Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes - Kaffe Fassett & Liza Prior Lucy

Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes

By Kaffe Fassett & Liza Prior Lucy

  • Release Date: 2019-11-26
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies


Inspired by textiles from around the world, twenty-four quilting projects big & small with easy-to-follow instructions for all skill levels.

In Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes, quilt master Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy present twenty-four projects—small and large, beginner and advanced—made with iridescent solid-colored cotton fabrics (called shot cottons) and woven striped cotton fabrics, all photographed in and around his weekend home on England’s southern coast. Inspired by worldwide travels and a plethora of ethnic textiles, including Amish quilts in America, Japanese indigo patched work clothes, and African weavings, the projects featured include full-size bed quilts as well as smaller pieces that can be completed more quickly, such as throws, wall hangings, table runners, and pillows. With Shots and Stripes, Fassett answers the current call for quilts that make bold graphic statements but are not necessarily as time-consuming as some of the work for which he has been previously celebrated.

“Fassett . . . and Lucy, owner of Glorious Color and Fassett’s frequent collaborator, have birthed a book of startling beauty. Beyond producing drooling glances, their book journeys determinedly yet joyfully through twenty-four projects, well conceived and with clear instructions.” —Publishers Weekly