Monday, 29 April 2013

Origami Kimono family!

We just made Origami Kimono mum and kid.

Tiny and pretty mini Origami Kimono broaches are available here.

Handmade and only one for you.

Matching colour with black bias tapes

Another great example of colour assembly of Liberty Tana lawns for Liberty beads bag.
White/Pink look pretty good with black bias tapes.

Happy quilting

Patchwork Mariko

Sunday, 28 April 2013

A bit of oriental taste!

This big tapestry was finished today by one of my students. Great job done around those curvy lines although we often find it very difficult to saw.

The assembly of the fabrics has a good Japanese taste too.

Happy quilting


Friday, 26 April 2013

Mariko's class today from Kumamoto: Ikeko Tapestry

I am very happy to see one of my students' work today. She has been working on Ikeko tapestry with different colour scheme. Isn't that great!?

She has been using Liberty Tana lawn fabrics and Kaffe Fassetts and Ikeko Tapestry patterns and kits are available here!!

Get inspired and make your own design. Please show us your work if you already have Mariko's patchwork products. 

happy quilting

Mariko's Patchwork Class in Kumamoto Japan: What we made today

Mariko's Patchwork class in Japan: We will introduce what Mariko's teaching in her daily classes in Kumamoto Japan.

Today we made some new designed Macaroon cases with some laces attached to them. Attaching a little tassel making it look more elegant!

You can make your own macaroon cases here.

Happy quilting
Mariko Japan

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Craft and Quilt Fair Perth 22-26 May

Craft and Quilt Fair Perth: May 22-26
Download the preview magazine and check our new products here!

We are looking forward to visiting Perth and enjoying beautiful sunny days!

Thank you for visiting AQC 2013

Thank you for visiting our stand at AQC2013! We had great time spending some quality time with so many lovely quilters!

Our artist Mariko had a great time too.

Although the weather was not great as we expected, we had so many people visited our stand every day.

Our Make and take workshop was very popular every day!

Stay tuned for our next craft fair; Craft and Quilt Fair Perth

 Happy quilting


Monday, 15 April 2013

Thank you for visiting Craft Alive Shepparton

We had a great show in Shepparton. We would like to say thank you to our lovely customers who visited our stand.

The top three popular Mariko products at Craft Alive in Shepparton: (drum rolls)

The 3rd: Sato Bag

This newest colourful quilted bags just attracted many people in our stand and they could not resist just looking at those for a while. Kit and patterns are available at upcoming shows.

The 2nd: Cha Pin Cushion

The workshop went well and everyone stopped to say how cute these mini cushions are when they saw them.

The 1st: Koro koro pouch

Just enjoy making these practical koro pouch and many colour choices for the zippers. Come early to our stand at AQC to secure yours.

Thank you and see you at AQC this week.