Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Sweden
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Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Sweden : 20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork and Quilting

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Another unforgettable collection from Kaffe Fassett. Quilters and anyone who loves design will want to own Kaffe Fassett s Quilts in Sweden. Here, in brilliant style, it showcases 20 of his latest quilts against the stark interior of Stockholm s Skansen Museum the perfect background for enjoying their intricate design. Vibrant works of art pop off the page. Each year, Kaffe and his team craft a new collection of exquisite patchwork quilts featuring the latest fabrics he creates with Rowan of England. These dramatic masterpieces come to life in 80 glorious, full-color photos, inspiring you with their complex construction and incredible richness of color. A quilter s dream come true. All 20 quilts come with complete instructions so you can duplicate them or create your own variations. Plus, you ll be treated to unexpected insights into the art and craft of quilting as Kaffe shares what he s learned over 30 years. No one captures the imagination like Kaffe. This internationally acclaimed designer continues to enchant readers with his fascinating designs. If you own any of his previous books, you ll definitely want this one for your library. If not, it s a great introduction to his brilliant work and a sure way to inspire your own. "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 220.98 x 276.86 x 17.78mm | 725.74g
  • Taunton Press Inc
  • Newtown, United States
  • English
  • 80 illustrations, 80 photographs in full colour
  • 160085401X
  • 9781600854019
  • 53,899

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Quilting's rock star Fassett takes his bold color palette to Skansen Museum, an outdoor collection of period houses in Stockholm. A quarter of the book contains photos of the quilts in the museum setting, adding an imaginative context of color, history, and detail. Quilt designs are from Fassett and a team of elite designers, including Liza Prior Lucy, with experience levels from novice to advanced. An additional feature describes and illustrates with photos the process by which Fassett designed several of the quilts featured in the book, providing insight into his design instincts. Fans will surely want to add this to their shelves, and his group of admirers will grow. You might want to leave this book on the coffee table, even if you don't quilt. Better yet, hang - or snuggle under - a Fassett quilt. (Oct.) --Publishers Weeklyshow more

About Kaffe Fassett

San Francisco born artist KAFFE FASSETT is famous among quilters for his exquisite designs. More than a decade ago, he partnered with Rowan to create the Kaffe Fassett Collections, which debuts new fabrics each fall. A renowned best-selling author, he has also written "Kaffe Fassett's Quilt Romance, Kaffe Fassett's Country Garden Quilts, "and "Kaffe Fassett's Quilts en Provence." He resides in England.show more
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