Discover 29 projects inspired by classic patchwork blocks such 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, appliqué, machine stitching, handstitching and embroidery, these porjects will delight all needlework lovers. Full-size paper patterns are enclosed for projects including wall quilts, fabric baskets, handbags, cushions and even aprons.
Yoko Saito's meticulous stitching, imporvisation and use of odd-shaoed 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 designed by a master quilter.