Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
31 March - 8 July 2023

Explore the colourful world inhabited by influential artist and designer Kaffe Fassett, spanning a hugely successful 50-year career in contemporary craft.

As a master of knitting, needlepoint, mosaic, quilting and textile design, Fassett became a household name, publishing books and patterns that explained how to recreate his designs, as well as hosting craft-related television and radio shows.

The Power of Pattern brings together works by Fassett as well as original artworks from invited makers who have been inspired by the renowned fabric designer and quilter heralded as the ‘King of Colour’. The display also includes textiles works, photographs and archival material from Fassett’s early work.

Why you should go

  • Colour, colour everywhere!

  • Discover a pioneer of pattern and textiles

  • Explore some of the inspired makers creating striking patterns today

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