Japanese Anime Linens presents a completely unique way of looking at the art of Japanese animation, or anime. Vibrant linens with recognizable cartoon characters from popular manga illustrations and anime leap from over 325 dazzling color photographs. The author has assembled an incredible selection of collectible vintage and contemporary textiles, including fabrics, handkerchiefs, yukatas, and appliques - all identified and assigned values. Informative sections on design, color trends, anime fabric resources, and manga events are included. Examples of textile labels help date and identify pieces. An additional craft and decorating section will inspire and delight quilters and home sewers alike. There are many ideas for crafts, along with suggestions on how to incorporate them into your home decor. This book is sure to delight fabric collectors, sewing enthusiasts, designers, fabric historians, and those who simply love Japanese anime and manga.
Anita Yasuda is a teacher and her work has been featured in Edmonton's Child, Faces, Highlights, Homeschooler's Guide, Kahani-A South Asian Literary Magazine, and New Jersey Parent. She lives in Orangeville, Ontario.