Fall2019-From EQ8 Design to Construction

With Lori Miller


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Class Overview

You have designed your beautiful quilt and now you are ready to stitch it up. This class will show you how to extract all the details that Electric Quilt has to offer to help you construct your masterpiece. As a pattern designer and published quilter, Lori uses Electric Quilt to create her own patterns. She has all the tips and tricks to help you turn that design into reality. Get ready for some easy quilty math from determining how much fabric to buy to how many pieces to cut. This class will help you put together those quilt designs and even jump start you to make your own patterns. We will walk through a design for a quilt together in class.

Course Topics

  • Design a basic quilt together and then use that quilt to walk through the steps to extract information from EQ8 to help with construction
  • Use the Print Yardage tool to figure out how much fabric to buy, learn tricks to use fat quarters
  • Use quilty math to determine how many pieces to cut
  • Look at cutting printouts and mark them up to be useful
  • Learn how to print out templates, foundation piecing and rotary cutting directions
  • Create worksheets to pull together the EQ8 information
  • Tips on binding and backing sizes

Who Should Take this Course

  • Students who have taken the beginner 1 or 2-day class
  • Students who have not taken a beginner class but are pretty computer savvy and are confident in designing basic quilts
  • Students who are interested in pulling the information together from EQ8 to construct their quilt designs

Course Includes

  • Handouts and tips on extracting construction information from EQ8
  • Classroom assistance from EQ staff

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