Linking the Dear Jane Block Library to EQ8

  1. Browse to C:\Program Files (x86)(\Electric Quilt Company\Dear Jane\Lib\ on your computer.
  2. Using the Ctrl key on your keyboard select the four BLK files (DJ01.BLK, DJ02.BLK, DJ03.BLK and DJ04.BLK) and copy them (Ctrl + C)
  3. Now navigate to (My) Documents > My EQ8 > Add-on Libraries (create this folder if there isn’t one already).
  4. Create a new folder called Dear Jane (if there isn’t one already).
  5. Paste the files into the folder (Ctrl + V).
  6. Open EQ8.
  7. Click LIBRARIES > Block Library.
  8. Click the Link Libraries button.
  9. Click Auto Add.
  10. Click Finished.
  11. Click Close.

Linking the Dear Jane Block Library to EQ7

  1. Open EQ7.
  2. Go to LIBRARIES > Block Library.
  3. Click Link Library.
  4. Click Add.
  5. Give the library an appropriate name such as “Dear Jane Blocks”.
  6. Click Browse.
  7. Browse to C:\Program Files(x86)\Electric Quilt Company\Dear Jane\Lib\
  8. Be sure to click on the Lib folder.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click Close.

Linking the Dear Jane Fabric Library to EQ8

  1. Browse to C:\Program Files (x86)(\Electric Quilt Company\Dear Jane\Lib\ on your computer.
  2. Using the Ctrl key on your keyboard select the two FAB files (DJ01.FAB and DJ02.FAB) and copy them (Ctrl + C)
  3. Now navigate to (My) Documents > My EQ8 > Add-on Libraries (create this folder if there isn’t one already).
  4. Create a new folder called Dear Jane (if there isn’t one already).
  5. Paste the files into the folder (Ctrl + V).
  6. Open EQ8.
  7. Click LIBRARIES > Fabric Library.
  8. Click the Link Libraries button.
  9. Click Auto Add.
  10. Click Finished.
  11. Click Close.

Linking the Dear Jane Fabric Library to EQ7

  1. Open EQ7.
  2. Go to LIBRARIES > Fabric Library.
  3. Click Link Library.
  4. Click Add.
  5. Give the library an appropriate name such as “Dear Jane Fabrics”.
  6. Click Browse.
  7. Browse to C:\Program Files (x86)(\Electric Quilt Company\Dear Jane\Lib\
  8. Be sure to click on the Lib folder.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click Close.

Importing Dear Jane palettes into EQ7 or EQ8

  1. Open EQ7 or EQ8.
  2. Go to LIBRARIES > Fabric Library.
  3. Click Import.
  4. Choose From Project.
  5. For Files of Type, select Previous EQ Versions.
  6. Browse to C:\Program Files (x86)\Electric Quilt Company\Dear Jane\Lib\
  7. Select the palette you wish to import.
  8. Click Open.
  9. You should now see all the fabrics from the palette in the Import Results section.
  10. In EQ7 hold down your keyboard CTRL key as you press the A key CTRL+A to select all swatches at once.
    In EQ8 click Select all Fabrics.
  11. Click Add to Sketchbook.