Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Kake-Jiku: Images of Japan in Applique, Fabric Origami, and Sashiko [Paperback]

Our Price $ 20.97  
Retail Value $ 29.95  
You Save $ 8.99  (30%)  
Item Number 249456  
Buy New $20.97
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Kake-Jiku: Images of Japan in Applique, Fabric Origami, and Sashiko by Kumiko Sudo...

A dazzling collection of 14 Kake-jiku—traditional Japanese hand-painted scrolls often hung in entryways—is featured in this craft guide. Often created to celebrate the changing seasons and bestow good fortune on a household, these innovative Kake-jiku designs featured are made with contemporary fabrics. Each image is a picture-window into Japanese culture, and the accompanying text explains the symbolism of each design. All patterns can be constructed using a unique style of Japanese appliqué, and several are embellished with fabric-origami flowers. Several of the patterns included are enhanced by beautiful and intricate sashiko stitching, and a section on technique describes appliqué and stitching methods and provides instructions for making all-in-one wraparound borders. Glorious photography, step-by-step color drawings, and watercolor drawings enhance this art-inspired craft book, and a bound-in template pack—complete with full-size templates made from durable, reinforced paper—allows for multiple uses of individual template pieces.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   140
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 9" Height: 9"
Weight:   1.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 20, 2006
Publisher   Breckling Press
ISBN  1933308117  
ISBN13  9781933308111  

Availability  0 units.

More About Kumiko Sudo

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Before moving to the United States in 1985, Kumiko Sudo was known by quilters throughout Japan for her books and as a crafts expert on television. Sudo's work is in several prestigious public and private collections throughout the United States, including the Museum of American Folk Art in New York City.

Kumiko Sudo currently resides in Eugene, in the state of Oregon.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Applique
2Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > General
3Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Needlework
4Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Quilts & Quilting
5Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Textile Arts

Reviews - What do customers think about Kake-Jiku: Images of Japan in Applique, Fabric Origami, and Sashiko?

I LOVE THIS BOOK  Sep 1, 2008
Applique, fabric origami and quilting with easy to follow directions, clear photos and diagrams and full size templates, a must for anyone looking for oriental blocks. I also have Omiyage, another must have and will be looking for any other books by Kumiko.
Style and grace  Jan 23, 2008
The images we recognize in Japanese art and quilting are now accessible to the American needle. Such grace and style are yours with the patterns in this book.
Some good ideas ...  Aug 8, 2007
I liked the book, BUT it was one of Kumiko Sado's weaker attempts. I think she is running out of ideas, frankly. If you have any of her other books, I really would not waste money on purchasing this one, unless you can't live without her entire set in your library.
Kake-Jiku: Images of Japan   Jul 9, 2007
This is just what I was looking for. I am now in my Asian quilt phase of life and the patterns and images are great. Can't wait to get into my Asian fabrics and try these patterns!
Can't wait to get started!  May 12, 2007
This book is so wonderful, and full on creative ways to use fabric. I can't wait to get started on some of the projects. The problem is deciding what ones to do. I just had to run out, and get on line, and buy some Asian fabric. Now I just have to find the time to make all the projects I decide on. And I have to decide if I'm going to make them into a quilt, wall hanging, or give them away.

Write your own review about Kake-Jiku: Images of Japan in Applique, Fabric Origami, and Sashiko

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Kake-Jiku: Images of Japan in Applique, Fabric Origami, and Sashiko

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy