WORKSHOPS BY WORLD RENOWNED DESIGNER
WORLD famous designer Kaffe Fassett MBE will share his inspiration in a lecture and workshops taking place in Newtownmountkennedy from March 4 to March 6.
Apple Tree Crafts Quilt Shop will welcome the Turner medal winner to the Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy.
Fresh from an appearance at New York Fashion Week, in which he collaborated with famous fashion house Coach, Kaffe will bring an element of laid back glamour and high intensity colour to his Irish fans.
Kaffe will be accompanied by fellow designer Brandon Mably, himself an accomplished and well regarded designer, in the Parkview Hotel where he will pass on his knowledge of colour and give insights into how he creates the glorious large bright designs that made him famous.
You can hear Kaffe discuss his colour processes at his lecture on ‘Colour and Inspiration’ on Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m.. Tickets cost €30.
You can also enjoy hands on tuition at one or both of his patchwork workshops, ‘Green Diamonds’ on Tuesday, March 5 and ‘Mediterranean Hexagons’ on Wednesday, March 6. Tickets are €155 per workshop. All tickets are available from Apple Tree Crafts.
Kaffe teaches individuals all over the world to learn to work with colour in an instinctive way. His unique sense of colour, drive to create, and his desire to encourage others, has led to his reputation as a guru in the world of colour and textiles. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for many fans of fashion, design, textiles and colour to meet a modern icon.
Kaffe is the first living artist to have been honoured with a permanent exhibit in the world famous V&A museum in London. His unique garments have been commissioned and collected by many famous fashion icons and he has worked with British Vogue, Missoni and David Bailey.
Stoneflower (left) and patchwork (right)