Before this blog hop, I thought EQ7 was only for quilt blocks. I’m amazed to see all of the things it can do. Your cow and pumpkin is adorable too cute. Thank you for the chance to win a copy of EQ7!

  7. Thank you for the wonderful pattern….sooo cute!! I have bookmarked your tutorials in hopes that some day I might get a EQ7. I have ideas for projects but don’t know what to do with them. Thank you for sharing!

  8. your applique’s are adorable! Thank you for the videos. I don’t have time to watch them right now but look forward to viewing them soon.

  9. I would really like to win EQ. It looks like so much fun! I never really thought about the applique capabilities before this blog hop. Wonderful tutorials. I like applique. This cow is so cute.

  10. your cow is so adorable. thanks for the pattern. and thanks for a chance to win this program. it looks like so much fun.

  11. This cow is so cute.. I have EQ on my Christmas list but it would be nice to win … bookmarking this blogs so I can use the tutorials when I get the software.

  12. Such cute critters! I love the pumpkin with his bat mask! Thanks for all of the lessons on EQ….If I were lucky enough to win, they will be so helpful…..thanks so much!

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