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Captivating Quilt Projects by Yoko Saito YOKO SAITO'S FLORAL BOUQUET QUILT Yoko Saito's Quilts & Projects from my Favorite Fabrics
Get the look of celebrated quiltmaker Yoko Saito in traditional patchwork or gorgeous appliqué. With an incredible 70 new patterns from the master quiltmakers of Yoko Saito's famed Quilt Party quiltmaking school and quilt shop, you'll be making even the humblest block a thing of beauty. Whether you're looking for traditional patchwork quilts, adorable puppy place mats, or exquisitely appliquéd bags, beautiful photos and full-size patterns will help you re-create the look you adore.

104 pages, 7.48" x 10.12"

NEW: November, 2014 Yoko Saito, an acclaimed designer, quilter, author and teacher from Japan is known around the world for her ingenious use of “taupe color”. In this book, Floral Bouquet Quilts, she once again uses fabric and design to create exquisite works of art. She offers 29 different projects from pouches and bags to cushion covers and wall quilts, including an interesting three dimensional technique for flower petals. If you love Yoko Saito’s designs, this book is sure to please you. At long last this book is available in English! Exquisite publication!!

DESCRIPTION What better way to celebrate her twenty years anniversary of designing fabrics for LECIEN than by publishing a book full of bags, quilts and projects. Yoko Saito, quilter and designer extraordinaire, renowned for her stunning use of Japanese-inspired “taupe colors” gives us yet another book in her quintessential style. There are twenty-eight fabulous projects patterned in this book along with basic “how-to’s” for patchwork and quilting using her methods.
Yoko Saito Bags I Love to Carry YOKO SAITO'S STROLLING ALONG PATHS YOKO SAITO'S HOUSES HOUSES HOUSES
Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito is known the world over for her exquisite handbags. In this gorgeously photographed book, she shares 26 bag patterns with a focus on beauty, purpose, and comfort.

Bags of all shapes and sizes feature motifs inspired by nature and traditional patchwork, most in Ms. Saito’s signature taupe color palette. With designs from big, boxy bags to petite pouches with curvy shapes, readers will learn Ms. Saito’s methods for both piecing and applique—each pattern includes materials and cutting lists plus illustrated instructions.

Whether stitchers are looking for casual bags for everyday use or spectacular bags fit for special occasions, they’ll find the perfect handbag to create in this inspiring collection. Includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the process of creating the book with Ms. Saito.

Published: Oct. 2018
2 pullout pattern sheets. 136 pages
Yoko Saito, a prominent quilt artist in Japan, is known for her
exquisite designs and ingenious use of "taupe color." Her soft and subtle palette showcases whisper soft gradations of color. In "Strolling
Along Paths of Green, Ms. Saito finds beauty in the most common trees
and plants and interprets them in her quilt projects in such a way that is
unique and beautifully charming.  She offers 33 different projects, including 2 quilts
made up of plants seen through the four seasons, pouches and many kinds
of bags.
(pattern sheets included)
Ms. Saito is a renowned quilter and teacher in Japan who is widely known
for her mastery and use of "taupe color".  In this book, Ms. Saito
explores varying interpretations of quilted houses from one-dimensional
designs to silhouettes.  In addition to teaching you how to design your
own house block, there are 34 projects from which to choose.  These
include handbags, pouches, carry-all, tissue case, pencil case and wall
quilts.
(pattern sheets included)
Yoko Saito Through The Years YOKO SAITO'S JAPANESE TAUPE COLOR THEORY (English) 138 Original Applique Designs by Yoko Saito
Experience the magnificent work of one of the world's most esteemed quilt artists in this retrospective of Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito. Ms. Saito's distinguished career unfolds in dozens of spectacular photographs that reveal her astonishing patchwork and applique creations up close like never before--all sewn to perfection. Admirers will revel in this gorgeous hardcover keepsake volume as they read about Ms. Saito's fascinating artistic journey, in her own words. Yoko Saito, a celebrated quilt artist, teacher, author and shop owner
from Japan opens up and shares how she began to design and create what
is now coined as 'Japanese Taupes." In this book, she walks you through
the "simplicity and complexity" of taupe colors and how to lay the
groundwork for
designing and creating your own color collections to achieve the look
you want. You will find 20 color collections shown in traditional or
originally-designed blocks as she integrates step-by-step instructions
on "taupe color theory". Additionally, there are 37 different projects,
with instructions,
from handbags to sewing items
Ms. Saito, famous for her undeniably unique and beautiful color selections and intricate handwork, continues to give the world more wonderful designs in this book chock full of patterns and projects. The 138 designs are a mix of small and large and appropriate for both children and adults. There are 20 projects included in the book from bags and pouches to the more unusual eyeglasses case.

Once again she combines not only applique, but patchwork and embroidery in her creations.


232 pages