Publications

Brandon is the author of several books on knitwear design and has collaborated with Kaffe Fassett on many patchwork and quilting books.

Knitting with The Color Guys
Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably are renowned for their innovative use of color in knitwear and beyond. Their workshops and books have inspired knitters all over the world to embrace color and its possibilities. In Knitting with The Color Guys, Kaffe and Brandon join forces to create a fabulous collection of knits that explore every corner of the color spectrum.

In SOFT TONES, delicate pinks, creams, baby blues, and honey yellows tint a triangle-motif baby blanket, a striped stole, flingerless gloves, and more.

The paintbox brights of SINGIN COLOR are vibrantly displayed on graphic-patterned throw, a pineapple-motif blanket, and a dazzling striped scarf.

MOODY HUES features smouldering shades in a series of dotted cushions, a blanket inspired by an Amish quilt, and a hyacinth-blue scarf.

In RICH SHADES, deep, intense tones create a sophisticated palette perfect for an elegant stole, a richly textured scarf, and a dramatic blanket.

With complete instructions and detailed charts, these sensational designs and more will have you Knitting with The Color Guys in no time!

Welcome Home (New Edition 2017)
Enter the home of world-renowned quilter, knitter, needle artist, and designer Kaffe Fassett, known best for his unique ability to blend vibrant colours, themes, and patterns into stunning displays of beauty and drama. Discover Kaffe’s creative use of colour and design page by page as you tour his eclectic four-story London home. Then use the special decorating tips, practical information, and do-it-yourself projects included to give your home the Kaffe Fassett look.

Knitting Color
Discover a brilliant new world of color through the eyes of one of the world’s most creative knitwear designers! Brandon Mably of the Kaffe Fassett Studio draws on his travels to the furthest corners of the globe to show you a new way of seeing color.

In this one of a kind collection, Mably shares the highlghts of his renowned “Color in Design” workshop, outlining his techniques as an innovative colorist. He then presents 20 striking, easy-to-make patterns that evoke the dazzling natural beauty and exotic locales he has visited. Mably describes his travels in rich detail and explains the color inspiration for each garment.

Brilliant Knits
Available in hardback and paperback

Brandon Mably has emerged from the Kaffe Fassett studio to become one of the leading lights in contemporary knitwear design and shares with Kaffe a great passion for shape and colour. Brilliant Knitscontains a stunning collection of unique knitwear designs for both men and women. No matter what your taste, there is undoubtedly something for everyone in this collection – from an elegant diamond-pattern cardigan in a subtle pastel colourway to a casual trellis-patterned sweater in natural tweed shades or patchwork-effect box jacket.

Patchwork & Quilting Books from the
Kaffe Fassett Studio

Behind the Scenes with a Master Colorist
A collection of new quilting and knitting patterns and needlepoint projects – 2021

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Burano has a collection of 19 great projects exquisitely photographed by Debbie Patterson, on location in Burano, a tiny island in Italy’s Venetian archipelago – 2020

The gallery of location shots of quilts is followed by the flat shots, with detailed instructions and diagrams, plus templates were used. A practical know-how section covers all the information needed by less experienced quilters.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Cotswolds has a range of 19 great projects photographed at Hidcote Manor Gardens in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside – 2019

In this 21st installment of Kaffe Fassett’s ever-popular series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe has chosen to show off his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favorite medallion quilt blocks.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in America has a range of 20 great projects inspired by the American Museum in Britain – 2018
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his hugely successful series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe has gone back to his American roots. Using the wonderful collection of vintage American quilts in Britain’s American Museum in Bath as his inspiration, he has chosen 18 very different quilts as the basis for 20 new designs in this book.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Ireland has a range of 20 great projects inspired by the brilliant colours of Western Ireland.
Each of the quilts featured in this book is made using new fabrics from the Kaffe Fassett Collective as well as Kaffe’s long standing favourites from his other fabric collections. These options give quilters the perfect choice of colour-coordinated motifs that reflect the diversity of western Ireland.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Italy – 2016
Che bella! Kaffe’s inspiration for the 20 new quilts in this book was drawn from the exquisite, richly colored villages of Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera. The region, with its terracotta walls and handsome black and white churches set off by jewel-like glimpses of the Mediterranean, is beautifully reflected in the colors and patterns created by Kaffe and his team of designers.

Kaffe Fassett’s Heritage Quilts – 2015
In this special edition in Kaffe’s Patchwork and Quilting series, Kaffe has taken inspiration for the 20 new quilts in this book from some particularly glorious quilts of the past. Kaffe has taken 15 quilts that caught his eye from the Quilter’s Guild Collection and worked his magic using his current range of fabrics to give them a wholly new dimension.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Morocco – 2014
This book, the 16th in Rowan’s very successful patchwork and quilting series. The vibrant colours and fantastic patterns of Kaffe’s new quilts have found their perfect partner in the richly decorated houses and gardens of the old quarter of Fez in Morocco. Kaffe and his team show off this stunning array of new designs against the old mosaics, richly carved furniture and exotic courtyards to be found in the narrow soukhs.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Grandeur – 2013
This book, the 15th in Rowan’s very successful patchwork and quilting series, picks up on the popularity of Downton Abbey! Shot in the stately home of Port Eliot in Cornwall, the country seat of Lord and Lady St Germans, this scintillating collection of quilts showcases the latest Kaffe Fassett Collection fabrics from Westminster Fibers.

Kaffe Quilts Again – 2012
A world-renowned designer, Kaffe Fassett is a name every quilter knows. Throughout his career, Kaffe’s work has inspired American fashion designers, been commissioned by the British monarchy, and continues to be prized by quilters and quilt aficionados. For more than a decade, Fassett has partnered with Rowan to create the Kaffe Fassett Collection, which debuts new fabrics each fall.

Kaffe Fassett’sQuilts in Sweden – 2011
Piece by piece, world-renowned textile artist Kaffe Fassett and his team of designers create famously stunning quilts. Over the years, Fassett has attracted a passionate audience of quilters, who will revel in this exciting new collection of 20 beautiful quilts, each a gorgeous display of the dynamic colorways, keen fabric choices, and brilliant design sense at work. Photographed at the Skansen Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts En Provence – 2010
Journey to Provence, France, and take pleasure in 20 beautiful new quilts that feature all the romance of a time gone by. Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts en Provence is a study in geometry and color set in the South of France, where narrow streets and vibrantly hued buildings provide a medieval backdrop.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Romance – 2009
Taking a journey back in time, Kaffe Fassett presents 20 glorious new quilts that feature all the romance of a time gone by. The eleventh in the series of best-selling quilt-pattern collections, Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Romance is a study in pastels and tradition set against the dramatic Italianate architecture of a tiny Welsh village.

Kaffe Fassett’s Country Garden Quilts
20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork & Quilting
Rowan 2008
Kaffe Fassett presents 20 magnificent quilts bursting with floral themes and his trademark colour combinations — all luxuriously photographed against the stunning backdrop of lush English country gardens.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Sun
20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork & Quilting
Rowan 2007
Kaffe Fassett is back. Gloriously photographed against the sun-kissed backdrop of Portugal, this sumptuous gallery boasts dazzling quilt creations from not only the world-famous Fassett himself, but also such elite designers as Liza Prior Lucy, Mary Mashuta, and Amy Butler, a contributing editor for Country Living.

Kaffe Fassett’s Kaleidoscope of Quilts
20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork & Quilting
Rowan 2006
In Kaffe Fassett’s Kaleidoscope of Quilts, Kaffe offers the reader a range of 20 individual designs that feature both the new fabrics in Rowan’s patchwork range and some firm favourites. Photographed against the glittering backdrop of the Mediterranean island of Malta.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Road
20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork & Quilting
Book 7 – Rowan 2005
Past meets present in this dazzling collection of new quilts from design genius Kaffe Fassett. Drawing inspiration from the textile treasures of the Victoria&Albert Museum, London’s world-famous decorative art museum, Kaffe has created 23 gorgeous new patchwork designs.

Kaffe Fassett’s Caravan of Quilts (2005)
20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork & Quilting
Book 6 – Rowan 2004
Styled by Kaffe himself, book six in the patchwork and quilting series showcases the newest printed fabrics from Rowan. With twenty great projects by familiar designers like Liza Prior Lucy, Pauline Smith and Brandon Mably, as well as Kaffe himself, there are projects by new designers Betsy Mennesson and Gill Turley too.

A Colourful Journey (2004)
Over 20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork & Quilting
Book 5 – Rowan 2003
Here is a treasury of magnificent quilt projects designed by Kaffe Fassett, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, Pauline Smith, and other top fiber artists. Featuring both traditional and contemporary designs, these 21 vibrant quilt projects range in ability from easy to more challenging and come complete with step-by-step directions.

Rowan Patchwork & Quilting Book 4Rowan 2002
Here is a treasury of magnificent quilt projects designed by Kaffe Fassett, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, and other top fiber artists. Featuring both traditional and contemporary designs, these projects range in ability from easy to more challenging and come complete with step-by-step directions.

Rowan Patchwork & Quilting Book Number 3 (2002)

Twenty Seven Projects
Rowan 2001

Book Number 2
20 Projects – Rowan 2000
Here is a complete lifestyle book, photographed in a beautiful clapboard cottage on the beach, featuring fabulous designs for quilts to enhance any home. Designed by a group of contemporary artists, the quilts in this collection owe their special beauty to the distinctive hand-woven fabrics and prints.

Book Number 1
13 Designs by Kaffe Fassett – Rowan 1999
Chic designs for quilts, bags, pillows, and table linens fill the pages of this sophisticated collection of patterns by one of quilting’s hottest designers. Offering both easy, straightforward projects, such as the ‘Striped Triangle Quilt’, suitable for beginners, and the more dramatic ‘Magenta Floating Blocks Quilt’ to challenge experienced sewers’ skills.