Japanese master quilt artist Yoko Saito presents an outstanding collection of 26 small and pretty projects. Each item works up fairly quickly and fits in the palms of your hands. Patterns include clever pouches, house-shaped boxes, a dragonfly mini quilt, sewing kit, mobile phone case, and much more. Every project is photographed to perfection, and the details are extraordinary.
In the how-to section you'll learn Ms. Saito's pouch-construction techniques, complete with step-by-step photos. Each pattern includes materials lists and illustrated instructions. The variety of designs is truly inspiring, so choose any of the projects and create a handcrafted delight to treasure for years to come.
This book is published by Stitch Publications and is distributed by Martingale.
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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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