by Kumiko Sudo
With an enchanting collection of small crafts, this book has a distinct flair that is unmistakably Japanese. Thirty original hand-sewing designs include elegant purses and keepsake pouches, eye-catching fashion pins or brooches, delightful sewing kits, embroidered thimbles, and pincushions, and beautifully designed Japanese temari handballs. There is even a complete pattern for a doll-size kimono. Several projects uniquely combine silks, cottons, and soft felts with delicate beading and embroidery for a fresh new look. Artful, stylish, and truly beautiful, each item makes a priceless gift, handmade from the heart. Author Kumiko Sudo is an internationally acclaimed fiber artist and author of eight quilting bestsellers. Her extraordinary books have inspired western quilters to embrace Japanese techniques and aesthetics. 'Kokoro no Te: Handmade Treasures from the Heart' by Kumiko Sudo, soft cover book with 165 pages.