Nihon Vogue is a leading publisher of books on handicrafts.
Founded in 1954, Nihon Vogue publishes about 120 magazines and
books annually. It has five individual craft divisions, including
but not limited to, quilting and stitching, sewing and kiln arts.
Nihon Vogue has founded a number of crafting organizations and
institutions, including the Japan Knitting Association, the Japan
Handicraft Instructors Association, the Japan Kimono Instructors
Institute and the Vogue Knitting School for Instructors.
Gayle Roehm lived in Japan and studied the language for many years, and has knit from Japanese patterns for most of her knitting career. She now lives in Maryland and teaches at knitting gatherings around the country. In addition to publishing her own designs, she is the translator of other knitting guides and dictionaries, including Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible and 250 Japanese Knitting Stitches, both published by Tuttle.