West Ireland, with its streets of colourful painted houses and ancient stone walls, provides the perfect inspiration for the richly varied quilt designs in Kaffe Fassett´s Quilts in Ireland. Each quilt pattern includes complete instructions, with colour diagrams, and the book includes a section on patchwork and quilting basics.
Kaffe Fassett has been producing some of the world´s most exquisite knitting designs for over 30 years. He has worked with everyone from Missoni to Bill Gibb, designing diverse and beautiful knitwear that is worn all over the world. Now Kaffe Fassett´s Pattern Library provides in one volume a collection of over 190 of his most inspiring pieces. Each design is illustrated with a close-up photographic swatch, accompanied by a detailed colour chart so you can copy the pattern. A general chapter on creating your own designs, covering issues such as scale, repeats and borders, enables you to share in Kaffe´s creative process and benefit from his unique tips in designing your own pieces. For Kaffe Fassett fans and anyone who loves the art of knitting, this book will be an absolute must-have.
Journey to Provence, France, and take pleasure in 20 beautiful new quilts that feature all the romance of a time gone by. Kaffe Fassett´s Quilts en Provence is a study in geometry and color set in the South of France, where narrow streets and vibrantly hued buildings provide a medieval backdrop. Based on Kaffe´s signature line of Rowan fabrics, the pieces have been designed by some of the world´s finest quilters, including Liza Prior Lucy, Pauline Smith, Roberta Horton, and introducing Philip Jacobs, a longtime designer for Rowan who specializes in floral prints. Complete instructions for creating each museum-quality quilt are included along with tips and techniques that Kaffe has gathered in his more than 30 years of experience. Every quilter will treasure this next book from an international quilting celebrity.
20 designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting