Asian Elegance: Quilting with Japanese Fabrics and More

Overview 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   See more details below
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Overview

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

 

 

About the Authors:

Hometown: Chico, California (near Sacramento)

 

Kitty Pippen has written for national magazines such as Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, Threads, and American Quilter. Sylvia Pippen, a lifelong quilter, has worked as a gardening columnist and professional landscaper.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564774835
  • Publisher: Martingale & Company
  • Publication date: 11/28/2003
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.38 (w) x 10.97 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

From the Authors 6
Japanese Designs and Fabrics 9
Polynesian Designs and Fabrics 15
Applique Techniques 20
Sashiko 23
Finishing Techniques 26
Gallery of Quilts 29
Projects
From China with Love 37
Spiraling Batik Squares 41
Springtime Dogwood 49
Hexagon Centerpiece 61
Hawaiian Panel 67
Tahitian Hibiscus 71
Scrappy Hawaiian 77
Heliconia 83
Sashiko Designs 88
Quilting Designs 91
Bibliography 95
Resources 95
About the Authors 96
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