Friday, April 21, 2017

Kaffe Fassett's Sew Artisan eBook and I am an Artisan Challenge

Introducing Free Spirit Fabrics and Kaffe Fassett's first eBook for ~

About FreeSpirit 
FreeSpirit is a brand under Westminster Fibers, Inc., a division of Coats plc, and is one of the leading brands offering high quality fabrics and well-known for its creative, unique fabric designs and talented, trend-setting artists. FreeSpirit offers some of the finest fabrics in the market to inspire sewing creativity and speaks to a new generation of sewing enthusiasts.

Sew Artisan by Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett is a master of color whose career has influenced the worlds of fashion, needle crafts and quilting, along with FreeSpirit Fabrics are pleased to introduce Kaffe Fassett Sew Artisan!  This first-ever eBook for Kaffe, is filled with simple, yet bold, patchwork quilts, clean-line fashions and easy-to-make accessories, showing quilters and sewists how to mix and match his newest fabric range, Artisan.

Sew Artisan by Kaffe Fassett

Within the 72 pages of this eBook, Kaffe effortlessly weaves his 100% cotton two-color print, hand-dyed batik, yarn-dyed woven and Ikat Artisan fabrics into everything from simple patchwork quilts and pillows to casual table fashions and even a child’s tent.

Sew Artisan by Kaffe Fassett

This eBook offers 14 projects with step-by-step instructions, plus tips and techniques which encourage the quilter and sewist to appreciate and embrace the different characteristics of combining these stunning fabric from the Artisan range designed by Kaffe Fassett for FreeSpirit.  For instance the “kantha” stitched whole cloth quilt is backed by a silky, smooth blush Ikat, allowing the heavier-weight quilting threads to easily pull through all layers while adding a luxurious feel and drape to the quilt.

“The idea of combining together different fabrics is hardly new: ‘make-do’ and ‘waste not’ are patchwork ideals. In Sew Artisan! you will see that these fabrics offer an opportunity that is well worth exploring,” said Kaffe.

The Sew Artisan! eBook by Kaffe Fassett is now available for $14.99 (US) by visiting A print on demand version is also available for $19.99 (US) plus shipping and handling. As always, the projects and photography are outstanding!

To learn more about Artisan by Kaffe Fassett for FreeSpirit, visit


You are challenged to create a 60" x 60" quilt featuring roughy 80% of the new Artisan by Kaffe Fassett fabric. You can win the opportunity to be hand-picked by the Kaffe Fassett for his juried exhibit, AND the chance to win up to $4,700 in prizes!

For more information on the challenge theme click here ~

Entry deadline: 2 June 2017.

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  1. Oh yes, Rita, I am going to do this, I will certainly be the epic winner.
    I hope you are going to join the challenge! I know you would enjoy it, just for the fun.
    I love Kaffe's fabric designs. In the beginning his designs were a little over the top for me, but now I see he was just way ahead and pulled us along.
    I hope you have a happy week-end.
    Now I want to make that tent for my grand baby

  2. I adore these fabrics and have ordered the book. Just bummed only US and Canadians can enter the competition! Oh well, maybe they will do a worldwide one another time, fingers crossed.


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