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With the help of Fran Iverson Gonzales, use EQ6 Simplified to get you up and running quickly while still having fun creating new and interesting quilt using Electric Quilt.

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EQ6 Simplified
An Easy Learning Guide
Companion Book 2

Author: Fran Iverson Gonzalez
Pages: 248 pages, 16 in full color
Size: 7 1/2" x 9"
Publisher: Electric Quilt
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Item Code: 4a010
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Let the world's most experienced beginner-level EQ teacher, Fran Iverson Gonzalez, hold your hand as you learn EQ6.

Here's your chance to take at-home classes. This is the fifth of Fran's popular EQ "Simplified" book series. She's taught thousands of beginning EQ students, turning them from novices to know-it-alls. If you're someone who would rather sew than read manuals, but want to get the most out of EQ6, this book was written especially for you.

Sit down at your computer. Open Fran's book. And let her eight fun lessons teach you how to use tools that will open a whole world of original quilt designing.

About the Author:

Fran Iverson Gonzalez is a professional quilt designer and teacher who teaches Electric Quilt classes at She is also the creator of the Mystery Quilts on the Electric Quilt Company website. She has taught for 17 of the 30 years she has been quilting, including EQ classes at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas as well as other quilt symposiums across the country.

Eight Chapter Lessons

Lesson 1: Turn a basic Kaleidoscope quilt into a starry sensation. Learn to modify your existing quilts, color, and calculate fabric yardage. The basic steps learned in this lesson are the building blocks of EQ software.
New EQ6 feature: Rotate directional fabrics with a mouse click.

Example of Project

Lesson 2: EQ6 has pre-designed quilt designs! Create amazing quilts starting with a quick-quilt project and modifying blocks, fabrics and borders. Work with the new on-point layout style.
New EQ6 feature: Print setting triangles as clipped blocks.

Lesson 3: Begin drawing blocks with EasyDraw™. Fussy cut fabric right on your block while the fabric scales perfectly. Create stunning multiple border designs.
New EQ6 feature: Import fabrics from other EQ project files.

Example of Project

Lesson 4: Lesson 4 is packed! Convert a block into a motif, combine EasyDraw™ and PatchDraw designs, and create quilting stencils. Learn to use the Graph Pad for precise Layer 3 quilting stencil placement.
New EQ6 feature: Turn layers on and off to display individual design layers more clearly.

Lesson 5: Ready for some real fun? Play with the Symmetry and Serendipity tools which make instant changes to your quilt and block designs.
New EQ6 feature: Add pre-designed borders using the Auto Borders tool—there’re so many to choose from!

Example of Project

Quilt Example
Nebraska Sunrise

Lesson 6: More than a quilt top! Design a pieced quilt backing and add a personalized quilt label. Create beautiful flower patterns with the Wreathmaker. Print complex foundation patterns.
New EQ6 feature: Use the Set Appliqué Text tool to personalize a quilt label.

Lesson 7: Make designs move with a series of high impact borders. Create blocks and motifs with the new EQ6 Rectangle and Ellipse PatchDraw tools. Finish off your quilt with a Prairie Points border.
New EQ6 feature: Create a quilt layout from a block design.

Lesson 8: Create dazzling appliqué with PatchDraw. Step outside the box, designing abstract quilts. Experiment with advanced fabric rotation.
New EQ6 feature: Use the Brush Stroke tool in PatchDraw.

Example of Project

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