The next breathtaking release in our coffee-table book series is here (+ giveaway!)

We are so excited to share with you the fifth title from our popular coffee-table book series! In it, you’ll experience the magnificent work of one of the world’s most esteemed quilt artists.

Yoko Saito through the Years

Yoko Saito through the Years is a retrospective of the distinguished career of Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito. Her history unfolds in dozens of spectacular photographs, revealing her astonishing patchwork and appliqué creations up close like never before.

From Yoko Saito through the Years

This keepsake hardcover volume spotlights snippets about Ms. Saito’s fascinating artistic journey, in her own words.

From Yoko Saito through the Years

An in-depth look at Ms. Saito’s spectacular quilts and bags celebrates 40 years of her illustrious career. Each piece is featured in photography that reveals the tiny stitches, the subtle hues, and the surprising details that make her work a joy to study. Every page will take your breath away!

From Yoko Saito through the Years

Marvel at hundreds of fabrics, thousands of embroidery stitches, and Ms. Saito’s stunning appliqué—all sewn to perfection.

From Yoko Saito through the Years

Give yourself a true treat for your creativity: the opportunity to explore the history of a legendary quilt artist. (Patterns not included.)

Basket Tree by Yoko Saito
Basket Tree

Woods of Green by Yoko Saito
Woods of Green

Mystery Quilt by Yoko Saito
Mystery Quilt

Here’s a portion of one review from a lifelong Yoko Saito fan:

“I have almost every single pattern book Yoko Saito has published, both in Japanese and in English or French. So what would this book offer me that I didn’t already have? Well . . . so much more! Let me explain why. You can see each entire quilt, with text in which Yoko Saito explains the quilt’s story. And then the show starts! There are detailed photos of the quilts, getting closer and closer, giving you a sense of Yoko Saito’s amazing handwork, hand appliqué, and hand quilting. These photos give you the opportunity to see the texture of the fabrics used. When looking at the photos in this book, I have the same feeling I had when seeing Yoko Saito’s quilts for real! Her work gives me goosebumps! I’ve never seen so many details and close-up photos in any other book.” (You can read David’s full review here.)

Gathered Handbag by Yoko Saito
Gathered Handbag

Not sure what to get your best quilting buddy for Christmas? Want to surprise a creative soul you know with an indulgent gift? Need fresh gift ideas for the creative people in your life—or a special gift of inspiration just for you? Look no further. Yoko Saito through the Years will have you covered—from cover to cover!

From Yoko Saito through the Years
A collection of detail photos from the book

We have a copy of Yoko Saito through the Years to give away along with a beautiful collection of Yoko Saito Centenary fabrics from our friends at Lecien Fabrics! One winner will receive an Origami Square (10″ precut squares) and two Sushi Rolls (2½" precut strips). Lecien even included a beautiful embroidery pattern designed by Yoko Saito!

Yoko Saito through the YearsAre you feeling lucky? To enter the drawing, tell us in the comments:

Yoko Saito: fanatical fan, enthusiastic admirer, or new to her work?

We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck! And if you can’t wait to own a copy of Yoko Saito through the Years, you can order one today at our website, ShopMartingale.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing. The winner is Kay, who says:

“I am new to her work. Absolutely stunning and beautiful details!”

We’ll email you about your prize, Kay—congratulations!



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