If you love combining multiple techniques into the one quilt project, join designers Sue Daley and Leonie Bateman as they share with you their techniques of English paper piecing and wool appliqué, which they combined to create their quilt pattern, Brown Sugar
Includes instructions for creating your own version of the Brown Sugar Quilt pattern
Pattern sheet included with appliqué designs and English paper piecing templates for tracing
Use precut English paper piecing papers or make your own
Leonie will take you through her method of wool appliqué, using a felted woven wool fabric, how to prepare your fabrics, cut them and place them on your background
Leonie will also show you how to hand appliqué your wool appliqué pieces to the background
Sue will then show you how to use needleturn appliqué and English paper piecing to complete your quilt
As a bonus, Sue will show you her method for fussy cutting your fabrics to create fun and unique designs that you can apply to any quilt pattern and project
Details instructions take you through all the steps for creating the Brown Sugar Quilt from cutting fabrics and appliqué pieces, through to completion
A great project for intermediate-level quilters looking for a project that combines multiple techniques in one quilt project
Chapter 1: Meet Leonie and Sue (4 min)
You’ll meet Leonie Bateman and Sue Daley as they discuss their history of collaborative projects and the techniques they specialise in, before introducing you to the project you’ll be making.
Chapter 2: Wool appliqué preparation (8 min)
Before you start on the wool appliqué, Leonie discusses felted woven wool and how to prepare your wool fabric for appliqué from tracing your shapes from the pattern to cutting out your fabric and also looking at reverse applique.
Chapter 3: Wool appliqué positioning and stitching (17 min)
Leonie shows you how to position and fix your wool appliqué pieces on the background fabric and then moving on to hand stitching the appliqué down.
Chapter 4: Complete the English paper piecing (23 min)
Then Sue will show you how to create the needleturn appliqué and English paper piecing to finish the project.
Chapter 5: Sue’s fussy cutting method (11 min)
As a bonus, Sue shares her technique for fussy cutting that you can use for any number of projects and quilts.
Chapter 6: Leonie’s and Sue’s quilt gallery (12 min)
Be inspired by Sue and Leonie’s gallery of quilts with some stunning examples of wool appliqué and English paper piecing.