Omiyage: handmade gifts from fabric in the Japanese tradition

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Contemporary Books, Dec 11, 1998 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Bestselling author Kumiko Sudo creates 45 exquisite handmade gifts in fabric, each with a flair that is uniquely Japanese. Easy-to-follow patterns, beautiful photographs, and colorful step-by-step drawings help the projects come together quickly­­--many in less than an hour. Whether they are created in kimono silks or in contemporary cottons, these tiny boxes, purses, decorative toys, incense pouches, and good luck charms all make delightful gifts.

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Review: Omiyage: Handmade Gifts from Fabric in the Japanese Tradition

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Really enjoyed this "how to book". Made one project and planning on making more. Directions difficult for me on the doll I was trying to make and I gave up. Made the sparrow instead, So cute! If the ... Read full review

Review: Omiyage: Handmade Gifts from Fabric in the Japanese Tradition

User Review  - Dorothy - Goodreads

I'm increasingly interested in textile crafts, so I picked this up at the library. I liked the background on gift-giving and seasonal celebrations/holidays in Japan. Sadly, I had to return this book ... Read full review


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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.

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