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Wagashi, by Kumiko Sudo features handcrafted fashion art from Japan. Using Japanese braiding and folding techniques these easy to make miniature designs will add elegance to your wardrobe and home. Necklaces, bracelets, pins and more are highlighted.


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Wagashi
Handcrafted Fashion Art from Japan

Author: Kumiko Sudo
Pages: 152
Page size: 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Publisher:Breckling Press
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4I0930
Weight: 1.5 lb
MSRP: $24.95

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20 Fun and Fabulous Fabric Art Projects

  • Gorgeous Japan-Chic Jewelry
  • Elegant Party Purses
  • Delightful Fashion Accessories
  • Pretty and Playful Gifts

Kumiko Sudo's signature style shines in 20 projects inspired by Wagashi—tiny but beautifully crafted Japanese candies. Each one is a piece of art in miniature. In this elegant collection, there are finely made necklaces and bracelets, gorgeous evening purses, and a variety of unique gifts and personal accessories. Introducing, Janpanese braiding and fabric-folding techniques, the projects are surprisingly easy to make. Pretty embroidery stitching and colorful beads and extra sparkle:

  • Sensational photographs showcase each project
  • Hundreds of easy-to-follow color drawings
  • Clear directions and easy-cut templates

About the Author

Kumiko Sudo is an internationally acclaimed quilt and fiber artist. Before moving to the United States in 1985, she was known by quilters and fiber artists throughout Japan for her books and was a popular presenter on Japanese national television. Today, Ms. 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. She designs fabric for In the Beginning, a Seattle-based fabric company. Ms. Sudo's books, including Kikoro no Te, Kake-Jiku, Flower Origami, Folded Flowers, Omiyage, Fabled Flowers, and East Quilts West, have inspired quilters and artists around the world. Ms. Sudo lives in Eugene, Oregon.

Table of Contents

 
A Little Something Sweet
vii
A Guide to Technique
1
Manju  
Protea
18
Bugaku Drum
26
Little Drums
30
Hana-no-en
34
Berry, Berry
40
Higashi  
Hana-Chiru-Sato
46
Dandelion
54
Braided Delights
62
Camelia Cache
70
Namagashi  
Purple Dianthus
78
Periwinkle Pinwheel
84
Butterfly Pin
92
Watermelon
96
Suzu-Mari Handballs
102
Bell Fruit Charms
106
Yokan  
Candy Cache
112
Evening Primrose
116
Malipoense Pouch
116
Hagoromo
128
Nimble Thimbles
132
Templates
135
Resources
151

Candy Cache

Candy Cache

Watermelon
Watermelon

Butterfly Pin
Butterfly Pin

Periwinkle Pinwheel
Periwinkle Pinwheel

 

 

Purple DianthusCamellia Cache
Purple Dianthus and Camellia Cache

Suzu Mari HandballsBraided Delights
Suzu Mari Handballs and Braided Delights

DandelionHana-Chiru-Soto
Dandelion and Hana-Chiru-Soto

Berry-BerryHana-No-En
Berry-Berry and Hana-No-En

Baguku Drum Evening Primrose
Bagaku Drum and Evening Primrose

HagoromoExample
Hagoromo and Drum Example

Protea
Protea

 


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