This is the upgrade to EQ8. You need a licensed version of EQ7!

This is the current version of the leading patchwork design software Electric Quilt. Design your own blocks and quilts or choose from lots of ready-made designs from the libraries. You can create and print patterns for foundation piecing, templates, quilt motifs, appliqué shapes and cutting diagrams. Exchange projects with other EQ users and rejoice over the many options to create your dream quilt.

The software is only available in English.

For money transfers from Switzerland (and possibly also other Non-EU countries) please make sure that you assume the SEPA charge.

The shipped EQ8 retail box contains a software download license. There is no CD, DVD or USB. There is a License ID and Password found in the package. This information will allow you to download the software from the EQ website. You will select either PC or Mac at the time of the download. The package also contains a 48-page booklet with complete instructions on how to claim the download on our site, installation, activation, a starter lesson, quick tips and tools reference.

Shipping costs (incl. tracking and insurance) are calculated after you have entered the delivery address:

Germany: 6,90 €

EU: 18,00 €

Rest of the world: 30,00 €

Sorry, we won't ship EQ8 to the UK, USA or Canada.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Windows 10, Windows 8.1, or Windows 7 with Service Pack 1;
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13), Sierra (10.12), El Capitan (10.11), Yosemite (10.10);

Internet Access Required

Internet access required for downloading, activating, periodic validation and accessing the support materials. You can be disconnected from the internet for general use of the software.


Unlimited installations. Two (2) computers may be simultaneously active. Activations can be easily transferred between computers.

Space Requirements

850 MB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation.


Screen resolution of 1280 x 1024 or greater. (A Minimum of 1024 x 768 is required.)

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Delivery weight: 200 g

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Das deutsche Handbuch zur 8. Version der beliebten Patchwork-Entwurfssoftware Electric Quilt ist jetzt als PDF-Download verfügbar. Es erläutert Schritt für Schritt alle Funktionalitäten der nur in englischer Sprache erhältlichen Electric Quilt Software EQ8.

Die Übersetzung ist auf die Arbeit mit der englischen Software ausgerichtet.

Das Handbuch, dessen Übersetzung das Original-Handbuch des Software-Herstellers zugrunde liegt, erklärt leicht verständlich alle Möglichkeiten, wie man neue Quiltprojekte anlegt, mit dem Sketchbook umgeht und Patchworkblöcke und –entwürfe professionell zeichnet. Darüber hinaus gibt es ausführliche Informationen zum Ausdrucken von Schablonen sowie zu Foundation-Piecing-Vorlagen und verschiedenen Quiltmustern.

Sowohl für Anfänger als auch für fortgeschrittene Quilter bietet das neue Benutzerhandbuch eine wertvolle Hilfestellung in deutscher Sprache.

Bei Kauf der Software (Upgrade oder Vollversion) hier im Quilt around the World Webshop ist das deutsche Handbuch bis Ende September 2018 im Preis inbegriffen.

Zum Urheberrecht:

Bitte seien Sie fair und geben Sie dieses PDF nicht weiter. Es hat uns viele, viele Stunden gekostet, um Ihnen diese deutsche Übersetzung anbieten zu können. In diesem Fall ist das Weitergeben von geschützten Inhalten kein Teilen, sondern Diebstahl.

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BlockBase+ contains over 4.000 ready-made blocks from the book "Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns" by Barbara Brackman. All these historic and researched blocks are organized in a user-friendly software for Windows and Mac.

You can print all blocks directly from BlockBase+ in any desired sizes as rotary cutting diagrams, templates and foundation piecing patterns. Of course, you can also link BlockBase+ to your EQ8 software so that you can work with the BlockBase+ blocks also in EQ8.

BlockBase+ is a stand-alone software for Windows and Mac operating systems. You don't need EQ software to run BlockBase+.

Shipping costs (incl. tracking and insurance) are calculated after you have entered the delivery address:

Germany: 6,90 €

EU: 18,00 €

Rest of the world: 30,00 €

Sorry, we won't ship EQ8 to the UK, USA or Canada.

System Requirements

BlockBase+ does not run on Chromebooks or devices which have Android or iOS operating systems. BlockBase+ requires Windows or Mac operating systems:

  • Windows 11, Windows 10
  • macOS Monterey (12), Big Sur (11), Catalina (10.15), Mojave (10.14); intel oder M1 Chip-Prozessoren

Space Requirements

You need 250 MB available hard-disk space for installation. Additional free space required during installation.

Internet Access

Internet access is required to download and activate the software, for periodic validation of the software and to access the support material.

Screen Resolution

Minimum screen resolution of 1280 x 720, or greater.


This product is a single-user license and includes 2 activations per license. Once the software is purchased, the license is not transferrable. You have two activations per license, i.e. you can use BlockBase+ on two devices simultaneously. Once the software is purchased, the license is non-transferable.

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Delivery weight: 300 g

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