Suitable for all version of Windows from Windows 98 to Windows 7
Easy Quilt is a quick and easy way to lay out a quilt design.
You can define how many blocks the quilt will be made from, then choose from loads of pre-defined blocks (see above)
The colours can be any solid color, or you can use any of our built-in cloth samples for added realism on screen.
Rotate or mirror the blocks, add appliqué shapes at any size you like, and define quilting stitches too!
When you’re ready, print out the templates complete with a cutting guide and you’re ready to start stitching!
Grids - Designs are created on a square grid.
Designs - Quilts can be created quickly and easily using up to 9 different blocks, a sash and several borders.
Blocks - Blocks can be created from scratch or selected from the library, which contains over 400 blocks.
Patches - Your own blocks can be made by using square, triangle, long triangle and drunkard’s path patches.
Block Library - Save your own blocks in the library so they can be used later on.
Patches - Patches can be placed down in the selected colour, or even in the selected fabric.
Fabrics - There are over 3000 American manufacturer’s fabrics built into a library which permits easy viewing and selection of the required fabrics.
Scan - You can use whichever fabric you have, there is the facility to scan a piece of fabric and save it in the library ready for use.
Sash - An adjustable width sash can be added between the blocks and how it joins at the junctions can be set to Split at Junctions, Full Height, Full Width or Block at Junctions.
Border - Up to 6 borders can be added to the quilt, this can be done at the beginning or once designing has started.
Border Styles - Choose one of the built-in border styles and the size and style can be set independently of each other.
Appliqué - Appliqué patches can be added to a block, select the required patch from the built-in appliqué library.
Appliqué Patches - Once the appliqué patch has been placed, it is possible to alter the colour, move it to a different position or delete it.
Quilting Lines - Any shape from the Appliqué library can also be added to a block as quilting lines by selecting the required shape from the Quilting library.
Quilting Lines - The quilting lines can be viewed or printed as a solid or dashed line to simulate stitching.
Colours - If you don’t want to use fabrics, just a variety of different colours, pick from the given colours or define your own.
Palette - The palette can have up to 90 colours/fabrics and there can be any ratio of colours to fabrics.
Fill - It is possible to change the colour/fabric of individual patches by using the Fill option.
Change Colour - This will enable all patches of one colour/fabric to be changed to another instantaneously, so the overall effect can be changed quite dramatically with little work.
Fabric Usage - Fabric requirements can be calculated for each quilt, the different width of fabrics can be entered before the calculation is made.
Windows - Individually block, border, sash and quilt windows can be hidden or shown to increase the display area for other windows.
Block Size - The size of the block can be altered even if the designing has started.
Block Layout - This is a feature that controls how the individual blocks behave in the quilt, each block can be rotated or reflected. As well as rotating and reflecting the order of the blocks can be changed. It can be used to create a quilt where the blocks are in columns or other patterns.
Grid - Grid can be turned on and off as required to give a clearer view of what the design would look like.
Auto Merge Patches - Control whether the program will automatically join patches of the same colour which are next to each other.
Units of Measurements - The units of measurement used within the program can be set to either imperial or metric.
Auto Backup - Saves a backup of your work in case your machine crashes and an optional reminder to save your work.
Window Background Colour - The background colour of the windows can be altered as required.
Used Colours - The colours used within a design are shown by a white box on the colour in the palette, which makes them easily identifiable.
Editing Features - Copy, move, paste, clear, flip, mirror and rotate can be used when deigning blocks.
Palettes - Palettes can be set to contain your own preferences in colours and fabric colour, which can then be saved and used as required. Also the default palette can be set to your choice. Unused or unwanted colours can be removed from the palettes.
Browse - Browse through your stored designs, this will help to make selection easier.
Toggle Cut Line - This option will either add or remove a cut line, this can be used to give more detail to a block.
Change Name - Names of the colours in the palette can be changed by using the Change Name option.
Printing - Flexible printing, print just the quilt, blocks, templates or a combination of the three. The quilt and blocks can be printed in colour or as an outline. The outline printout may show more clearly where each patch goes.
Template - A template for each pattern can be printed, but for a large quilt these can mean a lot of pieces of paper to keep track of. So it is possible to stop duplicate shapes from being printed, which will only give one template for each shape.
Seam Allowance - Print templates with adjustable seam allowance.
Checklist - If a template checklist is printed, a list of the total number of different shaped patches for each colour or fabric required is given., helpful in keeping track of the patches.