HANDMADE Japan-Inspired Fashion Accessories
Wagashi, Kumiko Sudo
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 Japanese braiding and fabric-folding techniques, the projects are surprising easy to make. Elegant embroidery stitching and colorful beads add extra sparkle.
* Sensational photographs showcase each project
* Hundreds of easy-to-follow color drawings
* Clear directions and easy-cut templates
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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. Ms Sudo's books, including Kokoro 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.