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Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix and Match

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Modern Japanese quilting blends Eastern and Western techniques to create quilts of extraordinary style and beauty. Using designs borrowed from a rich decorative arts heritage, and often incorporating traditional kimono fabrics, Japanese quilters have developed a distinctive style based on unusual motifs and striking color combinations. With Japanese Quilted Blocks to Mix a ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Kodansha America (first published February 15th 2007)
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Trish
Aug 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art, asia, nonfiction, quilting
I bought this book years ago because I couldn't resist it. It has gorgeous ideas for making detailed and highly structured quilt blocks--something I don't usually do. Somehow, underneath all the flow that is my usual style, I must be a highly formal, structured individual. Scratch that. Clearly delineated lines give me something to work within. It works with gardens. It works with food creation. It works with quilts. And already, looking over this book again with an eye to the new indigo-like sh ...more
Stephanie
Oct 03, 2018 rated it liked it
Some of the fabric choices made it difficult to discern the pattern.
Kerry Jordan
Oct 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A modern quilting twist, yet easy to make.
Kelley
Jan 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
So many ideas to try.
Ianna
Sep 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
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This is a great book! Love all the blocks and how their construction is diagramed. Makes it so easy to understand. Beautiful ideas!!
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Feb 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Awesome. I actually bought this book; a lot of ideas in a small amount of space, with just enough direction.
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