Kaffe Fassett's V&A Quilts: 23 Beautiful Patchworks Inspired by the Victoria and Albert Museum (Hardback)
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Short Description for Kaffe Fassett's V&A Quilts Presents patchwork designs, inspired by treasures from London's famous decorative arts museum. These designs fall into three groups: the utility quilts employ large simple patch shapes cut from charming prints; the traditional pieces encompass heritage patchwork formats; and the showpiece designs incorporate applique to create showstoppers.
- Published: 15 September 2005
- Format: Hardback 160 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780091898298 ISBN 10: 0091898293
- Sales rank: 35,540
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Full description for Kaffe Fassett's V&A Quilts
In 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.