Patchwork, Please!

Colorful Zakka Projects to Stitch and Give

Takahashi, Ayumi

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Patchwork, Please!
"Ayumi Takahashi shares 19 playful-but-practical patchwork sewing projects for the home"-- "Sewing should be fun, and Ayumi Takahashi's patchwork projects embody a happy, playful approach. Known for both her distinctive combinations of patterned fabrics and her quirky interpretations of vintage style, Ayumi brings her signature approach to 19 sewing projects. Beginning with the basics, Ayumi discusses and demonstrates basic techniques in patchwork, paper piecing, raw-edged applique;, and machine and hand embroidery. Then it's straight into an appealing assortment of projects for the kitchen, home, family and friends. Along the way Ayumi shares her passion for color and pattern, and even demonstrates how to create unique patterns of one's own by scanning images onto fabric for a truly personal touch"--

Publisher: Loveland :, Interweave Press,, [2013]
ISBN: 1596685999
Characteristics: 143 pages :,colored illustrations ;,26 cm


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Dec 25, 2013
  • pattyskypants rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Are you kidding me? All these patchwork books that are coming out now all have the same projects in them and the first or last chapter is entirely devoted to how to sew and give me a break! I give it one star because I like the fabrics the author used. I just hope the library isn't getting rid of the older, more substantial quilting books to make room for this kind of frippery.


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