Designer Spotlight: Sue Daley, the English Paper Piecing Expert

Designer Spotlight: Sue Daley

Sue Daley was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. She has 37 years of patchwork experience and has spent the last 23 years running her own business, Sue Daley Designs. She specializes in English paper piecing, traditional quilt piecing, needle turn appliqué, embroidery, and fine hand quilting. Along with her pattern designs, precut paper shapes, acrylic templates, books, and accessories, she is also a fabric designer for Riley Blake Designs and Penny Rose Fabrics under the brand Millhouse Collections. Learn more about Sue on her blog.

Take a peek at Sue’s latest collection, Sweet Stems and learn a bit about English Paper Piecing!

Sweet Stems by Sue Daley

You’ll find navy, pinks, greens, and greys in Sue’s Sweet Stems collection. A beautiful palette filled with lovely florals and vines.
This line is so sweet, it comes with its own stories! Pick up the pattern, papers, and templates packets to unfold the designs of sweetwater, dragonfly, or hamlet.

Here is Sue at last month’s Missouri Star Academy event showing off some of her designs using Sweet Stems.

How fun to use florals to create a cacti pattern?!

Learn to create fun, new designs by following any of Sue’s Sew-Alongs on her blog. They are easy step-by-step guides that will be super helpful, especially if you’ve never paper pieced before!


If you’re new to paper piecing, let Sue and Jenny introduce you in this short
playlist of tricks and tips to get you started!


New Friday Tutorial: English Paper Piecing- Quatro Colour With Sue Daley

MSQC New Tutorial on the Blog!

Learn to make this Quatro Colour using the EPP method to hand stitch.

Jenny is joined by Sue Daley to demonstrate how to make the Quatro Color Quilt with English Paper Piecing using the “Sue Daley Quarto Petal Template” by Sue Daley Designs for Patchwork with Busy Fingers/Sue Daley Designs, a glue pen, a milliners needle, and Quatro Petal Paper.

 

Learn to make this Quatro Colour Quilt using English Paper Piecing, with expert Sue Daley!

This dynamic duo makes English Paper Piecing easy for everyone! Click the button below to watch the full tutorial and to get all of your supplies!

Watch the Latest Tutorial from Missouri Star Quilt Co!

Bonus Quick Tips of English Paper Piecing with Sue Daley

Quick tips on EPP with Jenny Doan and Sue Daley.

With this week being English Paper Piecing (EPP) Week we have chosen to share THREE great tip videos on the Perfect Stitch technique, the Knicker Knot, and the wonderful Glue Pen. The expert, Sue Daley, uses these techniques every time she uses the EPP method. We hope you enjoy these fun little tips

 

 

Learn to create the perfect stitch to make sure your stitches are well hidden.

 

Learn to make a “Knicker Knot” to use when you start and stop your English Paper Piecing.

 

Learn an easy way to baste your paper templates to your fabric with this fantastic Glue Pen.

 

To watch the full Intro to English Paper Piecing and get the supplies needed follow this link: https://www.missouriquiltco.com/intro-english-paper-piecing