Synopses & Reviews
Internationally acclaimed quilt and fiber artist Kumiko Sudo translates techniques designed to create extraordinary shapes from paper to a new mediumand#8212;fabric. Crafters are shown how to effortlessly fold fabric into wonderful new designs, adding dimension and sophistication to any sewing or home decoration project. Patterns for 24 simple yet stylish projects are included for using the flower origami to create such things as exquisite purses, totes, gift boxes, needle cases, and even a cell phone holder. While some of the designs are enhanced with colorful beads, ribbons, or tiny mother-of-pearl, others require no embellishments at all. Clear directions, step-by-step drawings, and full-size templates for every design make it easy for anyone to re-create the projects to perfection with only novice sewing skills.
and#8220;Watching Kumiko Sudo as she demonstrates how to fold, pinch, and twist a scrap of fabric into a flower is a singular experience . . . her fingers make fabric magic!and#8221; and#8212;McCalland#8217;s Quilting
and#8220;Kumiko Sudo is a maverick with a body of work that is astounding for its range and workmanship.and#8221; and#8212;The Quilter
Acclaimed quilt and fiber artist Kumiko Sudo translates techniques designed to create extraordinary shapes from paper to a new medium--fabric. Patterns for 24 simple yet stylish projects are featured for purses, totes, gift boxes, and more. Design templates included.
About the Author
is a quilt and fiber artist whose work appears in several prestigious collections, including the Museum of American Folk Art in New York City. She is the author of Folded Flowers
, and Fabled Flowers
. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.