Hummingbird Kimono Lap Quilt
An embroidered hummingbird and Japanese motifs adorn vintage Yukata cotton and kimono textiles from Japan. These textiles are high quality cotton. Kimono fabric is indigo and white with Japanese lettering.
A Japanese Gardener lingers in the corner from a special-order designer panel from an exclusive Home Decor shop
A dragon motif blue and silver poly silk is used for the binding and a floral back prepares for a warm and cozy nap.
This piece measures 50 by 37 inches and is still available on Etsy at Pink Tulip Quilting.
My go-to place for Yukata cotton is Okan Arts. Okan Arts sources vintage textiles from across the Japanese islands — luscious yukata cottons and remarkable kimono wools. Their West Coast business imports vintage textiles from Japan, runs quilting workshops, leads tours to Japan, and offers quilts by Patricia in its online gallery.
Floral motifs are popular on yukata cottons for women. Brighter patterns are worn by young girls; duller ones by married women. A yukata is an unlined cotton summer kimono, worn in casual settings such as summer festivals and to nearby bathhouses.
The perfect weight for quilting, yukata cottons add an extraordinary essence to any project. Yukata cotton are manufactured for kimono construction. The fabric patterns, from classic indigo & white geometrics to vividly bold florals and abstracts, inspire and enchant. Floral motifs are popular on yukata cottons for women. Brighter patterns are worn by young girls; duller ones by married women. Artisans add watercolor effects to the petals and leaves of flowers on yukata cottons with their masterful mixing of dye colors.