Kaffe Fassett s Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts

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 ...

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

ISBN: 9781584798378

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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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 Bold Blooms

A stunning guide and vibrant pattern collection of 25 new patchwork and needlepoint projects, from renowned color expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett.

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613122543

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 986

A stunning guide and vibrant pattern collection of 25 new patchwork and needlepoint projects, from renowned color expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett. Drawing inspiration from the natural beauty of flowers, Kaffe Fassett’s Bold Blooms invites crafters to explore the behind-the-scenes process and fascinating design methods used to create Kaffe’s bold fabrics and modern color palettes—from “sketching” with fabric swatches to creating mood boards and renderings to sewing visually striking quilts. Featured throughout are 18 new quilt patterns and seven new needlepoints. Ideas bloom on each page as eye-catching artwork, inventive quilt designs, needlepoint canvases, and bold ribbon patterns grow from concept to completion. Renowned for his use of color, Kaffe creates unique palettes from nature and his surroundings to create color “moods”—from neutrals and soft pastels to rich, dark tones—and he shares his design ideas, practical quilting advice, and needlepoint techniques useful to both novice and seasoned crafters throughout these colorful projects. With an emphasis on patchwork and needlework, the inventive designs and fresh color palettes translate to many creative disciplines ranging from mosaic, beading, fiber arts, embroidery, floral arrangements, and home décor. Accessible to quilting and sewing beginners and experts alike, the lively floral designs on each page are sure to inspire and send readers off on a color-filled creative journey, offering something for makers of all skill levels. Also available from Kaffe Fassett: Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts, Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color, and Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes.

Kaffe Fassett Dreaming in Color

It is like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.” —Examiner.com “A glance through his new autobiography shows that this is a man who, in design terms, hit the ground running and has never stopped.” —Selvedge magazine ...

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613128053

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Kaffe Fassett has led an extraordinary life and is a captivating storyteller with a vivid memory. Born in 1937, he spent much of his youth in Big Sur, California, where his parents bought a cabin from Orson Welles and transformed it into the world-famous Nepenthe restaurant, a gathering place for artists and bohemians. After attending a boarding school run by the disciples of Krishnamurti, an Indian guru, he studied painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, then traveled to England, where he made his home. After an inspiring trip to Inverness, Scotland, Fassett began designing knitwear for Bill Gibb, and then the Missonis, Vogue magazine, and private clients like Lauren Bacall and Barbra Streisand, and, in the process, revolutionized the handknitting world with his explosive use of color. Further explorations led him to needlepoint, mosaics, rugmaking, tapestries, yarn and fabric design, costume and set design, and quilting. Now in his seventies, Fassett continues to produce new work and to travel worldwide to teach and lecture. In this intimate autobiography, Fassett shares rich, detailed stories about his lifelong creative journey as well as hundreds of glorious photos taken along the way. Praise for Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color: “Kaffe Fassett is to color what Julia Child was to French cooking.” —Knitters Review “Lavishly illustrated with photographs from his life and work and dishing on everyone from Dustin Hoffman to Princess Margaret, Dreaming in Color describes a charmed life filled with creativity, big personalities, travels and not a little serendipity.” —Vogue Knitting “Shapes and patterns are everywhere; they lie waiting for the person who wants to see them. It's the bricolage aspect behind his work and, arguably, Fassett himself: arranging disparate things to create something dynamic and new.” —Vogue Knitting “This book would be a beautiful gift to receive or give. It is like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.” —Examiner.com “A glance through his new autobiography shows that this is a man who, in design terms, hit the ground running and has never stopped.” —Selvedge magazine “Dreaming in Color, lavishly illustrated with 500 color pictures, is a feast for the eyes.” —Shelf Awareness “Reading this book is like peeling an orange on a gray winter’s day—every single one of your senses is sparked as you get sprayed with infectious creativity.” —Knitty.com “Kaffe Fassett is a luminary in the world of textiles and knitting, spreading the gospel of color in his books and travels.” —The Houston Chronicle “It is a beautiful book, no question. Beautifully designed, thoughtfully composed, well-written, Kaffe takes you on his creative journey. We all—quilters, knitters, needlepointers, and just plain art lovers—are indeed very fortunate that he would share all of this with the world.” —Getting Stitched on the Farm “Fassett is a kind of Harrison Ford of the knitting world….” —The Washington Post “Kaffe Fassett is a luminary in the world of textiles and knitting, spreading the gospel of color in his books and travels.”—The Houston Chronicle “This book is a gorgeous coffee table treasure but it so much more than the vibrant photos, it is a moving and interesting autobiography and I am so glad it has been published. What a treat to read, hold, soak in and enjoy.” —Susan B. Anderson “Brimming over with beautiful eye-candy and intimate details, this colorful book is sure to charm and inspire.” —Love of Knitting magazine “One of the book’s many virtues is how effectively Fassett conveys his enthusiasm about his work to the reader. ‘I’m st

Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes

Praise for Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes: “Shot cottons are the latest thing in quilting, Fassett’s a big name, and this is a lovely collection with wide appeal for both traditional and modern quilters.” —Library Journal ...

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683355474

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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In Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes, quilt master Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy present 24 projects—small and large, beginner and advanced—made with iridescent solid-colored cotton fabrics (called shot cottons) and woven striped cotton fabrics, all photographed in and around his weekend home on England’s southern coast. Inspired by worldwide travels and a plethora of ethnic textiles, including Amish quilts in America, Japanese indigo patched work clothes, and African weavings, the projects featured include full-size bed quilts as well as smaller pieces that can be completed more quickly, such as throws, wall hangings, table runners, and pillows. With Shots and Stripes, Fassett answers the current call for quilts that make bold graphic statements but are not necessarily as time-consuming as some of the work for which he has been previously celebrated. Also available from Kaffe Fassett: Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms, Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts, and Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color. Praise for Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes: “Shot cottons are the latest thing in quilting, Fassett’s a big name, and this is a lovely collection with wide appeal for both traditional and modern quilters.” —Library Journal “Kaffe Fassett is a superstar in the world of textiles.” —Craft Gossip “As with all of Kaffe’s books—whether quilting or knitting or needlework—the photos and lay-out are lavish. It is a treat for the senses.” —Getting Stitched on the Farm “Kaffe & Liza did it again! It's amazing to have another pattern book so soon, following . . . Kaffe’s fascinating memoir, Dreaming in Color. Do you really need yet another Kaffe book in your library of quilt books? Why, yes, you do.” —Meg Cox “Fassett (Dreaming in Color) and Lucy, owner of Glorious Color and Fassett's frequent collaborator, have birthed a book of startling beauty. Beyond producing drooling glances, their book journey’s determinedly yet joyfully through 24 projects, well conceived and with clear instructions.” —Publishers Weekly “If you’re looking for a book with beautiful, inspiring photographs to relax with on the sofa or want some fresh ideas that showcase the rich handwoven fabrics that are on the market today, Shots and Stripes would be a great addition to your library.” —Thread Bias “Filled with breathtakingly gorgeous products, the book is meant to inspire and teach at the same time. Best of all? You don’t have to be an expert sewer or experienced quilter to make it through these patterns.” —[email protected] magazine “Kaffe Fassett and Liza Prior Lucy’s new book is such an explosion of color and shape, it’s like a kaleidoscope; fun and totally mesmerizing.” —Mollie Makes “As in all of Kaffe and Liza’s books, the quilts are beautifully designed; the staging and photography also makes this a book you will be proud to display on your coffee table.” —Quilt Inspiration “Stunning Quilts, beautiful fabrics, gorgeous photography, Kaffe’s amazing design style—what's not to love?” —Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting magazine “Filled with breathtakingly gorgeous products, the book is meant to inspire and teach at the same time. Best of all? You don’t have to be an expert sewer or experienced quilter to make it through these patterns.” —[email protected] Home magazine

Kaffe Fassett in the Studio

World-renowned artist and textile designer Kaffe Fassett provides a window into his creative process, offering readers new patterns, new ideas, and new inspiration With successes like Bold Blooms and Dreaming in Color, the latest book from ...

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683359585

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 240

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World-renowned artist and textile designer Kaffe Fassett provides a window into his creative process, offering readers new patterns, new ideas, and new inspiration With successes like Bold Blooms and Dreaming in Color, the latest book from Kaffe Fassett brings together all the best elements of his work and life. Kaffe Fassett in the Studio will offer an in-depth look at his work and where he finds inspiration, paying particular attention to his color work. He’ll also showcase some of his greatest designs in the areas of needlework, patchwork, and knitting, as well as provide three to four new patterns in each of these areas. Lastly, Fassett will speak to his fabric design and painting processes. He remains an icon in the fashion and craft worlds. He partners with brands such as Coach and is regularly featured in the pages of Vogue. Fassett’s brilliant use of color sets his work apart from other artists, and any collection of his work is a must have among fans and beyond.

Kaffe Fassett s Sew Simple Quilts Patchworks

Heralded as the King of Color, fabric designer and quilter Kaffe Fassett showcases his glorious range of Artisan fabrics in Kaffe Fassett's Sew Simple.

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781641551014

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

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Heralded as the King of Color, fabric designer and quilter Kaffe Fassett showcases his glorious range of Artisan fabrics in Kaffe Fassett's Sew Simple. Along with his team of designers, Kaffe has created a varied selection of striking and simple designs that are ideal for practicing both quilting and sewing skills. Choose from colorful throws and quilts, eye-catching cushions and placements, fun projects for kids (a tent and a pillow bed), and simple but stylish garments. A gallery of the stunning pieces is followed by step-by-step instructions and piecing diagrams, ensuring success for quilters and sewists of all skill levels.

Quilting with a Modern Slant

People, Patterns, and Techniques Inspiring the Modern Quilt Community Rachel
May ... Fassett, Kaffe. Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts: 23
Original Designs. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2010. ———. Dreaming in Color: An
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Author: Rachel May

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428941

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

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“May does a marvelous job of capturing a moment in the modern quilting movement, as well as the viewpoints and opinions of the creators” (Library Journal, starred review). Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to expand on traditions and use fabrics, patterns, colors, and stitching innovatively to create exciting fresh designs. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than seventy modern quilters who have developed their own styles, methods, and aesthetics. Their ideas, quilts, tips, tutorials, and techniques will inspire you to try something new and follow your own creativity—wherever it leads. “An encyclopedia of modern quilting . . . Like a good host, May serves as an enthusiastic introducer, teacher, and cheerleader.” —Publishers Weekly “The bounty of creativity is inspiring, and the variety of quilts featured will open the readers’ eyes to all of the aspects of this popular movement . . . This volume belongs in all quilting collections.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Light in tone and visually beautiful . . . Quilting with a Modern Slant will become the book on modern quilting by which all others to come will be measured.” —Craft Nectar

Displays

... Guide by Marsha Michler, Stitches from the Soul: Slave Quilts from the Ante-
Bellum South by Marie Fry, PhD, The Quilt Encyclopedia illustrated by Carter
Hauck and Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts by Kaffe Fassett
with Liza ...

Author: Susan P. Phillips

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786487070

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Just about any librarian needs new ideas for dynamic, topical library displays. This new second volume offers ideas on a wide range of subjects including women of note, news-worthy events, Mother Nature, great moments in time, prominent figures in history, global cultures and more. Each display topic includes a comprehensive background discussion along with detailed assembly instructions, an explanation of the genesis of the idea and suggestions on ways to adapt these designs to fit into larger spaces. The author includes everyday items, prized collectibles and authentic antiques in each of the 45 displays featured.

Simple Shapes Stunning Quilts

Simple Shapes Stunning Quilts teaches you the basics of quilt design; this book is packed full of pattern blocks that use the simplest shapes in order to build up your quilt.

Author: Stuart Hillard

Publisher: Pavilion

ISBN: 9781911624394

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 240

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Stuart Hillard is on a mission to help quilters all over the world realize their quilting dreams and prove “it ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it” – one simple shape at a time. In the follow-up title to the bestselling Use Scraps, Sew Blocks, Make 100 Quilts, Stuart shows you how the easiest of shapes can make extraordinary quilts. The book is divided into five main pattern chapters: One-Patch Quilts – 20 quilts using a single, repeated shape. Strips and Squares – 20 quilts that turn strips and squares into a tessellated triumph. Triangles – 20 quilts using half, square triangles, half rectangles and equilateral triangles. Curves – 20 quilts that show off your curves. Foundation Piecing – 20 quilts to create unique blocks from the easiest shapes using paper foundation piecing. Simple Shapes Stunning Quilts teaches you the basics of quilt design; this book is packed full of pattern blocks that use the simplest shapes in order to build up your quilt. Each of the 100 blocks can be used to make one of Stuart’s quilt designs. Alternatively, quilters can adapt any of the pattern blocks; they can personalize treatments, colours and arrangements, add extra borders, and more. Making your own design is as easy as 1, 2, 3; 1. Select a simple shape to work with. 2. Sew the shapes together to make the pattern block. 3. Repeat the block to build up the full, stunning quilt. Alongside the patterns, and quilt design, Stuart has drawn on years of teaching experience to include the ultimate quilting hacks, tips and tricks, as well as his ‘rules’ for successful quilting. The techniques chapter cover basic skills, design skills, cutting skills, paper piecing, easy appliqué techniques and advice on how to add border and binding with the help of step-by-step photographs. This book is perfect for beginners attempting their first quilt, and experienced quilters looking for new inspiration. Stuart’s designs and irresistible enthusiasm reveal the power of simple shapes and will inspire you to make spectacular quilts your way.

Kaffe Quilts Again

Kaffe Fassett takes 20 of his favourite quilt blocks from his unique series of patchwork and quilting books with Rowan and recolours them with the new collection of Rowan fabrics.

Author: Kaffe Fassett

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781863514385

Category: Patchwork

Page: 144

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Kaffe Fassett takes 20 of his favourite quilt blocks from his unique series of patchwork and quilting books with Rowan and recolours them with the new collection of Rowan fabrics.

Craft Arts International

QUILT BONANZA " A other than the embodiment of his philosophy that combines
countless colour and texture . ... The Kaffe Fassett's Collection of Quilts and
Costumes at paired quilts also shed some light The American Museum in Britain
... arts includes numerous publications , television shows , workshops , lectures
and an impressive list of solo exhibitions . ... shirting cloth , the delicate stripes
and understated colours of both versions create a pattern of simple intersecting
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Threads Magazine

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reference again and again ! ... ron collins ( 2 - day denim workshop ) • beading
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Beading Artistry for Quilts

Whether you like to make traditional or art quilts, this book will help you take your fabric embellishing to a whole new level.

Author: Thom Atkins

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607055856

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Use beads and simple stitches to create magnificent texture, dimension, and lifelike details on any quilt. Award-winning quilter, Thom Atkins, teaches you everything you need to know about the best supplies and techniques to get breathtaking results…plus there’s a bonus tutorial on how to create a beaded bezel. Dozens of show-stopping images throughout the book illustrate the unlimited possibilities for designing your own spectacular beaded quilt. Whether you like to make traditional or art quilts, this book will help you take your fabric embellishing to a whole new level.

Public Library Catalog

Quilting ISBN 0-8487-0524-6 ; 0-8487-1048-7 ( pa ) LC 81-83054 The author
describes her method of quilts made in small ... 65 color photos Fassett , Kaffe
Glorious patchwork ; more than 25 glorious quilt designs ; [ by ] Kaffe Fassett with
Liza Prior Lucy ... Patterns are graded by difficulty , with most in the easy ' range .
All in all , this is a very impressive effort . ... Quilting ISBN 0-89145-887-5 LC 96-
39002 Miller “ sets out to categorize quilting designs by shape , to assign names
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New Home Economics

How you can set about doing this is described by Kaffe Fassett in his book
Glorious Needlepoint , published by Century ... Patterns don ' t have to be
elaborate to be effective and even simple random stitching can be highly effective
if the choice ... with everything needed to make bookmarks and so on . attractive
and colourful pictures by quilting or ribbon embroidery . ... came in Joan Nerini of
Nicola Patterns every size , shape and colour had a display of paper patterns for
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The Coach Operators Handbook

Watch carefully as our craftsmen work together to transform hot molten crystal
into elegant shapes ! ... BONANZA KAFFE FASSETT'S COLLECTION OF QUILTS
AND COSTUME IN A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOUR COMMENDE ... 299 674
hotel waters-edge-hotel.co.uk Under New Management Superb Location on the
Seafront Magnificent Views across the Bay ... 5th November 18th November 2nd
December dayraces Always FREE parking - easy to find partyfare leading the
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Craft Horizons

The shapes of the handknitted garments are simple , ethnic in feeling , so that
they do not go out of style . Faded Oriental rugs , tiles , and mosaics have
influenced their designs . Fassett knits abstract landscapes while Womersley
complements ...

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The New Quick Easy Block Tool

The ultimate no-math reference for quilters is back and better than ever, with 110 traditional quilt blocks in 5 sizes each!

Author: Liz Aneloski

Publisher: C&T Publishing

ISBN: 9781617452314

Category: Patchwork

Page: 128

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Ultra-portable and indispensable, this updated reference keeps the cutting instructions at your fingertips with more blocks, more diagrams, and more practical tips. Highlights include dozens of precut-friendly designs and a complete block index, plus convenient rotary-cutting charts and reference tables that no quilter should be without.