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  • Heritage Quilts

    $59.99

    An exquisite quilt collection from the world-renowned textile designer. In Kaffe Fassett’s Heritage Quilts, the legendary talent turns his attention to a collection of 20 notable 18th- and 19th-century quilts and reinvents them for today. Each quilt is lovingly and respectfully redesigned in the bold, contemporary, vibrant fabrics designed by Fassett himself, as well as designers Philip Jacobs and Brandon Mably. You, too, can create the 20 remarkable, historic quilts recreated by Fassett. In addition to 100 rich photographs of the quilts themselves, which you will pore over again and again, Kaffe Fassett’s Heritage Quilts contains full step-by-step piecing instructions, 80 detailed diagrams, and patchwork how-to tips to refresh techniques or build new ones.

  • Kaffe Fassetts Quilts in the Sun

    $34.99

    Kaffe Fassett has presented a collection of 20 original quilt designs to suit all skill levels. The quilts feature the Kaffe Fassett collection of fabrics to which have been added new designs by Amy Butler, whose striking compositions are a delightful addition to the range and whose work is the subject of the designer profile. The photography has been set in Portugal with many of the quilts shown against the backgrounds of glazed tiles and the unique architecture of Santa Catorina Castle and buildings in Porto and Lisbon. Kaffe has taken many of the designs from motifs and ideas he has seen while travelling. He translates many of these images onto fabric designs.

  • Kaffe Knits Again

    $34.99

    Legendary designer Kaffe Fassett presents his first knitting book in a decade. He reinvents 24 of his most beloved patterns, in this long-awaited book. Featuring black-and-white line drawings and easy-to-follow directions, this book is suitable for knitters of all abilities. Beautiful photography against luscious backgrounds, now the trademark of Kaffe Fassett books, feature throughout. His excellent instructions will guide even the novice knitter through to complete knitted designs.

  • Kaffe Quilts Again

    $59.99

    Kaffe Fassett presents 20 all-new quilts. Now you can quilt your own heirloom with this richly illustrated how-to guide. Featuring an array of new fabrics and expanded colors, it provides complete instructions for creating 20 museum-quality quilts that will become family treasures.

    The latest fabrics and patterns. Photographed in Bulgaria, against a backdrop of splendid painted houses and wedding-cake churches, each quilt in this collection is a classic Kaffe pattern worked in the latest Rowan fabrics and scintillating color palettes.

    Extraordinary creativity! Like all his best-selling books, Kaffe Quilts Again showcases designs so brilliant and unique, they simply take your breath away. Don’t miss your chance to be delighted and inspired.

  • Quilt Grandeur

    $59.99

    Kaffe Fassett’s quilts never fail to dazzle and delight. Fifteenth in this series of bestsellers, Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Grandeur lives up to its name, inspiring readers with grand new takes on the age-old art of quilting. It brings you 20 patterns that show off to advantage his signature line of Rowan fabrics. Alongside tips and techniques for doing museum-quality work, Kaffe generously shares what he’s learned over 30 years as a designer and quilter extraordinaire and provides everything you need to duplicate these glorious designs. Or, taking a page from Kaffe’s playbook, you can use these designs to inspire your own original interpretation!

  • Quilt Romance

    $34.99

    The collection of 20 beautiful quilt designs to suit all skill levels are by Kaffe, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, Liza Prior Lucy, Pauline Smith, Brandon Mably, Sally Davis and newcomers Pam Goecke Dinndorf and the acclaimed Australian quilter, Kim McLean. Kim McLean has a huge reputation for her award-winning quilts in Australia. She has designed a quilt especially for this book and written a fascinating feature about her life, and how she was drawn into quilting. Each quilt is accompanied by a ‘flat shot’ with detailed written instructions, coloured piecing diagrams, templates and a tips and techniques section covering all the piecing methods used.

  • Quilts in America

    $59.99

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his highly successful series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe Fassett has returned to his American roots. Using the collection of American vintage quilts in Britain’s American Museum in Bath as his inspiration, Kaffe has chosen 18 different quilts as the basis for his 20 new designs in this book.

    Designs feature both his latest fabrics and his much-loved classics, mostly from the Kaffe Fassett Collective but also his latest collection of Artisan fabrics.
    An introductory section, this book features the original quilts that inspired Kaffe, and tells the reader something about their provenance.
    The new designs demonstrate Kaffe’s vivid and unique color combinations, giving new meaning to familiar block patterns such as Tumbling Blocks, Starbursts, and Log Cabins.
    Photographed in bucolic Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
    Each pattern contains full step-by-step piecing instructions and detailed diagrams.

  • Quilts in Ireland

    $59.99

    West Ireland, with its streets of colourful painted houses and ancient stone walls, provides the perfect inspiration for the richly varied quilt designs in Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Ireland. Renowned for his use of colour, Kaffe creates colour palettes of brilliant hot pinks and reds; deep blues, purples, and greens; and soft blues and whites from his journey to Ireland, showcased in striking quilt designs that are as unpredictable as the landscape of Ireland. With contributions from designers Liza Prior-Lucy and Philip Jacobs, Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Ireland will inspire quilters of all skill levels. Each quilt pattern includes complete instructions, with colour diagrams, and the book includes a section on patchwork and quilting basics.

  • Quilts in Italy

    $59.99

    In this quilt collection, Kaffe Fassett presents 20 stunning new quilts in a range of block patterns, from simple designs to more complex patterns. Featuring Kaffe’s newest fabric designs and colour ways, as well as some tried and true favourites, quilters of all skill levels will love this new addition to Kaffe’s body of work. There is a quilt for every taste and level of skill. Fassett gives quilters practical information on cutting out and stitching each quilt, along with templates and provides a practical know-how section on basic patch working systems. The combination of Kaffe’s eye-catching, colourful designs and Brandon’s simpler, graphic patterns offer the ideal range for quilt makers.

  • Quilts in Morocco

    $59.99

    Kaffe’s collection of quilts is showcased in the richly decorated houses and gardens of the old quarter of Fez in Morocco: the perfect partner for his brilliantly coloured designs. The 20 quilts, created by Kaffe and his team, feature a range of Kaffe Fassett fabrics. Each quilt has detailed, illustrated how-to-make instructions, backed up with a general patchwork know-how section for novice quilt makers.

  • Quilts in Sweden

    $34.99

    Twenty designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting.

  • Quilts in the Cotswolds

    $65.00

    Kaffe’s latest book – due for release shortly and expected to arrive at The Quilting Shed 11/10/2019

    All pre-orders will get a 5% discount on the RRP up until the due date of 11/10/2019

    In this 21st installment of Kaffe Fassett’s ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe has chosen to show off his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favorite medallion quilt blocks. Photographed on location at the world-famous Hidcote Manor Garden in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, these delectable quilts find their perfect setting among the brilliant flower borders, avenues of trees, and stunning architectural features that make Hidcote one of the most visited gardens in the U.K. Medallion quilts have universal appeal and the simple framework of the medallion design makes a great vehicle for Kaffe’s eye-catching color combinations in his brilliant range of fabric designs. Assisted by his team of designers and makers, Kaffe has created an exquisite and varied range of 19 medallion designs, among them: the rich Berry Ice Cream quilt, photographed in Hidcote’s world famous Red Border the dramatic Dark Gameboard, photographed against the geometric precision of Hidcote’s famous topiary hedges the soft Flowery Jar, its pink and blue themed design echoing the colors of the flowers in Hidcote’s early summer border Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Cotswolds provides all the basic instructional text, diagrams, and templates to make the quilts, plus a section on basic patchwork techniques for less experienced quilters.