Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Japanese Country Quilting: Sashiko Patterns and Projects for Beginners

The specs of ‘Japanese Country Quilting: Sashiko Patterns and Projects for Beginners’ are:

  • Publisher: Kodansha USA (1990-07-15)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870119362
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4×5.9×0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Here are some REAL customer reviews:

“Great book for starting off in Sashiko Quilting”

Traditional Japanese country clothes were quilted for warmth. The quilting patterns on the natural indigo dyed hemp or cotton are called sashiko and often take the form of repeating, geometric patterns.Karen Matsunaga gives a nice background into… Read more

“a good reference”

I found this book to be a useful introduction to sashiko. It begins with a history of the craft and shows examples of how sashiko has been used in the past. It goes on to introduce a good variety of stitches, with reasonably easy-to-follow directions and… Read more

“Japanese Country Quilting – substance over style”

This book works fine as an intro to sashiko history, though it's not as useful as other books for detailed how-to images of the stitching. The projects are cute but the line drawings with them are sometimes hard to understand for the beginner sewer… Read more

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