Kaffe Fassett is a leading textiles designer and practitioner of contemporary crafts. He has a loyal following of patchworkers, knitters and embroiderers all over the world. A Californian by birth, he moved to the UK in 1964 where through a series of collaborations, he built his name and reputation.
Further explorations led him to needlepoint, mosaics, rug-making, tapestries, fabric design, theatre design and quilting.
In 1988 he became the first living textile artist to have a one man show at the V&A Museum. He has exhibited in countries including Denmark, Sweden, Australia, Canada, the USA and Iceland.
Kaffe has written many books on colour and design in craftwork. Known and loved by quiltmakers across the world, his masterclasses are attended full to brimming. He inspires people to work with colour in an instinctive way.