Asian Elegance: Quilting with Japanese Fabrics and More by Kitty Pippen

By Kitty Pippen

Obtained a keenness for unique materials? characteristic the materials of Japan, Polynesia, and Hawaii on your subsequent cover! This proficient mother-daughter staff stocks their love of surprising materials in exceptional designs.
• examine the simplest how you can use appealing, daring materials in 9 step by step projects
• holiday the normal ideas of layout by means of twiddling with asymmetry, area, and movement
• Get inventive by means of combining numerous cloth types, from stylish kimono silks to colourful tropical prints.

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RND 3: Join color B into any ch-2 corner sp, ch 3, work (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into corner sp, * ch 1, work 3 dc into ch-1 sp, ch 1, work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2 corner sp; rep from * twice more, ch 1, work 3 dc into ch-1 sp, ch 1, join with a sl st into top of beg ch-3. Sl st across the next 2 sts and into the corner sp. RND 4: Ch 3, work (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into corner sp, * ch 1, [work 3 dc into ch-1 sp, ch 1] twice, work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2 corner sp; rep from * twice more, ch 1, [work 3 dc into ch-1 sp, ch 1] twice, join with a sl st into top of beg ch-3.

Loop With color C, ch 12, join with a sl st to form a ring. RND 1: Ch 1, work 22 sc into ring, join with a sl st into first sc. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. finishing Using tail, sew Loop in upper corner of pot holder. Weave in ends. Block if desired. Color Commentary from Sarah London Mixing cool and warm colors, as I have in these pot holders, often results in a interesting palette. Bring cool and warm colors from your kitchen décor together in your own set of pot holders.

Sl st across the next 2 sts and into the corner sp. RND 8: Ch 3, work (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into corner sp, * ch 1, [work 3 dc into ch-1 sp, ch 1] 6 times, work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2 corner sp; rep from * twice more, ch 1, [work 3 dc into ch-1 sp, ch 1] 6 times, join with a sl st into top of beg ch-3. Sl st across the next 2 sts and into the corner sp. Fasten off A. For the remainder of the cushion, work in granny square patt as set, changing colors as follows: RNDS 9–12: Color B RNDS 13–16: Color C RNDS 17–20: Color B RNDS 21–28: Color A RNDS 29–31: Color C back Work as for Front, using color D throughout.

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