Discover 29 projects inspired by classic patchwork blocks as log cabins, hexagons, baskets, and stars, sewn in the signature soft sepia and taupe fabrics popular with today's Japanese quilt makers. Featuring piecework, applique, machine stitching, hand stitching, and embroidery, these projects will delight all needlework lovers. Full-sized paper patterns are enclosed for projects including wall quilts, fabric baskets, handBags, cushions, and even an apron.
Yoko Saito's meticulous stitching, improvisation, and use of odd-shaped pieces exemplify wabi sabi, a Japanese aesthetic of authenticity and simplicity.
"Japanese Quilting Piece by Piece" invites all needle artists to create beautiful and practical quilted projects designed by a master quilter.