* Explore a unique quilt aesthetic of traditional American folk
quilting influences with a modern Japanese inflection. While there
are books on Japanese-inspired quilts, there is not one on
Americana-inspired Japanese quilts
* The author encourages a free-spirited approach using odd and unusually shaped pieces of fabric for a handcrafted yet beautifully made sensibility in each project she presents
* Add a vintage, subdued look and feel to your crafting repertoire, guided by an expert with decades of quilting experience
* Make many beautiful small quilted projects perfect for gifts or as a way to learn new techniques
Originally from Ichikawa City in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, Yoko Saito has earned a stellar reputation for her meticulous needlework and her signature color palette. She appears regularly on Japanese television and in magazines and has begun to expand her operations internationally, holding quilt exhibitions and workshops in France, Italy, and Taiwan. In 2008 she commemorated thirty years of creative activities with the Yoko Saito Quilt Exhibition at Matsuya department store in Ginza, Tokyo. She has published numerous books.