Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing

with Carol Doak

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Paper-piecing expert Carol Doak teaches you how to get sharp points and precise seams as she takes you step by step through four foundation-based quilt projects. Read More…

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Class Description

Let award-winning quilt instructor Carol Doak help you achieve perfection in your quilts with invaluable paper piecing techniques. You will learn how to produce fine points and precise seams that turn complicated quilt blocks into surprisingly simple works of art. Use a variety of techniques to make four exciting, foundation-based quilt projects. As a bonus, Carol's e-book "50 Little Paper-Pieced Blocks" is included FREE!

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Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
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Lesson Plan


Lesson 1. Meet Carol Doak

  • Meet your instructor, Carol Doak, and learn about paper piecing.


Lesson 2. Preparing Your Tools & Fabrics

  • Choose the right paper, audition your fabric and organize the pieces.


Lesson 3. The Bird of Paradise Block

  • This exclusive block makes great use of color and the paper piecing technique.


Lesson 4. Paper Piecing Tips & Tricks

  • Measure, calculate yardage and cut your fabric with ease.


Lesson 5. Sunflower Fun Four-Block Quilt

  • This block is bright and beautiful.


Lesson 6. Star Light 9-Patch Quilt

  • It looks tricky, but it's easy with Carol's step-by-step instructions and the ability to interact with her and your fellow quilters!


Lesson 7. Mariner's Delight Compass Star Quilt

  • This seemingly-challenging quilt will impress your friends.


Lesson 8. Creative Options

  • So many choices! Carol helps unlock your creativity by presenting even more piecing possibilities.

"A FANTASTIC class! What's not to love about this: The teacher is just witty and lovely, but nonetheless focused and gets always to the point (little pun intended), the methods and tips taught are genius, the results stunning."
- saramu

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