The classes listed below are hosted and supported by independent EQ educators on their own websites. If you are interested in in-person or online classes hosted and supported by The Electric Quilt Company, check out EQ Academy and EQ At Home!
If you’re an EQ teacher offering an online class, fill out the EQ Teacher Credentials form to gain access to our teacher-only resources and list your classes on our website.
EQ8 for Beginners
Instructor: Sandi Strenkowski of Bright Start Quilting
Bright Start Quilting offers training that will take you from absolute beginner with EQ8 to successfully designing your own quilts in no time. Short, focused lessons combined with hands-on exercises for reinforcement of the topics makes it easy to master the software and remember what you’ve learned. Learn at your own pace. Access to the content never expires so you can watch whenever it is convenient for you. Check out the website to try a free module before purchasing the class!
Use code NEWTOEQ8 to receive a 10% discount when purchasing the class. Code is only applicable at BrightStartQuilting.com
EQ8 Training with Kari Schell
Instructor: Kari Schell of OnPointQuilter.com
Shoot for the Stars with EQ8 provides an easy-to-follow introduction to Electric Quilt 8. Her wildly popular Easy Peasy technique provides fourteen 10-minute video lessons along with well-illustrated written instructions to address your learning style and make using Electric Quilt a joyful experience. Over 2,200 Electric Quilt 8 users have gotten started with this series.
Tech Know Quilters EQ8 Membership
If you’re ready to take your quilting to the next level and have access to all the information you need to design you very own blocks and quilts with ease using Electric Quilt 8 then Tech Know Quilters membership studio is your key to making this happen.
Within Tech Know Quilters, each month you will receive a class comprised of at least twelve ten-minute video lessons along with well-illustrated written instructions.The new techniques you will learn will make using EQ8 a true joy. Support from Kari is available through a private Facebook group and two online Zoom sessions each month where you can ask questions and even share your screen. With 28 classes to choose from—gain confidence in the areas that interest you the most.
Electric Quilt Beginners’ Patchwork
Instructor: Shirley Goodwin
Learn how to use this powerful software to make exciting quilts using pieced blocks. Shirley will guide you through the process of selecting and changing blocks, auditioning fabric and color choices, deciding on borders and layouts, and bringing all these together to create templates to make your quilts. All the instructions are accompanied by colored screenshots and videos of what to do so that you can see exactly what is happening and follow along easily. More info >>
Electric Quilt – The Next Step
Instructor: Shirley Goodwin
Shirley will guide you through the process of selecting and changing blocks; drawing your own blocks, whether patchwork, foundation pieced or applique; making custom quilts; and bringing all the tools together to create templates to make your unique quilts.
All the instructions are accompanied by colored screenshots and videos of what to do so that you can see exactly what is happening and follow along easily. More info >>
Get Your Quilting Geek on!
Instructor: Marilyn Strowmatt of KK’s Quilt and Design Studio
Learn how to take designs created in Electric Quilt 8 over to Art & Stitch Base and Plus, to your Brother Scan-N-Cut, your embroidery machine, and to Pro-Stitcher and onto a fabulous quilted creation! You’ll be amazed how these programs work together! This class is JAM PACKED with creative possibilities!
This is an Intermediate Skill Level Class. You should have a good beginner understanding of these programs. A&S Plus and Brother SnC are not required, but are included for those with lots of quilting toys! More info >>
EQ8 Zoom Meeting
Instructor: Royal City Quilters
This group is intended for those who own EQ8 software and want to become more proficient users of the program features. Group study and group challenges are a regular feature of this friendly group. We meet (any time) in a members-only online space as well as on Zoom on the 4th Tuesday of January, March, May, September and November. Anyone is welcome to join. More info >>
EQ Serendipity in Russia
Instructor: Gulnara Polyanskaya
Instructor: Rosario Casanovas
I have taught from EQ6 beginners to intermediate in-person classes as well as EQ8, and now I am teaching mostly EQ8 online classes by Zoom consisting in a 3-hour x 3 days course for beginners and intermediate students, covering all the basics of designing, drawing, saving projects, libraries, tools, scanning fabrics… As well as printing templates and cutting instructions and fabric charts.
All this both in English and Spanish (in different groups), to a small group of people. Possibility of French too.