Carol Doak
Craftsy Instructor

Salem, NH

Carol Doak has been teaching quilting for more than 35 years. She has traveled extensively across the globe to share her tried-and-true methods. Carol is the author of 20 quilting books with more than a million copies in print. She has designed more than 1,000 paper-pieced designs, with many featured in national magazines and TV programs. The readers of Quilter's Newsletter Magazine voted Carol Doak their "Favorite Paper Piecing Teacher." ... Read Full Bio »

Carol's Craftsy Classes


Paper-Pieced Stars

Boost your foundation paper-piecing skills with renowned instructor Carol Doak. Enjoy more efficient, effective sewing with Carol's organization and machine setup methods. Achieve perfect points as you create the striking Twinkle Star block with confidence-building tips. Learn how Carol selects fabrics while you piece the 3-D Star with its eye-catching depth. Mix and match different foundations to build fresh designs and simplify tricky blocks as you create the captivating Pointed Posy Star and exquisite Twisted Tulip Star. Construct the Windmill Star with its exceptional movement, and find the inspiration to customize your block with Carol's practical guide to color. Piece the radiant Starburst Star with secondary patterns that dance around the quilt. Plus, learn to easily calculate the yardage needed for every group of pieces in a quilt. Use foundation paper piecing to make your most spectacular patchwork more accessible than ever!



Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing

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!

$24.99 $39.99

Meet Carol

What's New

If you haven't yet checked out my latest paper piecing class, you might want to check out Paper-Pieced Stars. Brand new designs make a stunning quilt and along the way, you will learn some wonderful techniques to make paper piecing stars perfectly easy.
Happy Autumn everyone. I am loving all your projects. If you need paper piecing supplies and want to save a trip out, you always have the convenience of my web store at

Carol's Projects

Pat's Lily
Paper-Pieced Class Quilt
Close-Up of Paper-Pieced Star Quilt
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