September 20, 2010
All that Blooms- Quilts from Japan
Last June we were fortunate to host Miwako Kimura,
director of the Hanatsunagi–kai Quilt Club of Tokyo,
who was on her way to showcase the quilts of
To our great delight they stopped at Satin Moon on their way to
7th Annual Quilts from Japan exhibit
About four decades ago, about the time I first visited Japan, Japanese textile artists ,
“discovered the amazing and heart-warming American quilt world” and began to make their own.
The theme for this exhibit was “blooming” .
As exemplified in this incredible applique “Flowers Playing Cards” by Masako Masuda.
Although photos were not permitted of the hand stitched,
hand quilted clothing and silk quilts in the show,
exquisite Kona Bay,
and Northcott Asian inspired fabrics
as well as inspirational kits, and patterns by
Ursula Riegel- Designs to Share with You
Laurie McDonald- Chili Peppers Design
are ready to spark your creativity
at Satin Moon.