Create Your Family Quilt, by Barbara Brackman is the second book in the Electric Quilt Magic Book series. This is the best of both worlds, a QUILT BOOK and an interactive DESIGN CD-ROM that runs using Windows 98/ME/2000/XP.
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The EQ Magic Book Design CD:
Installation is simple using the familiar Setup file that Windows uses to install the necessary components to run the CD.
I added an Icon to my Quilt Folder, so all my quilting software icons are in one place using Windows Explorer to create my shortcut. The CD must
Those familiar with the EQ and first EQ Magic book, Stitched With Love by Robyn Pandolph, will find the familiar Block and Fabric Library setup that allows you to select and paint blocks and resize appliqué motifs as needed to create your own unique quilt.
The Help is excellent with two options available. I suggest trying each and deciding which best suits your style of learning. For those who like their instructions printed out, there is an option to send them to the printer.
The Help also includes the following:
There is one quilt style with 4 vine and 6 size to choices.
Your have the option to finding state blocks and appliqué motifs using a Map that has all the blocks from the book. Select your blocks by using click and drag of your choice over to the little block library folder at the bottom left side of the screen. Very easy.
After selecting your blocks and motif, you add your blocks and motifs to the quilt just like you do in Electric Quilt. Then you are ready to use the very robust fabric painting tools.
Celebrate you family heritage by making a Family Quilt representing the places you've lived and loved, the land your ancestors worked, or the states you've visited. Quilt expert Barbara Brackman helps you create your own personal store using pieced blocks, appliquéd birders and your home computer!
Create Your Family Quilt with the help of the Design CD
Print patterns from the CD and sew your family's history into lovely pieced quilts with winding appliqué borders. Perfect for wedding, anniversary and other "special moments" quilts for your wall, crib or bed.
Read the book
Discover which blocks & symbols represent your family history.
Design with the CD
Easy CD-ROM lets you design your own Family Quilt on the computer. You select blocks, birds, flowers and leaves from any US state or Canada, then set them into a preset quilt layout
About the Author:
Barbara Brackman, inducted into the Quilt's Hall of Fame in 2001, is known worldwide for her expertise on quilt history and fabric dating. Her book, Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns, was recreated in Blockbase, another Electric Quilt CD ROM
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