More to explore:
the poetry of material things
Beautiful hand stitched details - International Quilt Festival - Tokyo
Japanese quilt -Tokyo International Quilt Festival 2010
Nostalgia by Kayoko Watanabe - from 2010 Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival
Original Design Quilt Category, 3rd prize
light on the water quilt-possible pattern for our bed quilt!
A little research reveals - Audaciously Embedded (in spite of my better judgement) by Alison Davies..... Made of recycled fabric including shirts and boxer shorts. Machine pieced, hand quilted. Amazing!!
Japanese quilt, artist unknown
From the 2012 Tokyo International Quilt Festival
from the Festival of Quilts 2010 Flickr.com--A great idea if you have any doilies from your family or pick some up at flea markets and antiques stores
Tokyo International Quilt Festival
Tokyo International Quilt Festival 2007
Traditional Quilt Category ~ 2012 Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival. Photo by Jan/Be*mused. Gorgeous color palette.
Love the way the rings interlock. 2010 Tokyo International Quilt Festival. Photo by Be*mused [Jan B.], via Flickr.
A great reverse-applique "mola" quilt by Fumiko Nakayama, photographed at Japan Quilt Festival by Be*mused, on her flickr stream could be a tempera batik idea
detail, japanese quilt