Saturday 3 May 2014

Carol Taylor lecture

Quilting Arts Magazine
April/May 2012
Last night, our Waterloo County Quilters' Guild hosted award winning quilter Carol Taylor for a very special and inspiring trunk show. Carol's link is here, and WCQG's link is here.You may remember Carol's cover story from Quilting Arts Magazine, in the April / May 2012 issue, on quilting perfect circles. We saw many examples of this quilted circle technique, and they are even more captivating in real than they are in photos!
Carol Taylor with
Interwoven, right, &
Transitions, left

Carol gave us a run through on many of the 500 quilts she has made, from her first quilts to her current leaf inspired quilts.  Included in her story were photos of how her beautiful studio came into existence. And she graciously answered quite a few questions about her techniques and other life stuff.

Foliage in Transition, detail
by Carol Taylor
You've probably seen photos in various publications of her quilts, or may have seen one at a quilt show. I've said this before, but it really is special to see a large body of quilts made by one person. You really get a good sense of how much life and energy goes into the making of all these quilts. It was really amazing. I don't think I, or the Waterloo Quilt Guild will ever be the same!

Images used here with permission.


  1. this must have been a wonderful event, it looks inspiring, her colors are beautiful,

  2. Lucky you! Thanks for the link, I have not seen Carol Taylor's quilt before, just amazing.

  3. I so love meeting people like this! Thanks so much for sharing!

  4. Sounds like it was a terrific presentation and probably very inspirational. Thanks for the links.

  5. Thanks for sharing will keep my eye out for her work
    Cheers Pauline

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