By Kaffe Fassett
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780307451507, 160pp.)
Publication Date: September 16, 2008
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The landmark quilting book from a modern-day quilting legend.
For more than two decades, Kaffe Fassett’s sumptuously textured, vibrantly colored designs have thrilled readers and inspired them to pile on color and break the rules. In Glorious Patchwork—one of his most spectacular and original books—Kaffe presents more than 25 designs that draw on the essence of his colorwork. Divided into five color themes—ranging from soft pastels and leafy gardens to bold circus hues—these stunning designs bear Kaffe’s unmistakable stamp. Every chapter includes projects with varying difficulty, so beginners and experienced quilters alike can replicate the masterpiece quilts inside.
KAFFE FASSETT, renowned for his colorwork, shares his vision of craft in frequent lecture tours, exhibitions, and television appearances. He is the author of 12 books, including Kaffe Knits Again and Glorious Needlepoint, among others.
Praise for Kaffe Fassett:
“The objects that Kaffe Fassett designs … are more than handsome and colorful. They are works of art, revolutionary works of craft, many-colored masterpieces.”
—Los Angeles Times
“[Fassett’s] designs reverberate with luxuriant and often surprising color.”
—The New York Times
“Kaffe’s fabrics and quilts are world renowned … The success of his work is in how he uses simple forms such as stripes and puts them together in exciting ways.”
“Fassett has firmly established himself as the single most exciting craft-and-color expert today.”