"Omiyage" is the Japanese word for gift. Bestselling author Kumiko Sudo creates 45 exquisite handmade gifts in fabric, each with a flair that is uniquely Japanese. Easy-to-follow patterns, beautiful photographs, and colorful step-by-step drawings help the projects come together quickly--many in less than an hour. Whether they are created in kimono silks or in contemporary cottons, these tiny boxes, purses, decorative toys, incense pouches, and good luck charms all make delightful gifts. This beautiful book invites you to discover the Japanese art of gift giving. In forty-three original designs, celebrated crafts author Kumiko Sudo combines surprisingly simple techniques with exquisite colors and fabrics. Beautiful color photographs capture the delicacy and detail that make each gift unique. All projects are presented with complete, step-by-step directions and easy-to-follow drawings. Simple origami-in-fabric techniques transform scraps of cotton or silk into irresistible gifts.