I love to applique and a quilt like this has been on my bucket list for a long time.
This quilt is a true work of art, and yes, it is mainly aimed at applique enthusiasts as this wild herbarium is composed of dozens of different flowers, cut from a subtle palette of grey and taupes, appliqued directly on a background.
The pattern “Imaginary Garden” was a huge success when it was first published as a three-part series in Quiltmania magazine. As a result of its popularity, it is now available in booklet form!
Check out the detail! The little touches of embroidery enhance every flower.
This booklet is actually a library of many of her designs that she uses to embellish purses and small quilts as well. Just think of the freedom! Add any design, any embroidery, anywhere until the entire background surface is covered! This is a true labor of love.
Yoko Saitois one of my favorite designers. I love the muted fabrics that enhance the nuances of her designs! Checker now has the largest collection of books, patterns AND Lecien Fabrics that I have ever seen. We have just added more to the website and the actual merchandise will be arriving soon.
This Mystery Quilt has hit the top 10 – and it isn’t due to arrive until next month! This is a compilation of patterns that appeared in past Quiltmania magazines.
Check out our website to see the entire collection of everything “Saito”. It has never been easier to create a vignette of her style in your shop. This is a perfect addition to your online store since they have not yet become mainstream!
And now there are also individual patterns which are more affordable and in some cases, a sampling that will entice your customers to do even more!
I don’t know the details yet so, watch your email. Yoko will be doing a book signing in our booth at Houston Quilt Market! I can’t wait to see her!