Thursday 2 August 2012

Kaffe Quilts Again

Kaffe Fassett's latest project book for Rowan, Kaffe Quilts Again, is being launched by Kaffe on the The Cotton Patch stand (A24) at the Festival of Quilts at the NEC on the 16th of August. You can pre-order copies of Kaffe Quilts Again (4953) on our website now and we will send a copy out to you after the book has been launched.

Photographed in the small rural village in Bulgaria, its natural, unspoiled beauty makes the perfect backdrop for this scintillating collection of favourite quilts by Kaffe and his designers, recreated in the new Rowan fabrics. Kaffe and his team of designers explain how they have gone about the task of recreating them, in some cases changing the colour palette completely.

The new fabrics inspired him to look again at some of his original favourite designs. For example, the new woven striped fabrics from India and Kaffe's own printed Marquee Stripes made it a must to create two new version Chevron quilt (from Quilt Road), each very different. One is in earthy woven stripes, the other in sizzling Marquee stripes, illustrating how colour can change the mood of a

Add to the mix of new fabrics Philip Jacob's sublime florals and Brandon Mably's quirky designs, plus new colourways of firm favourites and shot cottons, and quilt designers are spoilt for choice.

The quilt instructions in this book are simple and clear: a sumptuous flat shot photo of the finished project, an ingredients list of the materials needed full written instructions, with useful tips, and illustrated with coloured diagrams, and all the templates.rated colour in deep earthy tones. In the Designer Profile, Kaffe explains how he creates his quilts, a fascinating insight into a genius at work.

Kaffe Quilts Again
Kaffe Quilts Again

Carnival S Block Quilt

Dotty All Season Garden

Sunshine Stars Quilt

Summer Chelsea Quilt

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