Welcome to the Quilter's Academy Journal

Hello!
Harriet and I are glad you visited... we established this blog as a sort of question and answer forum for all of you who are working through the Quilter's Academy book series.
It is also a place to find a list of the errata from the books-
You can find those by looking back through the archived blogs.

So, welcome, and please post a comment if you have any questions or topics you would like us to discuss.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Long time- no see!
It's been some time since we have posted on our blog- mostly because we have been busy planning Volume 5 of the series.
For those of you following and working through the books here's the skinny on Volume 5...
Volume 5 will be all about Medallion quilts. But you don't have to love or even like Medallions to enjoy this book- more than anything this book is about pieced borders. So if you have always wondered how to make a pieced border fit your quilt- we can help you.
In this volume we will go in to the math and techniques for creating a pieced border to fit your quilt perfectly!
And if you happen to be into Medallion quilts- we will walk you through designing your own as well as sharing a number of new and old Medallion quilts with you!

Something to look forward too! We are just in the final stages of writing and making the quilts- we will turn the manuscript into C&T in June and it will likely be available for you to purchase late summer of 2014.
In the meantime- keep working on the projects and exercises in Volumes 1-4! And let us know if you have questions! We are always available to help!

Thanks! & Happy Quilting-
Harriet & Carrie

8 comments:

  1. How many volumes are in this series? With names like freshman sophomore, etc. I had figured 4 volumes....

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  2. Looking forward to it and hope you think about piecing curves for your final instalment or perhaps your series will be so popular it will continue past a 6th book!!

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  3. How exciting! Master's classes will be wonderful - will there be a Doctoral program?

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  4. The Masters level book sounds exciting. If I recall correctly, there is a sixth book planned for the series - PhD/Doctoral level.

    I'm almost finished with the Freshman Year and planning color schemes for the Sophomore quilts.

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  5. Yes the 5th volume sounds very interesting, sad that its more than a year away though :)
    I am working on the Double Nine Patch quilt in Volume one at the moment. Loving the series so far!!
    Vicki
    http://anolddoglearnsnewtricks.wordpress.com

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  6. Very exciting news. I'm definitely looking forward to Vol. 5.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  7. Since you published your last entry in January, do you have any firm dates for Quilter's Academy Volume 5: Master Year of Pieced Borders and Medallion Quilts? By any possibility will it be released before January 1, 2014?
    Definitely looking forward to the newest addition.

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  8. This is exciting! I love all the other books in the series, and recommend them to anyone looking to start out or advance their skills. Can't wait for the new one!

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