Soft-cover, pocket-size book (4.25″ X 5.75″, 10.5cm X 15cm) of traditional Japanese patterns in both English and Japanese. Designed by Kurenai-kai Japan on 2007, contains 272 pages

The line drawings for embroidery designs are categorized by motifs such as seasonal birds and flowers, distinctive circular designs, scrolling flowers and plants, and geometrical patterns. It is an excellent source for designs that can be applied in a variety of art and craft genres.

This indispensable collection of designs explores new expressions and includes commentary on traditional embroidery techniques. It is hoped that the highly original designs in this volume will provide enjoyment as well as creative inspiration for many readers.