Friday, April 23, 2010

The Electric Quilt Company announces......

drumroll please....

EQ7 - that's right a great new software for all quilters from Electric Quilt Company.

Here are some of the great features you will find in EQ7:

Quilts, Blocks and now PHOTOS!

Digital cameras will become a quilter's best friend. EQ7 has dozens of ways to turn everyday photos into quilt ­­art images. Or crop and edit scanned fabrics right in EQ7 in minutes. And that's just the start! (I have been working with images in my quilts and art pieces for some time so I can't wait to get my hands on this feature! - Daphne)

Easier than ever for new users
  • EQ7 is the most user-friendly full-featured quilting software yet.
  • Complete user manual
  • 22 printable full-color PDF lessons (115 pages)
  • Point-and-read info on each tool – now linked directly to Help topics
  • 10 videos targeted for beginners (there's nothing like seeing how to do something - Daphne)
  • 67 “How do I?” topics: printable stepped-out instructions for doing everything from printing English paper-piecing templates to drawing a New York Beauty
  • Built-in Help buttons are everywhere, targeted to the task you're doing
  • New block tools for creating original blocks instantly without drawing
  • Blocks size themselves – just drag and drop on the quilt
  • 5000 copyright-free blocks
  • 5000 new scanned fabrics, plus grayscale textures
  • 120 new pre-designed quilt layouts
  • Snap blocks to a Quilt grid
  • Instant border blocks with greatly expanded Auto Borders
  • Print multiple photos on fabric
  • Create original fabric designs from photos, then print on fabric
  • Mirror and use myriad symmetries on photos
  • Use dozens of artistic effects, making everyday photos look like watercolors or Impressionist paintings
  • 79 new features in all
Netbook compatible
Works on netbooks as well as laptops and desktop computers.

Just go to the Patchworks Studio site to order.

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