I love Japanese embroidery. Like nearly everything out of Japan, it is very very cute. I've (naturally) been especially smitten with Scandinavian Designs: a Japanese Craft Book. (or at least that's how I've seen it translated).
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Wait, what's that? On the left hand side of the last image?
Yup. It's my Sitg Lindberg Prunus cup and saucer it is.
So freaking cute.
I see an Antti Nurmesniemi coffee pot. What other designs do you recognize?
More cute japanese craft books on:
Little Apple Crafts