Reiko Kato has captured the hearts of quilters and patch makers around the globe and in her new book with Quiltmania Editions, mentor and students collaborate to honor this magical symbol – the heart. This compilation is the perfect book for all levels. 37 clever and adorable projects, varying from mini cushions to wall hangings to decorative projects, are just waiting for your creative hands. Appliqué, piecing, embroidery, lace, buttons and much more! With so many fun designs to choose from, friends and family are guaranteed a heartfelt gift! « By blending my favorite blocks with appliqué motifs, I obtain a certain style of quilt — my own, personal take on a sampler. »Reiko Kato is one of the most prolific, Japanese quilters and teachers of our time. She discovered heirloom quilts during her early trips to the United States, at a time when quilts from the US were very popular in Japan. Reiko was immediately hooked, meticulously studying the different blocks and patterns assembled together by hand. Out of these stories, Reiko imagined new ones. Known for her Sunbonnet Sue character, she has created an entire patchwork universe for this captivating personality and her friends. Her books have been published in numerous languages and often at the heart of each one is her faithful companion. In this edition, her students have been asked to join Reiko on this new adventure, creating an ensemble of projects that you are guaranteed to fall in love with!