I like computers and technology so my aunt thought I should try my hand at EQ 7 quilt design software. She is going to take an online class to learn to use it. We worked on a project together but didn’t have time to finish it.
EQ 7 is pretty easy to use. First, you fill a project sketchbook with the blocks and fabrics you want to use in your quilt project. You can always add more or delete some if you change your mind. Then you use the fabrics to color the blocks the way you want them. Next, you create a quilt layout and arrange the blocks the way you’d like them. If you’re ambitious – or you have an aunt who knows how to quilt – you can turn your design into an actual quilt!
In the first picture, I’m “coloring” an hourglass block. You can see the fabrics I’m using on the window on the right.
In the second picture, I’m arranging my blocks on the quilt. The sketchbook (on the right) shows the blocks I’ve chosen. I haven’t colored all of them yet.