Kaffe Fassett on the world of Knitting, Needlepoint and Patchwork
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:15:00 BST
Kaffe Fassett talks about his career, his love for colour and why we shouldn't be afraid to use it to be creative
A prolific author and exhibitor, American-born Kaffe Fassett has been resident in England since the 1960s and is regarded as one of the most influential figures in his field. His London studio – which he describes as “a playground for colour” – is renowned for its fabrics, needlepoint, mosaics, quilts, rugs, knitting and painting.
In 2015, Kaffe delivered a guest lecture at the University of Huddersfield and spent the day with some of the University's talented textile students. You can view a news story of that day here.
Kaffe Fassett received the award of Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to textile design and craft at the 2016 July award ceremonies.
You can read about Kaffe receiving his honorary award from the University of Huddersfield and go to more interviews.