Quilter's Academy - Volume 2 - Sophomore Year

Vol 3 - Junior Year

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Quilter's Academy - Vol 1 - Freshman Year

In December 2009 I started Harriet & Carrie's Quilter's Academy.  I learned to cut & piece strips ......

Project 1 - The Sampler

Project 2 -Harriet's  Woodland Winter

Project 3 - Carrie's Cowboy Corral

Project 4 - Harriet's Triple Rail Fence

Project 5 - Carrie's Patriotic Log Cabin

Project 6 - Carrie's Country Lanes Table Runner

Project 7 Harriet's Town Square which morphed into Project 8 Asian Nights

Project 9 - Carrie's Interlacing Circles

Project 10 - Harriet's Double Nine-Patch Chain

Project 11 - Carrie's Inlaid Tile Table Runner (unquilted)

Project 12 - Carrie's Double Irish Chain Baby Quilt

Project 13 - Harriet's Irish Chain Variation

Project 14 - The Final

By July 2010, I'd learned the basics of quiltmaking.  Thank you Harriet.  Thank you Carrie.


  1. That's quite an accomplishment in a relatively short time! Congratulations!

  2. The projects look wonderful all lined up. Such a huge accomplishment in 8 months. Congrats!

    So, are you ready to start your sophomore year?

    Cheers, K

  3. Congratulations!!!!!! I'm as proud as a new parent.
    We have bumper stickers here that claim "I'm the proud parent of an honor student at .....school". Well, I couldn't be more proud of you for your perseverence and accomplishments. I am honored to be a part of your amazing growth and progress. I can't wait to see what you do with Volume 2, as we start to introduce the idea of designing your own original quilts. You are ready!! Look for a surprise in the mail my dear - you are the best!!!!

  4. Wow! You make me want to jump on the bandwagon! Your progress is so convincing that I actually ordered the book today. I can't wait to start! I hope I have the same progress that you did.

  5. That is an wonderful accomplishment, your quilts look beautiful, well done!

  6. Lovely quilts and terrific accomplishment. Lol, love the change in look for the sophomore year :).

  7. Congrats Lesley! Job well done! The quilts look wonderful!!! I know you worked very hard to learn so much and it sure shows!
    Nice change on the layout of your blog!
    Remember to keep an eye on the kitties while in the sewing-lol!

  8. What a fantastic collection of beautiful quilts! You must be thrilled to see them all finished, what a great accomplishment. Congratulations, you really rock at Quilts.

  9. Thank you everyone for your support. It's fantastic and really, really helps. Dramas and all, it was great fun, so much so, that I'm looking forward to doing it all over again with Vol 2.

  10. Your blog continues to inspire! I have read every blog entry carefully through and made notes in my Freshman Academy book. This series of pictures of finished pieces is really an amazing progression. You should be proud of yourself!