West Ireland, with its streets of colorful painted houses and ancient stone walls, provides the perfect inspiration for the richly varied quilt designs in Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Ireland. Renowned for his use of color, Kaffe creates color palettes of brilliant hot pinks and reds; deep blues, purples, and greens; and soft blues and whites from his journey to Ireland, showcased in striking quilt designs that are as unpredictable as the landscape of Ireland. With contributions from designers Liza Prior-Lucy and Philip Jacobs, Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Ireland will inspire quilters of all skill levels. Each quilt pattern includes complete instructions, with color diagrams, and the book includes a section on patchwork and quilting basics.
Leading needlework artist Kaffe Fassett tells you the fascinating story behind his fabric designs, plus those of other leading designers: Roberta Horton; Mary Mashuta; Liza Prior Lucy; Pauline Smith; Sandy Donabed; Betsy Mennesson; Brandon Mably; Gill Turley; Antique quilts are the starting point for many of these quilt designs. Almost all the projects showcase the new generation of printed fabrics: - Organic Stripe and Swiggle Stripe, Paperweight, Pansy and Diagonal Poppy, and the new lkat weave fabrics from India. With full colour photography throughout, every project is accompanied by a colour photograph of the finished project, detailed step-by-step instructions, and coloured piecing diagrams. The patchwork 'know-how' section and glossary cover all the techniques and terms used in the projects
Chic designs for quilts, bags, pillows, and table linens fill the pages of this sophisticated collection of patterns by one of quilting's hottest designers. Projects range from easy to challenging. 60 color, 78 b&w illustrations.
Quilts in Sweden
Author: Kaffe Fassett, Debbie Patterson
Piece by piece, world-renowned textile artist Kaffe Fassett and his team of designers create famously stunning quilts. Over the years, Fassett has attracted a passionate audience of quilters, who will revel in this exciting new collection of 20 beautiful quilts, each a gorgeous display of the dynamic colorways, keen fabric choices, and brilliant design sense at work. Photographed at the Skansen Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, Kaffe's vibrant collection provides a pleasing contrast to its spare, homey surroundings. The patterns, based on Kaffe's signature line of Rowan fabrics, are designed by him along with some of the world's finest quilters, including Liza Prior Lucy, Pauline Smith, Roberta Horton, and introducing Corinne Kramer. In addition to complete instructions, Quilts in Sweden includes Kaffe's tips and techniques, culled from more than 30 years of experience, which offer additional one-of-a-kind guidance.
Kaffe Quilts Again
Author: Kaffe Fassett
Featuring an array of new fabrics and expanded colors, this edition provides complete instructions for creating 20 museum-quality quilts that will become family treasures using the latest range of Rowan fabrics.
20 exciting quilt projects to suit all skill levels. In addition to quilts by Kaffe himself, there are designs by Janet Bolton, whose work is the subject of a special feature, and Hilde Krohg and Kiko Goke, as well as work by previously featured designers including Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, Liza Prior Lucy, Pauline Smith, Betsy Mennesson and Brandon Mably.
A world-renowned quilter demonstrates how basic geometric forms found in natural and manmade environments--from sheet metal on African scrap dwellings to watermelon slices--inspire his quilt designs, in a book with 225 color photos and step-by-step instructions for nearly two dozen designs.
Kaffe Fassett's Country Garden Quilts
Author: Kaffe Fassett, Roberta Horton, Liza Prior Lucy, Mary Mashuta, Pauline Smith
Publisher: Taunton Press
20 designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting.
Author: Kaffe Fassett
Publisher: Taunton Press
More sophisticated designs and vivid colors are featured in this collection of 24 sweaters and one afghan from a master of knitting. 200 color photos. 76 illustrations, 45 in color.
Your childhood home, an old family caravan, the incredible skyscraper in your city—these are all wonderful subjects that deserve to be re-created in fabric. Internationally acclaimed, award-winning quilter Gloria Loughman teaches you to capture your favorite place in fusible appliqué. Her simple technique is easy to master, yet yields stunning results. Draw from one of 3 included projects, your own photo or memory, and downloadable bonus patterns to assemble your own scenes that are captivating, vivid, and full of character.
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.
In Kaffe Fassett's Kaleidoscope of Quilts, you'll discover 20 individual designs that feature both the new fabrics in Rowan's patchwork range and some firm favorites. Photographed against the glittering backdrop of the Mediterranean island of Malta, these quilts echo the bright sunshine colors in a glorious array of new designs from both Kaffe and his team, Liza Prior-Lucy and Pauline Smith. With each quilt, you'll find illustrated step-by-step instructions with colored diagrams, a 'flat shot' photo, and the quilt template.
Offers twenty original designs for quilts, using and encouraging quilters to try different colors and combinations, with tips and techniques for all skill levels.
A colorful treasury of creative knitting patterns by a leading knitwear designer includes more than 190 superlative designs, along with detailed charts, step-by-step instructions, and 350 full-color photographs.