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Epic Japanese Quilt Show

“Flowers Of The Cosmos” by Fumiko Nakayama Let me just say right up front that this quilt show exceeded expectations in every way. Something I really love about Japan is …

Why You Should Visit the Tokyo Quilt Festival Even if You Don't Quilt - Quiltripping

It is the largest quilt show in the world. Visit the Tokyo Quilt Festival at the end of Jan. to see masterpieces of Japan's best textile artists on display.

Where to buy Japanese fabric | Cashmerette

Where to buy Japanese fabric if you live in the US, Europe or anywhere other than Japan! Includes the great Tokyo-based English-langage store Miss Matatabi

Visit with Japanese Quilter Shizuko Kuroha – Tokyo, June 2016 – The Ardent Thread

We met in Kuroha sensei’s shop, Nuno Space, hidden away in the Tokyo suburb of Chiba. The shop is tiny and we sat at a table in the middle of it, sipping green tea for an hour or two before s…

Patchwork Sashiko Kit to Project Series: Part I

Part I: Creating and Securing the Patchwork Have you ever seen a piece of clothing that you fawn over every time you see it but can't get past the thought of...but when am I going to wear it? Or maybe you're like me and you see a fabric print that sucks you in and you think...but what am I doing to DO with it? I began this "Kit to Project" Series to give an answer to this question. There's no doubt that my Patchwork Sashiko Kits will let you create a beautiful textile...but then what? We'll…

Boro Stitching: The Ancient Japanese Practice of Mending - Canadian Quilters Association/Association Canadienne de la Courtepointe

Boro is a Japanese word meaning “tatters,” originally born out of poverty. Rural women would apply layer-upon-layer of indigo-dyed hemp with running stitches, also known as Sashiko, to patch clothing and bedding, which could be passed down from one generation to the next. Here is an easy tutorial based on Boro techniques, using modern items, […]

2018 tokyo quilt festival—quilt exhibits :: Okan Arts

By Patricia Belyea TOKYO JP Three days after a traffic-stopping snowstorm hit the most populated city in the world, the Tokyo Quilt Festival opened its doors. Here are oodles of photos from Opening Day so you can vicariously tour the show floor. NOTE: This is only a thimbleful of the quilts exhibited! Most of the credits were listed in Japanese. I have included the artists’ names when they were available in English. original design category—a sampling original design category—the winners…

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The Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Series
This is one of those quick and easy make in a weekend-style quilts that Valerie loves. It raids some of your stash - or a jelly roll that has been lurking(!). You just combine some piano keys with a co-ordinating background fabric. Valerie also gives you some helpful hints on how to quick piece these and then you can re-trim (if necessary) to make them into a perfect square before piecing them into rows. #quilt #scrappyquilt #quilting #jellyroll #precuts
Traditional Japanese Kimono Fabrics superb for crafting, dressmaking, quilting and upholstery. Gorgeous bestselling sewing fabrics now back in stock.