Colorful Inspiration…

As artists most of us have “go to” books and artists where we look to for color inspiration. Kaffe Fassett is one of my favorites for color and pattern. I have six of his books, my favorite is Glorious color.

Several of his fabrics play important rolls in my patchwork living room curtains and over the years I have made several color inspiration collages based on clippings from an old Kaffe  Fassett calendar and photo copies of fabric swatches.

After reading his mosaic book- I made a colorful side table. So, I am thrilled that he has a new book out – “Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts”. There is an interesting video interview here where he starts by saying “What interests me more than anything in the world is pattern”.

I wonder just what he would do if he experimented with polymer? For more inspiration visit his student’s Flickr pool.

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