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Kaffe Fassett Patchwork & Quilting Books

Kaffe Fassett in the Studio
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Kaffe Fassett in the Studio

Ref: 14464

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Author: Kaffe Fassett

World-renowned artist and textile designer Kaffe Fassett provides a window into his creative process, offering readers new patterns, new ideas, and new inspiration.

With successes like Bold Blooms and Dreaming in Colour, the latest book from Kaffe Fassett brings together all the best elements of his work and life. Kaffe Fassett in the Studio will offer an in-depth look at his work and where he finds inspiration, paying particular attention to his color work. He'll also showcase some of his greatest designs in the areas of needlework, patchwork, and knitting, as well as provide three to four new patterns in each of these areas.

Lastly, Fassett will speak to his fabric design and painting processes. He remains an icon in the fashion and craft worlds. He partners with brands such as Coach and is regularly featured in the pages of Vogue. Fassett's brilliant use of colour set his work apart from other artists, and any collection of his work is a must have among fans and beyond.

RRP £30

Produced by: Free Spirit

Part Number: 9781419746260

 

26.50



Kaffe Fassett Quilts in an English Village

Kaffe Fassett Quilts in an English Village

Ref: 14463

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Author: Kaffe Fassett

Our price £23.95 (RRP £25.99). The book will also include a 10% discount code that can be used against the purchase of fabric kits for the quilts featured in the book (Valid until end of 2021).

With his unerring eye, Kaffe has succeeded in finding the perfect location for his exquisite new collection of quilts, featuring both his scintillating new fabric designs and his classics, all in his unique color palette. This time he has chosen the medieval English village of Lavenham in Suffolk, where the 19 quilts in this book are set off against the ancient half-timbered Tudor houses. They are displayed in all their glory in a sumptuous eye-catching quilt gallery.

Included in this set of new designs are many very special ones by Kaffe, and several by his long-time friend and co-designer, Liza Prior Lucy. Kaffe's Starry Night, featured on the cover, fussy cuts some of his brilliant floral fabrics in deep rich colors to great effect, setting them off by surrounding stars in his Shot Cottons. Shards translates the traditional Broken Dishes design into deliciously soft and subtle blends of pastel fabrics, shown off to perfection against the pale plaster and weathered timbers of the Lavenham houses. In a quite different vein, the boldly contrasting background stripes in black and white fabric in Blooming Columns make a dramatic contrast to the huge fussy-cut flowers appliquéd onto it.

This book--the 23rd in the series--includes a range of quilts for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. Shaded Squares is one such lovely quilt for first timers, with its cleverly shaded squares each made up from two large triangles, one plain and one striped in Kaffe's Shot Cotton and Wide Stripe fabrics. Flat shots, a practical know-how section and glossary, back up the fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions for each quilt.

Produced by: Free Spirit

Part Number: 9781641551502

 

23.95



Kaffe Fassetts Quilts in Burano

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Burano

Ref: 20344

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Author: Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett uses the colourful Venetian island of Burano to form the backdrop of another stunning collection of new quilt designs from the Kaffe Fassett Studio.

In this 22nd installment of Kaffe Fassett’s ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, the quilts have been photographed on location in Burano, a tiny island in Italy’s Venetian archipelago, famous for its lace making but also for its brilliantly painted houses in a myriad jewel colors.

The colorful house walls, sometimes distressed and occasionally decorated with murals, form the backdrop, along with the canals, bridges, and boats of this special Venetian island, to another wonderful selection of Kaffe's new quilt designs.

The collection of 19 quilts features both new fabric designs from the Kaffe Collective and some of his Classics. Bali Brocade makes a fantastic background to Kaffe’s sumptuous Shimmer Star quilt with its ripples of pattern in contrasting prints. His two versions of a very simple quilt,comes in two very different colorways. Hot Steps is a riot of color, whereas by contrast its sister quilt, Cool Steps, in dusty blues, greens, and greys has an dreamy quality. Liza Prior Lucy’s rich and dark Turkish Coffee quilt, with its hint of Eastern promise, fussy cuts Kaffe’s new Turkish Delight fabric to brilliant effect.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Burano provides all the instructional text, diagrams, and templates to make the quilts, plus a section on basic patchwork techniques for less experienced quilters.

Produced by: Taunton Press

Part Number: 071666

ISBN: 9781641551199

Number of pages: 144

Year published: August 2020

 

21.95



Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds
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Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds

Ref: 20317

Author: Kaffe Fassett

In this 21st installment of Kaffe Fassett's ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe has chosen to show off his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favorite medallion quilt blocks.

Photographed on location at the world-famous Hidcote Manor Garden in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, these delectable quilts find their perfect setting among the brilliant flower borders, avenues of trees, and stunning architectural features that make Hidcote one of the most visited gardens in the U.K. Medallion quilts have universal appeal and the simple framework of the medallion design makes a great vehicle for Kaffe's eye-catching colour combinations in his brilliant range of fabric designs.

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Cotswolds provides all the basic instructional text, diagrams, and templates to make the quilts, plus a section on basic patchwork techniques for less experienced quilters.

We are offering a selection of the quilts from the book as kits. Please note that you will require a copy of the book for the instructions.
Quilt Kits for Quilts in the Cotswolds can be found here.

Designed by: Kaffe Fassett

Produced by: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781641550840

Number of pages: 152

Year published: August 2019

 

21.00



Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in America
Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in America

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in America

Ref: 20268

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Author: Kaffe Fassett

RRP £25 now available for order at £22.95


Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in America: Designs Inspired by Vintage Quilts from the American Museum in Britain

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his highly successful series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe Fassett has returned to his American roots. Using the collection of American vintage quilts in Britain’s American Museum in Bath as his inspiration, Kaffe has chosen 18 different quilts as the basis for his 20 new designs in this book.

Designs feature both his latest fabrics and his much-loved classics, mostly from the Kaffe Fassett Collective but also his latest collection of Artisan fabrics.
An introductory section, this book features the original quilts that inspired Kaffe, and tells the reader something about their provenance.
The new designs demonstrate Kaffe’s vivid and unique colour combinations, giving new meaning to familiar block patterns such as Tumbling Blocks, Starbursts, and Log Cabins.
Photographed in bucolic Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Each pattern contains full step-by-step piecing instructions and detailed diagrams.

We are also offering a selection of the quilts from the book as kits to order. Please note that you will require a copy of the book for the instructions.

Designed by: Kaffe Fassett

Produced by: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781631868573

Number of pages: 168

Year published: August 2018

 

22.96



Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Italy
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Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Italy

Ref: 20210

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Author: Kaffe Fassett

Five fishing villages, known as Cinque Terre, on Italy’s West coast provide the backdrop for Kaffe Fassett’s latest project book, Quilt’s in Italy.

The book features twenty new quilts photographed in beautiful locations followed by details of how you can recreate the quilts including a flat shot of each quilt, material requirements, instructions and templates.

We are offering a selection of the quilts from the book as kits.s. Please note that you will require a copy of the book for the instructions.

Produced by: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781631867088

Number of pages: 144

Year published: September 2016

 

22.99



Stitch It Simple: 25 Hand-Sewn Projects to Make and Share
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Stitch It Simple: 25 Hand-Sewn Projects to Make and Share

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Author: Beth Sheard

Featuring Kaffe Fassett's world-famous fabrics. The sweet projects in Stitch It Simple are fun and surprisingly simple to make. They feature the playful, vibrant, and bold fabrics of renowned quilter and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett.

Instant gratification! These 25 stylish projects are aimed at novice stitchers and crafters, who find the gorgeous range of quilting fabrics inspiring, but are looking for easier, smaller scale projects. Best of all, they make up fast and beautifully. Simply explained with no-fuss sewing instructions, these are projects you'll really enjoy making, including:

For yourself – purse, t-shirt, slippers, jewelry
For your home – shopping bag, chair seat, nursery quilt, cushions
For your friends – fabric gift bags; cards with ribbons and stenciled images
Absolutely achievable and quick-to-stitch projects. Stitch It Simple is perfect for beginning sewers with little to no experience in hand-stitching or using a sewing machine. Clear instructions with colorful step-by-step illustrations and vivid photographs are featured throughout the book. Discover the joy of quilting and see how you can create your own little works of art!

Produced by: Berry & Bridges

ISBN: 9780992614812

 

14.99



Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Colour
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Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Colour

Ref: 4944

Author: Kaffe Fassett

RRP £25 now on offer at £24

Includes signed bookplate from Kaffe Fassett whilst stocks last.

An intimate, photo-filled look at the fascinating life and creative output of a renowned artist and designer.

Kaffe Fassett has led an extraordinary life and is a captivating storyteller with a vivid memory. Born in 1937 in San Francisco, he spent much of his youth in Big Sur, where his parents bought a log cabin from Orson Welles and transformed it into the world-famous Nepenthe restaurant, a gathering place of artists of all sorts (Kaffe has many stories to tell about mingling with the likes of Olivia de Havilland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Henry Miller). After attending a boarding school run by the disciples of Krishunamurti, an Indian guru, he studied painting on scholarship at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, but left after less than one year and traveled to England, where he ultimately made his home.

After struggling to make a living as a fine artist for several years, Fassett met the fashion designer Bill Gibb and began designing knitwear for his collection. He went on to design knitwear for Missoni and for private clients like Lauren Bacall, Shirley MacLaine, and Barbra Streisand, and to revolutionise the hand knitting world with his explosive use of color. Further explorations led him to needlepoint, mosaics, rug-making, yarn and fabric design, set design and quilting. Now in his 70s, Fassett continues to produce new work in his studio in London and to travel worldwide to teach and lecture. This intimate autobiography is lavishly filled with Fassett's amazing stories about his bohemian childhood, his hard-earned rise to fame, and all of his creative pursuits. It includes photos of him throughout his life (including his stint as a model in Paris), his home (which is an artwork in itself), his work (everything from childhood drawings to pencil sketches, to oil paintings, to massive tapestries and set designs, to hand knits and quilts) as well as the people and places around the world that have inspired him.

Produced by: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

ISBN: 9781617690075

 

24.00



Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts: 23 Original Quilt Designs

Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts: 23 Original Quilt Designs

Ref: 4789

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Includes signed bookplate from Kaffe Fassett whilst stocks last.

Kaffe Fassett with Liza Prior Lucy

In Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts", world-renowned quilter Kaffe Fassett demonstrates how basic geometric forms - squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, circles and quarter circles - found in natural and manmade environments inspire his quilt designs. This is evident in the 23 magnificent, inventive quilts showcased in this book and step-by-step instructions are provided for each one.

Along the way, Fassett also offers over a hundred photos of geometric inspiration from around the world - everything from triangular watermelon slices, to rectangular sheets of corrugated metal on African scrap dwellings, to lollipop-shaped topiary trees in Japan. In the accompanying text, Fassett reveals how he experiences the colours and basic shapes around him, how we can train our own eyes to see this rewarding source of creativity and how we can, just as he does, combine striking fabrics with simple shapes to create our own spectacular quilt designs.

Hardcover.

Produced by: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

Part Number: 1584798378

ISBN: 9781584798378

 

23.50



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