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Computer Quilting in the 21st Century
An Overview of Quilting Software by Sharla Hicks

Episode 908

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Computer Quilting has come of Age!
What does it have to offer you the quilter?

by Sharla Hicks

Use Quilt Software to Manipulate Blocks Into Visually Complex but Easy to Make Blocks

Also Explore Color Balance

Quilt Designer: Margrit Hall
Quilt Program used: Quilt-Pro

Margrit Hall uses Quilt-Pro to explore color balance in her quilts.

Holly Hocks

Pattern Available

NOTE: This quilt was displayed behind the demonstration table in the second segment.


Real Cloth Quilt

Holly Hocks

Pattern Available

Lotus Garden
Quilt shown in the first segment

Pattern Available

Margrit Hall is excellent at visualization and doing math in her head.
She often does not feel the need to complete the whole quilt in a software program.
She uses Quilt-Pro to turn a regular block into a block that feels like it is on-point,
a complex look that is easy to make.

Real Cloth Quilt

Lotus Garden

Pattern Available


About Margrit Hall:

Margrit Hall has been quilting for the last 30 years. She is a nationally known quilt teacher. She was the Curator of the Hoffman Challenge for several years and now is the Quilting Events and Special Projects Director for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. Currently she designs patterns sold under her company name Cat Tail Designs. To see more of Margrit's patterns, click here.

Margrit and well-known mystery author, Earlene Fowler, are developing a book to be published by C & T. The book will have original quilts with matching scenes from previously untold stories from the lives of Benni and Gabe with an expected publication date of Fall 2004.

To visit Margrit's website,, click here.

Patterns by Margrit Hall

Margrit Hall

Patterns & Books

and DVD's


40% off DVD
Nuts & Bolts of Quilting DVD
Workshops to Go
The Nuts and Bolts of Quilting

featuring Margrit Hall


<font size="2">Autumn Winds Quilt Pattern</font>
Autumn Winds Quilt Pattern
<font size="2">Bali Sunrise Quilt Pattern </font>
Bali Sunrise Quilt Pattern
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Benni Harper's Quilt Album

Original Fiction by Earlene Fowler
Quilts by Margrit Hall
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Chameleon Quiltsw
Chameleon Quilts

by Margrit Hall

Crimson Crossing
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Hollyhocks Quilt Pattern
<font size="2">Jelly Bean Critters Quilt Pattern</font>
Jelly Bean Critters Quilt Pattern
<font size="2">Lotus Garden Quilt Pattern </font>
Lotus Garden Quilt Pattern
<font size="2">Morning Glories Quilt Pattern</font>
Morning Glories Quilt Pattern
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ribbon dancer
Ribbon Dancer
<font size="2">A Year in the Meadow Quilt Pattern</font>
A Year in the Meadow Quilt Pattern




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Computer Quilting has come of Age!
What does it have to offer you the quilter?

by Sharla Hicks

Reviewed Quilting Software, DVD & CD Index

Electric Quilt Products
EQ Flagship Program
Electric Quilt PC
Quilt Wizard (Beginners)
EQ Stand Alone
Stash (fabric scans)
Dear Jane Design
Quiltmaker Collection Quilting Designs
Stitched with Love BK/CD
EQ Paper Piece
EQ Foundation Sheets
EQ Printables
bulletFoundation Sheets
bulletInkjet Fabric Sheets

Quilt-Pro software
Foundation Factory (PC & Mac)
Standard Editions
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Block Factory:
Mac Quilt Software
EQ for the Mac
Foundation Factory

Digitized Machine Embroidery Index
BulletIndex to Digitized Designs CDs
BulletJenny Haskins Mag, Bks, CDs
BulletIndex list of books with Design CDs
Quilt Label Software
BulletVirtual Quilt Labels Plus
Other Quilting Software
BulletBooks with Design CDs
CDs for Quilters
Too many to list individually
BulletIndex List for Helpful CDs
quilt techniques, musics, embellishment CD & more

Site Map
& Picture Indexes
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Books & Patterns

Threads, Ribbons, Yarns & Angelina Fibers, Roving

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