Join English paper piecing expert, Sue Daley, as she shows you how to use curved shapes for English paper piecing to create a fun little project embellished with an EPP design.
Sue shares her expertise and advice on English paper piecing and the tools and equipment available to make this technique easy to create for any level of quilter
Full materials list included in the instructions
Pattern sheet included with EPP shapes if you’re not using pre-made templates and papers
Detailed step-by-step instructions with clear diagrams are included with your tutorial to take you through the process of creating this enjoyable project, from creating your EPP shapes through to hand quilting to finish it off
A wonderful portable project for sewing on the go – English paper piecing is a great technique for sewing on the go
Makes a great gift and can be made up in any fabrics or colours to suit the recipient’s favourite colours or fabrics
A great small project for beginner-level quilters looking for a more challenging shape to try out with English paper piecing
Chapter 1: Meet Sue Daley (5 min)
Meet international teacher, quilt and fabric designer, Sue Daley. Sue will share her creative journey with you, and also talks about her favourite technique, English paper piecing.
Chapter 2: Tools and papers for English paper piecing (3 min)
Sue will talk you through the tools you’ll need for your English paper piecing and about the papers commonly used in English paper piecing. She’ll also share her expertise on which threads and needles are best to use.
Chapter 3: How to paper piece apple cores (17 min)
Follow along with Sue as she shows you how to create your apple core shapes, from tracing and cutting to attaching your papers to the fabric. Then you’ll learn how to hand sew the pieces together and how to join rows of apple core shapes.
Chapter 4: How to paper piece clamshells (15 min)
Sue demonstrates how to create your clamshell pieces and then to join them together, which will help you to complete her English paper piecing project.
Chapter 5: Show and tell with Sue (11 min)
View a gallery of Sue’s other works, from smaller projects to large quilts, you’ll see an inspiring collection of English paper pieces projects.