Category: Takahashi Ayumi

Zakka Along 2.0: Patchwork, Please!

Zakka Along 2.0: Patchwork, Please!
Monday the Zakka Along 2.0: Patchwork, Please! started. The book is brilliant and I've been one of Ayumi Takahashi's fans for a while now, so I decided to join the Sew along. Her blog Pink Penguin is really cool and very followed even though she doesn't post very often. She invents stunning projects and has lots of clear tutorials. The first project is to make Bell Pepper Coasters (Sottobicchieri Pepperoni!). I thought I wasn't goi...Read More

Tiny Pink Penguin Quilt in the Bloggers Quilt Festival

Tiny Pink Penguin Quilt in the Bloggers Quilt Festival
This is my second quilt entry for Amy's Bloggers Quilt Festival. The first is here. I am beyond tickled to be able to share this quilt in the Blogger's Quilt Festival Group Category. This special quilt was made by 30 women. Most of us have never met in person. All of us love Ayumi Takahashi, the generous creator of Pink Penguin blog and most recently Patchwork Please! a must-have Zakka project book.  When my suspicions were confir...Read More

Yuko Takahashi Dance Company Charity Performance

Yuko Takahashi Dance Company Charity Performance
Photo above is from La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, May 17th, 2012 To view the rest of photos, visit my flickr photo gallery, or slideshow. A dance company from Sendai, Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.facebook.com/events/449913475023347/. ...Read More

Niiya Tears It Up With Solo 31:06.67 National Championships Meet Record

Niiya Tears It Up With Solo 31:06.67 National Championships Meet Record
by Brett Larner photos by Mika Tokairin videos by okukon Reaching all-time Japanese #3 for 10000 m with a 30:59.19 at the London Olympics, last year's 5000 m women's national champion Hitomi Niiya (Team Universal Ent.) took her first 10000 m national title in aggressive style June 7 at the first day of the Japanese National Track and Field Championships, lapping the entire field as she soloed a meet record 31:06.67 to secure a place on the...Read More

Ayumi Takahashi

Ayumi Takahashi
You find me in a pink mood, a rare thing pink is not a favourite colour of mine, especially the enforced pink of baby girls.  However pink and red is one of my favourite colour combinations for illustration and graphics. I found amazing quilts this weekend by Ayumi Takahashi, and this one in particular is just perfection, with its almost collage style of inserted printed fabrics, and its retro 1950's design. ...Read More

Ayumi Takahashi

Ayumi Takahashi
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