Natural Patchwork: 26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric, and Home

Natural Patchwork: 26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric, and Home

by Suzuko Koseki
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Natural Patchwork: 26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric, and Home by Suzuko Koseki

Whether you are at home or out enjoying a walk on a wooded path, you can add a touch of color and comfort to your daily routines with one or more of the twenty-six projects featured here. By using the patchwork placemats to enliven your dining experience or by taking the hexagon patchwork bag on a picnic in a meadow, you never have to stray too far from the comfort of patchwork. The simple and traditional patchwork styles used in this book are paired with retro fabrics and contemporary designs to create everyday items.

Detailed diagrams and instructions are provided for each project. In addition, six mini-lessons on patchwork sewing are offered, making the projects here perfect for beginner and intermediate sewers.

Make the projects in this book and add the warmth of handmade to your home and nature outings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590308813
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Series: Make Good: Crafts + Life Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 452,766
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Suzuko Koseki’s quilting art has appeared in many exhibitions. She teaches in Japan at the main school of the Heart and Hands Patchwork School, as well as at the Asahi Cultural Center, and the Vogue Quilt Institute.

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Natural Patchwork: 26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric, and Home 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
TraceyKY More than 1 year ago
The projects in this book are beautifully displayed and explained thoroughly. There is a complete materials list and clear instructions with simple illustrations that are easy to follow. Projects are suitable for hand or machine sewing, and fabrics used in the examples are such that they inspire you to come up with your own variations without feeling compelled to create a copy of the sample.
LivingPeacefully More than 1 year ago
Suzuko Koseki's Natural Patchwork: 26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric, and Home (Make Good: Crafts + Life) is a beautifully photographed book with charming quilted country items for household use. The projects are simple and the directions give even beginning quilters adequate instruction. Further discussion of various quilting techniques may help the novice get started quilting. While the projects are nothing new, they may prove to be an inspiration to someone wanting to begin quilting. Regardless, I can't turn down flipping through lovely photographs of quilts. Disclaimer: A complimentary copy of the book was provided by the publisher.