Natural Patchwork

26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric, and Home

By Suzuko Koseki
(Roost Books, Paperback, 9781590308813, 144pp.)

Publication Date: April 12, 2011

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Description

Whether you are at home or out enjoying a walk on a wooded path, you can add a touch of color and comfort to your daily routines with one or more of the twenty-six projects featured here. By using the patchwork placemats to enliven your dining experience or by taking the hexagon patchwork bag on a picnic in a meadow, you never have to stray too far from the comfort of patchwork. The simple and traditional patchwork styles used in this book are paired with retro fabrics and contemporary designs to create everyday items.

Detailed diagrams and instructions are provided for each project. In addition, six mini-lessons on patchwork sewing are offered, making the projects here perfect for beginner and intermediate sewers.

Make the projects in this book and add the warmth of handmade to your home and nature outings.




About the Author

Suzuko Koseki’s quilting art has appeared in many exhibitions. She teaches in Japan at the main school of the Heart and Hands Patchwork School, as well as at the Asahi Cultural Center, and the Vogue Quilt Institute.




Praise For Natural Patchwork

“Twenty-six stylish projects inspired by the home, countryside, and nature. The designs are fresh, crisp, and simple—making for wonderful afternoon projects! Quilting lessons and techniques are broken down and easy to follow, guaranteeing your success!”—Crafts ’n Things magazine

“The designs in this book are neat and sweet. Using nature imagery and basic patchwork and quilting lessons, it offers simple and stylish projects that will add a touch of comfort and color to your life.”—Living Crafts

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