Brandon Mably grew up in a small coastal town in South Wales and has been interested in color and design since his youth. Kaffe Fassett has described Mably as one of the keenest eyes for style he has ever encountered. So it was obvious that after a chance meeting with Fassett Mably switched from cooking to design and to patchwork and quilting. Mably organized the Fassett studios for many years and Kaffe trained him in design. So he inspired the world with Fassett and held workshops.