INTERNATIONAL QUILT FESTIVAL

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Tokyo International Quilt Festival 2008

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thewoodbetween: “ Keiko Kimura | detail of embroidered (feather stitched) trees | Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival | photo by Queenie’s Needlework ”

Japanese Quilts at Houston Festival 2013 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Japanese Quilts at Houston Festival 2013

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sashiko and other stitching: Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival

Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival - part 11

Some of the quilts in the Traditional category really played with the idea of a Traditional quilt. I think in the UK many of these would be classed as Contemporary, at least for the purposes of Festival of Quilts. The fabric assortments were quite amazing, with the quilts having a very retro, scrap bag feeling, but seemingly made from modern fabrics. There were lots of incredible fabrics printed with text too - I love these and wish I'd bought more of this kind of print when I was at the…

tokyo quilt festivale 2012

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Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival - part 11

Some of the quilts in the Traditional category really played with the idea of a Traditional quilt. I think in the UK many of these would be classed as Contemporary, at least for the purposes of Festival of Quilts. The fabric assortments were quite amazing, with the quilts having a very retro, scrap bag feeling, but seemingly made from modern fabrics. There were lots of incredible fabrics printed with text too - I love these and wish I'd bought more of this kind of print when I was at the…

"The Breath of Life" by Harumi Asada  Incredible detail in the hand applique here. This one was really stunning.

Chicago International Quilt Festival 2009

"The Breath of Life" by Harumi Asada Incredible detail in the hand applique here. This one was really stunning.

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Tokyo Quilt Festival

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Tokyo Quilt Festival

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Tokyo Quilt Festival 2018

Tokyo Quilt Festival 2018 Japan Japanese quilt quilter quilts textile art

sashiko and other stitching: Tokyo Great International Quilt Festival 2017 - part 2

Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival 2017 - part 2

The first category we looked at was the 'Wa" category, which is for quilts on a Japanese theme, 'Wa' being the ancient name for Japan. In this category, the quilters' names are only presented in kanji, so I have added a close up of the information card for each quilt, but haven't had time to pick through all the names and figure them out. If any of my Japanese friends want to help me, please do! Recycled Japanese fabrics are overwhelmingly the materials of choice in this section. This year…

Detail 2

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