Kaffe Fassett's V&A Quilts
23 Beautiful Patchworks Inspired by the Victoria and Albert Museum
By (author) Kaffe Fassett
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Kaffe Fassett's V&A Quilts by Kaffe Fassett
Book DescriptionIn this dazzling book, Kaffe Fassett presents 23 new patchwork designs all inspired by treasures from London's world-famous decorative arts museum. Kaffe breathes new life into old masterpieces by updating the colourways and employing, where necessary, new patchwork techniques. The designs fall loosely into three separate groups. The utility quilts employ large simple patch shapes cut from charming prints; the traditional pieces encompass popular heritage patchwork formats, reborn here in fresh modern colours; and the irresistible showpiece designs incorporate applique- to create dazzling showstoppers. Kaffe's fabric sources include his own ever-expanding fabric collection, reproduction vintage prints, antique scraps, contemporary quilting prints of every description and toile de jouy. The designs are easily accessible to today's quilters, with Kaffe's sympathetic interpretations echoing the magic of the originals but employing contemporary techniques. This book is an inspiration.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091898298
(283mm x 226mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Kaffe Fassett's Brilliant Little Patchworks, Paperback (February 2017)
These 20 stitched and patched projects using the fabric of powerhouse designer Kaffe Fassett are sure to brighten up your home. The projects are ideal for anyone who wants a touch of the Kaffe magic with a fraction of the time and effort involved in creating the large-scale patchwork quilts for which he is perhaps best known.
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Author Biography - Kaffe Fassett
Kaffe Fassett has attracted huge audiences worldwide to the knitting and needlepoint crafts. A bestselling author, he has also presented his own TV series, Glorious Colour, and a major exhibition of his work travelled the world after forming the first one-man show of a living textile artist ever to show at the V&A in London. Kaffe also designs wallpapers and fabrics for companies such as Designers Guild and Rowan. His wonderful website can be found at www.kaffefassett.com.
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