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new japanese craft books

Kari and I had a great time in Chicago. Kari made this lovely soft fleece tree scarf for me, accessorized with a Crafty Ginger tsumami kanzashi flower snap – yay! She also gave me some gorgeous grey fuzzy yarn, which I know I’ll be able to make good use of πŸ˜‰

We went to the Sanseido bookstore in the Mitsuwa Japanese marketplace . If you’re in Chicago I highly recommend you check it out if you love Japanese craft books (and who doesn’t?) – they had a wide selection and the prices were very reasonable. I managed to restrict myself to buying three:

ISBN 9784529039017 (cute stuffed toy patterns)

ISBN 4277490239 (crochet motifs)

ISBN 9784277490405 (pretty patchwork)

Beautiful, inspirational books! And all 3 for only $20 πŸ™‚

6 Comments »

  1. Rina said

    Score! All those books look like so much fun.

  2. Just like to say thanks for introducing Mitsuwa, which I’ve now marked as a must-see & must-go place in Chicago! πŸ™‚ Clara

  3. Felicia said

    Those books look fantastic!

  4. Rayleen said

    I love the middle book, I think I’d have fun with those. I hope you enjoy them, and can’t wait to see what you make!

  5. mell said

    luv it! plese list the patterns if possible

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