Soft Expressions supporting the expressive quilter in tradition innovation art and computer with Sharla Hicks

Search Website
Nav Bar Galleries, be inspired by others expressive quilters work Help to get the most out of browsing SoftExpressions.com Newsletter with how-tos, tutuorials, reviews on quilting software and quilt embellishment for the expressive quilter Quilting Software Reviewed SoftExpressions.com Home Page: Supporting the Expressive Quilter in Tradition, Innovation, Art and Computer Quilting with Sharla Hicks contact info and site map
 

50% to 70% off Clearance
Online Only, Limited to Stock on Hand
Many Notions, Books, & Gift Items
Click Here

 
Nav Bar storefront Search Log-in: Account / Wish List Product List Checkout Basket Contents


Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)

Sale and New Items
Laurel Burch
Art Girlz Felt, Charms, Stamps
Jenny Hasking Magazines, Embroidery CDs, Quilting Software
1000+ Helpful Books for Quilting and Computer Quilters, find helpful books on quilt construction, design, printing on fabric, using the software programs and more.
Magazines: Quilting Arts, Creative Expressions, Cloth Paper & Scissors
Quilt Patterns
Notions for Quilters like Marti Michelle Templates, Rulers, Mats, Rotary Cutters, Sewing Accessories, Machine Quilting Supplies and more.
This is a expanding category with quilt giftwrap, jewelry, helpful must have tools, watches, organizers and beautiful storage boxes.
Paper Piecing Software and helpful tools like finger press, foundation printer sheets, rulers, books and . . . .
Helpful products for quilting memory quilts and labels like Bubble Jet Set 2000 and June Tailor Fabrics
DVDs, CDs and Videos
Find all the popular programs like Electric Quilt, Quilt-Pro, PCQuilt, Paper Piecing programs, Redwork, Designing CD, Repligator, Creative Impusle and more for the traditional and innovative quilter.
Dyes, Paints and Pens
Foils & Glitter
Embellishments
Iron-on Applique Patches
Beads and Charms
Buttons
Angelina Fibers for Innovative Quilter
Threads, Yarn and Fiber
Needle Felting Roving & SuppliesThis section will answer your questions about shipping methods, costs, handling and more.
bullet iconShip International
bullet iconCompany Profile
bullet iconMail, Fax Form
bullet iconReturn, Exchange, Damage
bullet iconWebsite Use Disclaimer

Find Soft Expressions on Facebook


Book Details
line divider
20 to 40% off 2,000+ Books & Magazines Index

 

Here's what QUILTERS are saying about Computer Quilting Made Easy Books by Sharla Hicks

This book series is no longer available.

Sharla Hicks is now publishing her How-To's and Reviews for quilting software online.



"The Illustrated Tour ... has become my Quick Reference Guide. I find it clear, concise and easy to follow. It is a great computer companion."
Ruth Williams, quilter, Rosemead, California


"Sharla Hicks is an accomplished quilter who also knows her way around computers. I recommend her books to all levels. The clear, step-by-step instruction will bring a beginner up to speed; at the same time, the more advanced user will learn some nifty tricks about the programs. Sharla has written an indispensable series for computer quilting."
Cindy Cooksey, an award winning quilter, artist and graphic designer, Irvine, California


"A year ago, I was a total computer dummy when Sharla asked me to get involved in being a computer quilting docent for the Laguna Art Museum's Amish quilt exhibit. I never would have believed that I could learn so much in such a short time. Although I find most computer manuals are written in a foreign tongue, one trip through Sharla's manual and I felt I had a good grasp on the program. It is easy to read, full of information and a concise path to taking command of the program. I now enjoy being in front of a computer and the confidence I gained from her tutelage has spilled over into all computing areas."
Lyn Mann, a nationally known quilt designer and teacher, Lake Forest, California

 

The Computer Quilting Made Easy Series is now outdated and no longer available.

Sharla now publishes ON-LINE quilting software hints and tips, reviews and how-to tutorials and has put together the best DISCOUNT Store for quilt software and computer quilting related products on the Internet. For the latest in computer quilting and how-to information that we have available, go to:

Our Discount Store 10-20% off and our bundle packages of quilting software and related products.

Quilting Software Reviews for ALL the quilting software on the market today.

Download Quilt Software Demos for the try before you buy opportunity.

Other Quilting Books we carry in our store at discount prices.

Computer Quilting BYTES Newsletter to find:

  • Hint and tips for running your quilting software more effectively.
  • How-to tutorials for quilting software.
  • Bubble Jet Set 2000 to make permanent fabric printouts directly from your inkjet printers!
  • Internet resources for computer quilting.
  • Fabric scan resources on the Internet.
  • And more!.

Frequently Asked Questions about Computer Quilting answered by Sharla Hicks.

No longer Available

Computer Quilting Made Easy Books

by Sharla Hicks

Check out the following excellent books:


The Computer Quilting Made Easy Series:

Quick Start Guide to Electric Quilt 3

Quick Start Guide to BlockBase

Quick Start Guide to Quilt-Pro 2

Quick Start Guide to Quilt-Pro 2 for the MAC

Quick Reference Guide to 7 PC Quilting Programs

  • Own more than 1 program or Undecided about which Quilting Software is best for you? Then check out the comprehensive "Quick Reference Guide to 7 PC Quilting Programs"!!!
  • NOTE: The upgrades for Creative Impulse 2000, Electric Quilt 4, Quilt-Pro 3, PCQuilt 2 for Windows are NOT reviewed (you will find the OLD version reviews for the programs) and that is the reason why we are blowing out the book at 50% off, for the latest reviews, click here.

NOTE: For information about other computer quilting books, go to the Books Index

Software manuals are often hard to understand by even the most proficient computer "techie." With the arrival of the Computer Quilting Made Easy book series, even quilters who haven't considered using the computer should definitely think again. Sharla Hick's, Computer Quilting Made Easy Series is good for either the novice or the veteran computer quilter. Each book quickly and easily teaches the basics of the quilting software. These books were developed from class outlines used to teach Computer Quilting Classes and evolved into published books, so they are very hands-on friendly.  

NOTE: For information about other computer quilting books and the MOST CURRENT REVIEWS for each software, go to the Software Review Pages.

Use the "Quick Start" way to  find out computer quilting is fast, easy and fun! 
 Start designing quilts faster than you ever thought possible ! 

Computer Quilting Made Easy, Quick Start Guides are crafted by Sharla Hicks, a quilting teacher and computer quilting expert, for the novice computer user but still are meaty enough for the advanced user who needs a "Quick Start" or refresher. Each book is 33 to 38 pages long and has 3 to 11 detailed illustrations per page.  For additional information about the Quick Start Guides for BlockBase, Electric Quilt 3, and Quilt-Pro 2 (PC version), and Quilt-Pro 2 for the Macintosh

Do you know there are over 14 quilting programs on the market between the MAC and the PC programs? Are you confused by the choices? Don't know your options? Are you trying to figure out which one is the best fit for you? Don't fret, Sharla Hicks, a quilting teacher and a computer quilting software expert, has done the legwork so you don't have to! Check out the Computer Quilting Made Easy, Quick Reference Guide to 7 PC Quilting Programs. This 75 page book covers BlockBase, Electric Quilt 3, Creative Impulse, Quilt-Pro 2, QuiltSOFT 4, PCQuilt for Windows, and VQuilt 2 (all M Compatible programs). It is setup in comparison-how-to charts, to help those unsure of which computer program to buy and/or to act as a quick refresher for those who already own 1 or more quilting software programs! Plus find Sharla reviews for Macintosh quilting software that are unpublished and only available here.

IF you haven't purchased a program, don't buy until you have checked out the quickest way to find out which quilting software meets your needs using the clear, concise information in the Quick Reference Guide.

Click here for more information about Sharla R. Hicks, the author of this new and timesaving Computer Quilting Made Easy Series. 

Remember that Computer Quilting Made Easy Books and Quilting Software make wonderful Gifts for friends, loved ones, or even yourself!  

Each Quick Start Guide gives you a: 

  • Quick tour (33-38 pages) of making a computer quilt the way a Quilter would because it is written by a quilting teacher (Sharla Hicks
  • Step-by-step Picture overview of the program. 
  • Reduced reading time of the program manual. 
  • Shortened learning curve. 
  • Hints and Tips, plus do's and don'ts 
  • Low cost way to get to the quilting you love, faster and easier! 
  • Straight-to-the-point in 33-38 pages!  
    • Open Block
    • Color Block  
    • Place Block in a Quilt  
    • Experiment with Quilt  
    • Calculate Yardage  
    • Print  
    • Learn Drawing Tools and Special Features  
    • Export and Import

Back to Top

50% to 70% off Clearance
Limited to Stock on Hand— Online Only
Books, Stabilizers, Threads,
Laurel Burch Gift Items
Click Here to go Store

Site Map
& Picture Indexes

Paints, Pens, Dyes
50% off Inks

70% off Beads, Charms
70% off
Beads, Charms, Yarns
50% off
Perfect Pearls
70% off
Stitched Appliqués

 

Soft Expressions
NOTE: Email is best way to communicate

SHIPPING TIMES MAY VARY
BUT AVERAGE 5 TO 7 BUSINESS DAYS
e-mail: info@softexpressions.com



Search Website

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)
Find Soft Expressions on Facebook

HomespacerStorespacerReviewsspacerNewslettersspacerGalleriesspacerHelp spacerWebsite Conditions of Use
Website Design by Sharla R. Hicks, Soft Expressions, all text and art contained on this site © 1996-2019