Carol Doak


Diamond Delight 4

Diamond Delight is the name of the quilt designed by Carol Doak for the cruise on which she taught this spring. It was originally designed with 6″ blocks, but I shrank mine down to 2″. I began the paper piecing of the quilt during the cruise, and then I finished […]


Quilting cruise

Fair warning: this post is photo-heavy. Click on any of the pictures to see a larger version. I mentioned in my previous post that I’d just returned from a cruise, and this one was different from the ones I’ve previously taken with my husband. For one thing, this time he […]


Carol Doak class 1

I’ve been a fan of Carol Doak for a very long time now. She’s the queen of paper piecing, for those who aren’t familiar with her name. I’ve run into her several times at the “really big show” in Houston and even had a class with her. When she agreed […]


A special block 1

I subscribe to the Carol Doak Yahoo group, which has several thousand members. Carol has taught classes in all 50 states, as well as many foreign countries. To mark the occasion of having “hit” all 50 states, the members of her group are making her a quilt with star blocks […]