To you, from Africa, by way of England

Kaye England has brought us African Inspirations Aurifil Threads collection  …” To you, from Africa, by way of England”  These lush rich colors will be the inspiration to create even more beautiful quilting.

Kaye began quilt making and fabric collecting in earnest in the early 1980’s, but was influenced early on by a family of needle workers. She now designs fabrics for Wilmington Prints and heads her own publishing company, Kaye England Publications. Kaye travels the world conducting sell-out lectures and workshops showcasing her wonderful fabrics, patterns and quilts, as well as her unique and honest outlook on life.  Despite a hectic teaching schedule, Kaye always finds time to quilt. She has written over 13 books.  Kaye was born and raised on a farm in Glasgow, Kentucky. She now resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has two children and six grandchildren.

This collection case contains 12 colors of 40wt 100% cotton thread, 

1092 yards – 1000 mt each.

Colors included ( left to right):      

Row one      4012,1200, 2692

Row two      2240, 4140,2250

Row three    2140, 2850,1100

Row four      2021, 2884,4020

This is the second collection Aurifil developed in cooperation with Kaye. You can learn more about the first collection on Kaye England introduces her yummy new program, the Bread & Butter Society

Kaye also inspired us as Aurifil Designer of the month in May 2011. We hope you will  preview and download her fabulous  free ” Almost Solid ” pattern at May Aurifil Designer of the Month Kaye England

Last but not least, Kaye is the star in our Star of Aurifil commercial. You won’t want to miss this fun!

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