okan means “mom” in Japanese

mother/daughter duo

patricia & victoria

luscious

japanese yukata cotton

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okan arts gallery

curated quilt collection

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online with patricia

creativity & complex curves workshop

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SASHIKO 2 SEWING MACHINE

a hand-stitched look by machine

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patricia’s book

east-meets-west quilts

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podcasts featuring okan arts

Collecting Culture Liz Logan interviews Patricia about Okan Arts’ over-the-top yukata cotton collection, the role of yukata cotton in Japanese culture, and finding textile treasures in Japan. [25:33 minutes] +listen now

Modern Sewceity Stephanie Kendron chats with Patricia about her new book and her different approach to quilt making, especially adding modern facings. [01:16:44 minutes, Patricia starts at 4:05] +listen now

Pat Sloan Pat talks with Patricia about discovering yukata cottons in Japan and using them in her quilt projects. [53:57 minutes, Patricia starts at 13:55] +listen now