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More quilts from Japan

More quilts from Japan

June 6, 2010 | Japan, quilts | No Comments

Standing panels in finely matched fabrics. This is the artist but I have since lost her name. These were very large textile installation pieces,...

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There were some ordinary quilts… but I didn’t take pictures of those ones

There were some ordinary quilts… but I didn’t take pictures of those ones

There were even some ordinary quilts at the Tokyo Quilt show… but I didn’t take pictures of those ones…

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Chunky hand quilting gives great bite to art quilt

Chunky hand quilting gives great bite to art quilt

One of my favorites. I love this thick cotton and the chunky hand quilting with what looks like crochet cotton. I love the randomness...

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Martial arts fighter made of postage sized squares

Martial arts fighter made of postage sized squares

This large quilt was made up of tiny postage size squares to create this large figure on martial arts fighter. Even the money is...

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Subtle fabric shifts in Japanese quilts

Subtle fabric shifts in Japanese quilts

I am not a traditional quilter by any means but I used to go to International Quilt Market every year with my Pavelka Design...

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Tokyo Quilt Show, from traditional to contemporary

Tokyo Quilt Show, from traditional to contemporary

So much to take in. Art quilts from abstract to figurative to these extremely fine traditional kimonos were on display. These carefully dyed kimonos...

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