A brief primer on kimono fabrics, uses and care If you are unfamiliar with kimono fabrics in general, first off I'd like to point out that they are an entirely different animal than anything you'd pick up in a...
Simple, educational and inspiring Japanese quilt book
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Raised in China as the child of missionaries, Kitty Pippen has a solid grasp of Asian fabric craft. Now residing on the Pacific coast of the US, she continues to find inspiration in the variety of Japanese fabr... read full review
I picked this book up to learn more about the fabrics I handle every day in my business, and learned more than I had bargained for. Tamara Hareven brings the reader right into the workshops and homes of the wea... read full review
This is one of the first books to pick up if you want to learn how to wear a kimono yourself. The format is fairly simple, it starts with color photos of people in kimono (mostly women, but men and children als... read full review
On the surface this may seem like a dry, interesting-only-to-architects sort of book, but don't be fooled. Translated into English from the original Japanese text, the dry wit and wisdom of Atsushi Ueda... read full review
I picked up this book to help me decipher much of the Japanese text I work with in my business, and it has really helped. With simple imagery and playful mnemonics, hiragana and katakana (the more basic forms o... read full review