Tuesday, April 27, 2010

As a Newbee Designer, I'm happy to announce that it's true! EQ7 is being released in June 2010! Here are some details that you must know.

Quilts, Blocks and New Photos!
Digital Cameras will become a quilter's best friend. EQ7 has dozens of ways to turn everyday photos into quilt art images. Or crop and edit scanned fabrics right in EQ7 in minutes. And that's just the start!

New Activation Policy
You'll never run out of EQ7 activations! Activations and deactivation is as easy as two clicks of the mouse. Install on as many computers as you like and quickly transfer activations from computer to computer. This new policy gives you complete freedom to manage your own activations - and no dongle to worry about!

EQ7 is the most user-friendly full-featured quilting software yet. Complete user manual 22 printable full-colour PDF lessons (115 pages)Point-and-read info on each tool - now linked directly to Help topics, 10 videos targeted for beginners, even Frannie will be able to figure it out...(luv ya frannie)67 "How do I"? topics; printable stepped-out instructions for doing everything from printing English paper-piecing templates to drawing a New York Beauty.(i won't be paper piecing a full quilt, duh)

Built-in Help buttons are everywhere, targeted to the task you are working with.
New Block tools for creating original blocks instantly without drawing (did they say they resize the blocks, yeah, no more math!)Blocks size themselves - just drag and drop on the quilt..hello i see a little bit of heaven in here!
User upgrading from EQ6 will feel right at home, or better yet, feel like they've stumbled upon something of a magnificent scale!

Exactly the same friendly interface, plus loads of new user-requested features.
5000 copyright -free blocks for your designer needs, 5000 new scanned fabrics, plus gray scale textures yippee, love the gray scale...120 new pre-designed quilt layouts
Snap blocks to a Quilt Grid and viola, you have your quilt.Instant border blocks with greatly expanded Auto Borders, borders are my favourite part of each quilt.

Print multiple photos on fabric, for those fab memory quilts that everyone loves.
Create original fabric designs from photos, then print them on fabric for your own personal stash. Use dozens of artistic effects, making everyday photos look like watercolours or impressionist paintings (look out art world, the quilters are taking over) 79 new features in all since EQ6, Netbook compatible for you mini's. Laptops and desktop computers will never feel the same again.

Shipping will begin June 7, 2010! System requirements are excellent.
Minimum system requirements: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit, Internent access 750 MB of available hard-disk space, CD-ROM drive. Netbook compatible, Internet requires activation, deactivation and periodic validations.
Recommended: Monitor with screen resolution of 1024x768 or greater, Adobe Reader, sound card for demo videos. Remember that if you are a mac user, you will need a PC reader! Check out http://www.electricquilt.com/


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