Celebrated Japanese quilt artist, teacher, author, and shop owner Yoko Saito shares how she began to create a color palette now coined as "Japanese taupes." In this book, she walks you through the simplicity and complexity of taupe colors, revealing how to lay the groundwork for creating color collections to achieve the look you want. Find 20 color collections, shown in traditional or original blocks, and step-by-step instructions on taupe color theory. Additionally, 37 projects with instructions include handbags, sewing items, and cushions.
This book is published by Stitch Publications, is distributed by Martingale, and is nonreturnable.
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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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