Author and professional designer Trice Boerens unleashes the tranquil elegance of the Easy, in Japanese Quilt Decor. Contemporary sewers are encouraged to devour a taste of the Orient, adding a touch of Japanese flair to their home decor, incorporating the luxurious distinctive look of these geometric designs in quilts, pillows, wall hangings, and scrolls. Keeping the ease and versatility of Western techniques, these 17 projects challenge the conventional ideas of an art form born in the imperial courts, the art of coordinating patterns. Familiar building blocks such as the log cabin square and the four patch square combine with dramatic cottons and silk blends to create stunning quilts and accent pieces. Using traditional patchwork and hand applique techniques, kimonos, cranes, and fans are pieced together for stunning simplistic compositions.