Acclaimed Japanese quilter, teacher, and designer Yoko Saito wows us with a variety of bags inspired by her many travels around the world. The collection reflects cultures and geography from her perspective as she takes us through Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and the United States. Not only are her bags beautiful and unique in design and form, they are practical for everyday use. There are 21 projects that include handbags, shoulder bags, pouches, and more.
This book is published by Stitch Publications, is distributed by Martingale, and is nonreturnable.
Celebrated Japanese quilt artist Yoko Saito is well-known for her detailed work and unique use of taupe color palettes. She learned to quilt after seeing antique quilts in America and has been inspired over the years to create her own style and designs. A prolific author of quilt books, she also designs fabric and her patterns are often seen in Japanese quilt and crafting magazines. In addition, she appears in various media, and has had her own television series called Fashion Workshop, broadcast by NHK TV. She serves as an instructor at the NHK Culture Center, Nihon Vogue Gakuen, and is a member of the Japan Needlework Exhibit. She currently owns and runs a quilt shop and school called Quilt Party in Chiba Prefecture, just outside of Tokyo.
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