Quilted Bags & Gifts is a beautiful collection of bags, pouches and accessories designed for quilters who love to create handmade gifts. All 36 projects use basic techniques, and can be made in a weekend. All of the essential patchwork, applique, quilting and finishing techniques are provided at the beginning of the book, and full-size, fold-out templates are provided at the back. Readers will be inspired by Akemi Shibata's unique 'Elegant de Kawaii' style, which combines taupe fabrics with colourful prints. With an astounding range of projects to choose from, quilters will love the selection of tote bags, handbags, sewing cases, coin purses, tapestries and much more.
Akemi Shibata is one of Japan's leading quilt designers. Known for her unique and elegant style, she is the author of several books. She owns a quilt shop in Tokyo and holds workshops and lectures.