Posts tagged ‘keiko goke’

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Yuwa

{ All photos by Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread } As you know Yuwa is one of the essential stops at Quilt Market because it’s difficult to find out about their new releases outside of market. Ellen was as enamoured with the Cotorienne collection by Anyan as I am, and took pictures of [...]

More Textile-y Ways to Help Japan

Master quilter and Yuwa fabric designer Keiko Goke is from Sendai, Japan, and while she is OK, she and her friends have a lot of trials ahead. Liza at let me know that they are going to be giving all the profits from the 2011 sales of her fabrics to her. Seven Islands, the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010 – Yuwa / Kei

Text fabrics seemed to be the theme at the Yuwa / Kei booth this season! Kelly of Superbuzzy tells me they apologized for the “mistakes” in the English but we all hope that will never change. Besides, when you incorporate text fabrics into your projects, it’s about the graphics, not the content, right? I promised [...]

Japanese Fabric of the Week: Keiko Goke

Keiko Goke is a very well known and well loved quilt artist. She counts the Kaffe Fassett Collective amongst her fans, and when I talked with Liza Prior Lucy at the Fall 2009 Quilt Market, she sent me straight away to see Ms. Goke’s debut collection from Yuwa. It’s a gorgeous collection, so reflective of [...]