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EQ8 Lessons for Beginners

Step-by-Step Exercises for Learning EQ8 Software
Filled with illustrations, you'll have no trouble following the steps of this lesson book.
Pages 128 Size 8½" x 11" Softcover, spiral binding, full-color content
Chapter 1

  • Chapter 1 gives an in-depth look at each worktable.
  • Learn how to name projects and see the contents of your Project Sketchbook.
  • Learn to use the Home screen and how to find help.
  • On the Quilt Worktable Select quilt layouts
  • Make changes to a layout
  • Add, remove and resize borders
  • Set blocks and fabrics into the layout
  • Use the quilt tools and speed keys
  • Print quilts, yardage, foundations and templates
  • On the Block Worktable Learn the rules of Easy Draw for drawing pieced blocks
  • Draw new Easy Draw blocks
  • Create an applique motif
  • Use the Posie Maker tool
  • Create a custom library of blocks
  • Edit blocks from the library or sketchbook
  • On the Image Worktable Import photos and fabric scans
  • Straighten and crop fabric scans
  • Apply the correct scale to fabric
  • Fussy cut fabric into position within a patch
  • Build a custom fabric library
Chapters 2-4
  • Chapter 2-4 offer 16 short and easy lessons that are just what you need to take you beyond the basics.
  • In this information-packed section you'll find topics like:
    • Understanding layers in EQ Creating a custom quilt from a block drawing
    • Using pre-designed quick quilts
    • Creating blocks with Serendipity
    • Drawing blocks with the eight point star grid
    • Searching for blocks by category
    • Searching for fabrics by color
    • Insight on rotary cutting charts in EQ

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