Listening to stories of your Grandma’s quilting bee conjures up images of white-haired womenholding needles and thimbles in their aged fingers, while quietly humming a happy tune. Wakeup! That was just a dream. Today’s quilters are chatting wildly, or rocking out to the tunes on their MP3 players, while downloading software to design their next quilt.
Electric Quilt Company offers software to help design your quilts, as well as layout options and yardage estimates. If you are still a little computer-shy, no worries. The have a Design Wizard programs that will guide you step-by-step in creating your design. Whether you are a beginning quilter working with simple blocks, or seasoned quiltologist who desires a more intricate pattern.
PC Quilt has learning programs that are both affordable and easy to use. With the option to download directly from their website, the savings is passed on to you. No packaging or shipping required. Their goal is to bring quiltmaking into the new millenium.
Organized Expressions is one of the handiest tools for any quilter. Featuring software designed to help corral the creative mind. With Organized Expressions you will be able to inventory, catalog, and keep track of all your quilting supplies, which saves money and time.
- Inventory your fabrics, threads, notions & tools
- Catalog & categorize your patterns, books, magazines & templates
- Personal diary for all your finished (& work-in-progress) project information
- Keep track of Classes Taken & what you learned
- Note important Addresses, web sites, & Shops
- Scan-in pictures of projects and patterns and link to your personal entries
- HELP screens make it easy for even the most novice computer user