This was the last of my series of Japanese inspired quilts. The name, Aotsuki, means “blue moon.” This was designed for my husband and me, and is on our bed now. It is a king sized monster of a quilt, and is of strip quilt design. The most striking visual elements are blue squares with … Continue reading Aotsuki


Here is the only picture I snapped of the quilt for Sarah, in my rush to get numerous quilts done for Christmas gift giving. The fabrics (tenugui) were purchased in Tokyo. These fabrics are traditionally used as head coverings under the helmet when sparring in kendo, the Japanese sword martial art. My husband and daughters … Continue reading Sakura