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.
In his latest quilt collection, Kaffe Fassett presents 20 stunning new quilts in a range of block patterns. Featuring Kaffe´s newest fabric designs and colour ways, quilters of all skill levels will love this new addition to Kaffe´s body of work. There is a quilt for every taste and level of skill.
Renowned colour expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett explores flowers as a source of inspiration for patchwork and needlepoint in this new quilting guide and pattern collection. Along the way, he shares a behind-the-scenes look at his fascinating design process-from mood boards and ´´sketching´´ with colour swatches to planning and sewing the quilts. While the focus is on patchwork and needlepoint, the design and color ideas translate to many design disciplines and materials, including crafts, fiber arts, floral design and home decor. Accessible to all skill levels, the designs on each page will inspire you to see how much more colourful and alive your needlework, quilts and creative projects can be.
World-renowned quilter Fassett demonstrates how basic geometric forms--squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, circles, and quarter-circles--inspire his quilt designs. Twenty-three of his inventive quilts are showcased, along with step-by-step instructions for making each one.
Taking a journey back in time, Kaffe Fassett presents 20 glorious new quilts that feature all the romance of a time gone by. The eleventh in the series of bestselling quilt-pattern collections, ´´Kaffe Fassett´s Quilt Romance´´ is a study in pastels and tradition set against the dramatic Italianate architecture of a tiny Welsh village. Based on Fassett´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, Robert Horton, and introducing Kim McClean, an Australian quilt designer and teacher. The stunning photos by Debbie Patterson are just the start: complete instructions for creating each museum-quality quilt are included along with tips and techniques that Fassett has gathered in his more than 30 years of experience. Every quilter will treasure this next book in the series from an international favorite.