Prolific quilter Reiko Washizawa has written on all forms of quilting, from full-sized star quilts to small quilted goods for babies. She specializes in welcoming the beginner to the world of quilting, and in bringing a contemporary twist to traditional designs.
"...a book dedicated to incorporating your patchwork creations into everyday bags. This will be a great way to bring your creative showpieces around with you since it is quite impossible to bring your quilts wherever you go." -JapaneseSewingBooks.com "...I love the designs in the book...if you are an experienced quilter and sewer, who loves new bag ideas this book is for you." -Crafty Moms Share blog "...it's got all types of quilted bags, which each are so lovely and perfect for gift giving, carrying everyday crafting items, baby items and so much more!" -Test Try Results blog "If you enjoy patchwork and quilting but don't have the patience to make a full-size quilt then this could be just what you're after! This colorful book explains creative ways to incorporate these techniques into bags of all sizes from tiny little pouches to large overnight totes and is a fantastic source of inspiration for textile artists." -Love Sewing magazine "Unique and thoroughly 'user-friendly' in organization and step-by-step presentation, "Patchwork Quilted Bags" is enthusiastically recommended for community library Needlecraft instructional collections." -Midwest Book Review "This tote bag is quick and easy to make. Piecing together multiple octagons in bright colors creates the illusion of lively circles - a Scandinavian style. If you use a subdued color palette, the angles appear more pronounced." -CraftFoxes.com