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  • Kaffe Fassett


    Frank Havrah "Kaffe" Fassett, MBE (born December 7, 1937) is an American-born artist who is best known for his colourful designs in the decorative arts—needlepoint, patchwork, knitting, painting and ceramics. While still a child, Fassett renamed himself after an Egyptian boy character from the book Boy of the Pyramid by Ruth Fosdick Jones) His name rhymes with 'safe asset.'

  • Broderie perse


    American quilt in Broderie perse, 1846Broderie perse (French for "Persian embroidery") is a style of appliqué which uses printed elements to create a scene on the background fabric. It was most popular in Europe in the 17th century, and probably travelled from India, as there are some earlier findings there. The technique could be considered an early form of puzzle piecing.

  • Sashiko


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