Meeting Carol Doak

I have to admit up until about 3 years ago I didn’t foundation piece more than a handful of times in my 20 years of quilting.

But lately it’s a staple at Wild Angel Studio.

So imagine my happiness when Carol Doak and I crossed paths not once but twice in a month! Denver and Charleston!  

How often do you get to have dinner with a quilting icon? 

I did twice!

It was wonderful to hear her stories of her quilting life, and we shared a few chuckles over like experiences.  And I listened intently to her words of wisdom.  She is a plethora of information.

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And we shared furbaby pics. 

Her Bailey is adorable.

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Obviously one of those encounters was when we were both in Denver shooting our Craftsy classes.   Carol’s was a bit delayed in release due to her schedule but it’s live now!

WOW! 

Learning from a master with 20 years in the field teaching is fantastic.

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Her “binder clip” tip is priceless and had me reaching for my never ending Office Depot list.

Even if you have foundation pieced many more years than I, lesson 4 which is filled with many more wonderful tips is worth the price of admission.

Carol has provided a link for 25% off on her workshop if you click on her picture.

Now I am back to viewing, and printing, and cutting, and sewing.  

                         “Don’t forget to cut your fabric exactly larger than smaller.” –Carol Doak

4 Responses to “Meeting Carol Doak”

  1. Jennifer says:

    My very first workshop was with Carol – she was a great teacher!

  2. Unknown says:

    I’ve been fortunate enough to take one of Carol’s classes and meet her in person. She is a fantastic teacher. Now I’m waiting for you Mickey to come to Henderson NV so I can take a class from you.

  3. We were fortunate to have her at our guild a few years ago and changed my attitude towards foundation piecing! I love it now! She is a great teacher!

  4. WIPPYSPLACE says:

    one of my favorite book purchases was your First Quilt Book (or it should be) –I used it so much I took it to print shop and had them put a spiral binding on it 🙂

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