Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Sweden

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Sweden

[20 Designs From Rowan for Patchwork Quilting]

Book - 2011
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"Kaffe Fassett presents 20 beautiful quilts that feature his trademark dynamic colorways and patterns. Complete instructions for creating each museum quality quilt are included along with tips and techniques that Kaffe has gathered in his more than 30 years of experience" --

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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.

"Piece by piece, world-renowned textile artist Kaffe Fassett and his team of designers create famously stunning quilts. Over the years, Fassett has attracted a passionate audience of quilters, who will revel in this exciting new collection of 20 beautiful quilts, each a gorgeous display of the dynamic colorways, keen fabric choices, and brilliant design sense at work. Photographed at the Skansen Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, Kaffe's vibrant collection provides a pleasing contrast to its spare, homey surroundings. The patterns, based on Kaffe's signature line of Rowan fabrics, are designed by him along with some of the world's finest quilters, including Liza Prior Lucy, Pauline Smith, Roberta Horton, and introducing Corinne Kramer. In addition to complete instructions, Quilts in Sweden includes Kaffe's tips and techniques, culled from more than 30 years of experience, which offer additional one-of-a-kind guidance"--

Publisher: Newton, CT : Taunton Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781600854019
Branch Call Number: 746.46 FAS
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,28 cm.
Alternative Title: Quilts in Sweden


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Apr 06, 2012

This book is total eye candy for anyone who likes color and design. I haven't made any of the quilts so can't comment on the instructions, but Fassett's fabrics and incorporations are really creative and the quilts are always photographed in beautiful settings.

The quilt on the front, for instance, is actually large pieces of one of his designs, so not too hard to make.

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