Create beautiful accessories for your home with this gorgeous guide to Japanese quilting style. Focusing on traditional designs and textiles it is the perfect book for quilters of all abilities who want to introduce Japanese style into their homes with ingenious quick-to-stitch projects. The 10 projects, which range from bags to wall hangings, include traditional Japanese quilting techniques such as sashiko and motifs such as sakura or cherry blossom which features heavily in Oriental designs. The projects evoke the simplicity of traditional Japanese decor by using well-known pieced patterns, such as fan blocks and strip quilts, together with charming applique. Easy-to-follow step instructions and diagrams offer clever ways to use panels and large-scale patterns to best effect, with helpful advice on fabric choice throughout.