Material World: meet the legends

 

Who? Kaffe Fassett

Why? For four decades this artist has reigned supreme over the world of textiles, creating the most sought-after quilts, mosaics and knits.

Where can I see more? kaffefassett.com

 

Who? Emily Peacock

Why? Emily revolutionised the world of needlepoint with her colourful, contemporary tapestry kits; it’s never been quite the same (or as quaint and crusty) since

Where can I see more? emilypeacock.com

Who? Rachael Matthews

Why? You can hold Rachael responsible for the modern craft craze; it all started when her knitting group, Cast Off, hit the headlines for knitting in pubs back in 2003. She now runs the Prick Your Finger knitting shop.

Where can I see more? PrickYourFinger.com

 

Who? Amy Butler

Why? Every haberdashery I’ve been in to in the last five years has stocked this designer’s fabric. No wonder she’s so in-demand; the patterns and colours she uses are simply stunning

Where can I see more? amybutlerdesign.com

 

Who? Dawn Bibby

Why? The former QVC presenter is probably the craft world’s biggest celebrities. Her scrapbooking and paper craft designs have garnered her a legion of dedicated followers who lap up her TV shows, blogposts, products and much more.

Where can I see more? Dawn Bibby Crafting

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