Japanese Quilt Inspirations

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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...

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Overview

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.

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Briscoe (Japanese Taupe Quilts) draws inspiration from time spent living and working in Japan for this collection of quilts and small projects featuring Japanese fabric and Japanese-style design. The fabric is the star, and Briscoe provides advice for working with fabrics that may be less familiar to Western quilters, such as kimono silk. The color palettes range from muted and earthy to bold and bright, and a variety of techniques, including patchwork and appliqué, are represented. A buyers guide for quilters interested in purchasing authentic Japanese fabrics is provided.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780715338278
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 5/5/2011
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 467,053
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Briscoe was introduced to Japanese quilting techniques in the early 1990s when teaching English in northern Japan. She is the author of The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook and Japanese Sashiko Inspirations.

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