Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix and Match
Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix and
Modern Japanese quilting blends Eastern and Western techniques to create quilts of extraordinary style and beauty. Using designs borrowed from a rich decorative arts heritage, and often incorporating traditional kimono fabrics, Japanese quilters have developed a distinctive style based on unusual motifs and striking color combinations. With Japanese Quilted Blocks to Mix and Match, any quilter can create exquisite and unique works of patchwork art in the Japanese tradition.The book presents more than 125 different block patterns, each with complete instructions and a color photograph, representing a variety of pattern sources: kamon (family crests), Hakone yosegi (parquetry) and traditional textiles, such as kasuri weave. Each 9-inch block includes a full cutting guide and fabric palette; suggestions for use, either mixing and matching or adapting to an all-over design; and icons indicating techniques and skill level. The blocks on each spread are related in design and technique.In addition to the Block Directory, Japanese Quilted Blocks to Mix and Match features an Inspiration Gallery, showcasing examples of finished quilts from leading quilters. Using these examples, author Susan Briscoe explores such topics as color ideas from traditional Japanese textiles and quilts, motifs, ...
- Brand: Brand: Kodansha America
- ASIN: 1568363656
Shizuko Kuroha's Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns: Charming Quilts, Bags, Pouches, Table Runners and More
Shizuko Kuroha's Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns: Charming Quilts,
Shizuko Kuroha's Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns infuses a cherished American craft with an exquisite Japanese sense of color, detail, and design. This book brings a fresh eye to classic patchwork patterns in a way that is delighting quilters all around the world today. Here, Kuroha shares her intricate hand-quilting techniques and a design sense that has been refined over her 40-year career as a celebrated book author and teacher. Her easy combinations of soft colors, detailed patterns, and bold stripes show how to achieve balance and flow in any type of patchwork project—from the simplest to the most complex. Step-by-step illustrations walk quilters through Kuroha's intricate hand-piecework process. The book includes 19 sampler blocks used to make hundreds of different combinations for all kinds of quilting projects. The photos and diagrams of the block assembly are so clear, you hardly need to read the steps! A handy pull-out pattern sheet at the back of the book takes the labor out of drawing the pieces used to build these blocks. Detailed instructions show you how to incorporate the blocks into projects large and small, including: Pincushions in round and square designsDrawstring bags and zippered pouches embellished with patchworkQuilted tote bags and a stylish back...
- ASIN: 4805314931
Easy Japanese Quilt Style
Yoko Saito's Traditional Block Patterns: Bag and Quilt Projects Using 66 Traditional Patchwork Blocks
Yoko Saito's Traditional Block Patterns: Bag and Quilt
Admired and honored Japanese designer, quilter, author, and teacher Yoko Saito goes back to some of the original patchwork blocks that she fell in love with when she began quilting. Ms. Saito brings her remarkable sense of color and layout to 23 projects made in her beautiful Japanese taupes.
- Color: None
- Brand: Stitch Publications
- ASIN: 0986302937
Japanese Quilt Inspirations
A practical guide to combining Japanese fabrics and traditional Oriental style with fast, super-easy techniques. Each of the ten quilts is made up in two different colorways for maximum inspiration, and shown both as hand and machine quilted designs. As an added bonus, there are five simple-to-make home-style projects for using up leftover quilt blocks. Japanese patchwork style is incredibly versatile, and the finished projects will work well in both the most modern interiors as well as rustic cottages.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0715338277
- UPC: 806488421999
East-Meets-West Quilts: Explore Improv with Japanese-Inspired Designs
East-Meets-West Quilts: Explore Improv with Japanese-Inspired
Improv quilting, in which quilt designs emerge organically as fabric is cut and stitched, is simple, popular, and fun. In this book, expert quilter Patricia Belyea offers improv instruction and shares her appealing Quilt Manifesto of five simple rules. While providing quilters with a starting point, the fifth rule of the Manifesto, “Break any rule you like,” opens the door to creative freedom. (However, the solid instructions allow even the rule-breakers to create beautiful quilts on the first try). Fourteen projects combine authentic Japanese yukata cottons and contemporary fabrics; each is finished with bold hand-stitching. The quilt-making process is presented in detail, and each quilt shows the irresistible wabi-sabi influence of Japanese design. The sense of discovery in each project is inspiring and out of the ordinary.
- Brand: ABRAMS
- ASIN: 1419726595
Asian Elegance: Quilting With Japanese Fabrics and More (That Patchwork Place)
Asian Elegance: Quilting With Japanese Fabrics and More
Got a passion for exotic fabrics? Feature the fabrics of Japan, Polynesia, and Hawaii in your next quilt! This talented mother-daughter team shares their love of unusual fabrics in one-of-a-kind designs. • Learn the best ways to use beautiful, bold fabrics in nine step-by-step projects • Break the traditional rules of design by playing with asymmetry, space, and movement • Get creative by combining several fabric styles, from elegant kimono silks to colorful tropical prints
- Brand: Brand: Martingale and Company
- ASIN: 156477483X
The Changing Seasons: Quilt Patterns From Japan
The Changing Seasons: Quilt Patterns From
Working with the staff of Patchwork Quilt Tsushin, a Tokyo quilting magazine, the author explores the historical and cultural background of the 30 quilt patterns presented here and discusses the traditional use of design and color in Japan. Step-by-step "how-to" details technique. 100 full-color photographs illustrated finished items.
- ASIN: 0525934383
Japanese Taupe Quilts: 125 Blocks in Calm and Neutral Colors
Japanese Taupe Quilts: 125 Blocks in Calm and
With their beautiful, soft sepia color range, contemporary Japanese quilts stand out for their sophisticated reinvention of patchwork and appliqué blocks. These cool, calm quilts are as much at home in modern country style as they are in chic, urban settings. The harmonious fabrics are easily combined, often with accents of brick red, olive green, or yellow ocher, to create a new yet nostalgic style that resonates with quilters all over the world.In Japanese Taupe Quilts, acclaimed textile artist Susan Briscoe offers a wealth of tips, techniques, and ideas for both the beginner and the experienced quilter. The block patterns have been drafted from a variety of traditional block sources, including Japanese fabric, paper and architectural designs, and kamon family crests. For each block there is a photograph, a clear instructional diagram or template, fabric palette and cutting guide, as well as detailed instructions for making the block. At-a-glance icons indicate skill level and techniques used. Patchwork, appliqué, embellishment, and quilting techniques are clearly explained with step-by-step photographs, from cutting out to finishing off.The blocks can be mixed and matched, tessellated for allover patterns, or combined into sampler quilts. Combination ideas are supplied throu...
- ASIN: 1568363788
The One-Minute Gratitude Journal
The One-Minute Gratitude
Cultivating an attitude of gratitude yields many benefits: physical, mental and spiritual. In this Journal, you have flexibility to write down the dates of entry and not feel guilty if you miss a day. There are also pages in this journal where you can just draw something beautiful. Every page contains an inspirational quote (non religious).Gratitude is a feeling of appreciation for what one has. Write down three to five things you are grateful for in this journal and turn your ordinary moments into blessings.
- Brand: Brenda Nathan
- ASIN: 1523242701
Yoko Saito's Beautiful Bags, Pouches, and Quilts: Projects That are a Pleasure to Make and Fun to Use
Yoko Saito's Beautiful Bags, Pouches, and Quilts: Projects
From Japanese master quilt artist Yoko Saito comes this collection of exquisite quilts, bags, and more, each immersed in tradition yet refreshingly modern in style. In Yoko Saito's My Quilts, Ms. Saito shares 26 all-new designs that spotlight her immaculate attention to the tiniest details--pleats, tucks, scallops, and whimsical motifs infuse each piece with originality. Using patchwork, applique, and embroidery, Ms. Saito surprises with speckles of color among her celebrated taupe color palettes. Projects that spotlight nature-inspired motifs and fascinating geometric patterns include everything from small quilts and mini pouches to roomy handbags and a notepad cover. Instructions and full-sized pullout patterns for making each project are included.
- ASIN: 0986302988
Quilted Bags and Gifts: 36 Classic Quilting Projects to Make and Give
Quilted Bags and Gifts: 36 Classic Quilting Projects
Quilted Bags & Gifts is a beautiful collection of bags, pouches, and accessories designed for quilters who love to create handmade gifts. All 36 projects use basic patchwork and appliqué techniques, so they can be made in a weekend. Readers will be inspired by Akemi Shibata’s unique Elegant de Kawaii” style, which combines taupe fabrics with colorful prints.With an astounding 36 projects to choose from, quilters will love this selection of tote bags, handbags, sewing cases, coin purses, tapestries, and more!
- Brand: Zakka Workshop
- ASIN: 1940552230
Brother Embroidery Machine, PE800 5" x 7, with Color Touch LCD Display, USB Port, 11 Lettering Fonts, and 138 Built-In Designs
Brother Embroidery Machine, PE800 5" x 7, with
If you’ve been searching for an embroidery machine that allows you to create dazzling embroidery designs, Brother offers an exceptional option. The Brother PE800 is an easy-to-use embroidery machine that features a 5” x 7” embroidery field for larger embroidery projects. This embroidery machine allows you to select from built-in embroidery designs or import your own from compatible sources. The PE800 embroidery machine features 138 built-in designs, including 10 frame designs and 11 built-in fonts (7 English, 3 Japanese, and 1 Cyrillic). Some of the designs include beautiful scrollwork, floral, and quilt patterns—plus 10 frame shapes and 14 border styles. The Brother PE800 embroidery machine has been engineered with additional design editing features. This provides flexibility to rotate, mirror image, increase and decrease the size of your designs, and see how your edited designs look right on the color LCD touch display before stitching. The PE800 is easy to use and thread: simply follow the numbered threading diagram printed on the machine. An automatic needle threader saves time and reduces stress by pushing the thread right through the eye of the needle. This embroidery machine also includes step-by-step tutorials that are shown right on the LCD touchscreen display. S...
- Color: White
- Brand: Brother Sewing
- ASIN: B07C7HNX92
- UPC: 012502650560
Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to Customize and Repair Textiles and Decorate Your Home
Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to Customize
An exquisite, full-color guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, accessories, and home textiles.Requiring no special equipment other than a sewing needle and thread, Make and Mend introduces the incredibly simple technique of sashiko--a striking hand-sewing method using a running stitch to form pleasing geometric patterns. Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it can just as easily be used to create beautiful, decorative projects for the home. With fifteen projects applying a modern, on-trend aesthetic to this ancient craft, Make and Mend shows readers how to apply sashiko stitching to a variety of craft projects, such as repairing torn jeans, mending a ripped hem, and making decorative pillows, napkins, a tablecloth, and a totebag. Touching on the concepts of beauty in minimalism and resourceful simplicity, as well as a fascination with Japan and Japanese design, this easy and accessible book appeals to both the seasoned maker and total beginner.
- ASIN: 0399579435
Yoko Saito's Floral Bouquet Quilts
Yoko Saito's Floral Bouquet
Acclaimed Japanese designer, quilter, author, and teacher Yoko Saito is known around the world for her ingenious use of taupe color palettes. In this book, she uses fabric and design to create exquisite works of art. She offers 29 projects, from pouches and bags to wall quilts and a cushion cover; she also shares her three-dimensional technique for making flower petals.
- Color: None
- Brand: Stitch Publications
- ASIN: 0985974672