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.
About the Author
San Francisco-born artist Kaffe Fassett is a name every quilter knows. His work has been commissioned by the British monarchy, American fashion designers, and the Royal Shakespeare Company. More than a decade ago, Fassett partnered with Rowan to create the Kaffe Fassett Collections, which debuts new fabrics each fall. He has written numerous quilt best-sellers including Heritage Quilts, Kaffe Quilts Again, Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color, an autobiography, and Kaffe Fassett's Quilt Romance.
Debbie Patterson is a Winnipeg actor, playwright, composer, and musician. She studied acting at the National Theatre School of Canada, is a founding member of Shakespeare in the Ruins, and the former Artistic Director of the Popular Theatre Alliance of Manitoba. Her other plays include two onendash; woman shows: "Pandora s Squeezebox: a sex love power pleasure cabaret", and "Wide Open Beaver: Uncut Canadian Content", as well as "Candy From a Baby", which won Best of the Fest at the 2006 Winnipeg Fringe. She lives in Winnipeg with her fabulous family: partner Arne MacPherson and their two children Gislina and Solmund.
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.”