I am working on a quilt for an upcoming class at the MN Quilt Show and purchased a number of Moda Grunge fabrics for my quilt.
I thought it would be super easy to color my quilt in EQ -- since Grunge is one of the Manufacturing Basics collections. However, I found that only a fraction of the Grunge fabrics are included in the EQ Collection under Manufacturing Basics.
I decided I really needed all of the Grunge fabrics at my design disposal. Do you ever get obsessed with things like this?
While pulling in the collection I encountered a problem with some of the downloaded swatches which required some additional editing in EQ.
My free tutorial for this week will take you through the entire process of gathering, importing and editing the fabrics to create a complete grunge library in EQ8.
Here is the link for the Moda fabric downloads. Just enter Grunge in the keyword search box.
After completing the video, I went back and added the additional Grunge styles and imported the additional grunge fabric collections from the Moda website. So now I have a complete collection of grunge fabric images -- at least until Moda adds more Grunge fabrics.
Here is one of my blocks from my upcoming class. Can you spot the Grunge fabrics in this block?
Tech Know Quilter Masters Showcase
See what some of the more advanced Tech Know Quilter members accomplished in September.
Masters Row Quilt Challenge
Those in Tech Know Quilter's Masters are encouraged to work on their own projects and designs. Each month they are provided a challenge to allow them to explore their design skills. In September they were challenged to design a row quilt.
Progress toward Goals
In Masters, members are encouraged to set goals for themselves. They are not necessarily EQ specific. Here are some pictures on the progress they made (or are making) toward their goals.
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