Summer Stuff – Bea’s EQ Applique’D Animal Blog Hop – Butterfly

Butterfly LessonThis is my last block for Bea’s EQ Applique’D Animal Blog Hop, but is definitely not my last block to ever be made in EQ. This has been such a wonderful and a truly great learning experience for me. I’ve learned from the other bloggers who have also participated in this hop, and my deepest appreciation for your kind comments about the blocks I’ve done has been just really wonderful. Thank You so much. Thanks go to Bea for letting me join this Blog Hop, The tutorial at DoYouEQ called Tracing In PatchDraw, Electric Quilt who creates this software for us to play in. The Graphics Shoppe who’s images I used to create my blocks for this blog hop. Continue reading

Critters and Bugs – Bea’s EQ Applique’D Animals Blog Hop

Bee LessonThis is the second block I have designed in Electric Quilt.

Thanks go to Bea for letting me join this Blog Hop, The tutorial at DoYouEQ called Tracing In PatchDraw, Electric Quilt who creates this software for us to play in. The Graphics Shoppe who’s images I used to create my blocks for this blog hop.

Today I have created for you a Bee block which I have named Bea’s Bee. If you’d like to learn how to create the block yourself, you can watch the video below, otherwise, feel free to just download the pattern and enjoy. You will find the pattern near the bottom of this post.

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Summer Animals – EQ Applique’d Animals Blog Hop

Caterpillar LessonThis is the first block I have designed in Electric Quilt. Thanks go to Bea for letting me join this Blog Hop, The tutorial at DoYouEQ called Tracing In PatchDraw, Electric Quilt who creates this software for us to play in. The Graphics Shoppe who’s images I used to create my blocks for this blog hop. Continue reading

Just some Ramblings…

My EQStitch arrived this past monday and I had to set it aside to work on my site. With the blog date approaching, I knew I needed to have the site up and running, and my blocks were already pretty much finished and ready to stitch out. I was hoping to use EQStitch as part of the block design, but after using it, I am not so sure I want to do that now. We’ll see, I still may do something as a small extra.

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Jumping Right In

My first Blog Hop!!
Bea's EQ Appliqued Animals Blog HopIt’s quite typical that I would just jump right in and want to participate in something I think is one of the coolest things going on the web today. Ever since I restarted looking at what’s happening in quilting today and discovering all these great blogs, I have wanted to participate in a Blog Hop.So before I even opened this blog, and before I’d even learned how to applique in Electric Quilt, I signed on to participate. Talk about pressure. Now, where’s that sewing machine foot pedal, I need to get busy and get my block put together. The benefits of participating for me are:

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