“I’m Turning Japanese” – Original Japanese Kimono Quilt Design

Kimono quilt design

Last Updated on 04/01/21 by Rose Palmer

Original Quilt Design – This design takes it’s inspiration from the many beautiful Kimonos I have seen on my trips to Japan.

I used a Japanese themed panel for the focus design of the body of the Kimono. To complement the panel, I used a half square triangle design that looks like the shape of a crane; using complimentary Japanese style fabrics.

Longarm quilted by Quilts Everlasting.

Photographed in Tenjuan gardens which are part of the Nanzen-ji temple complex in eastern Kyoto.

Finalist – 2016 Quilt and Sewing Fest of New Jersey

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Japan inspired kimono quilt