Patricia Belyea - The Alluring World of Japanese Yukata Quilts Join Patricia Belyea took us on a virtual tour of the Tokyo Quilt Festival. Then we got swept away to a chusen-dyeing workshop with elaborate hand-dyeing process. Patricia finished with a trunk show of her quilts made with Japanese cottons and talks about how the fabrics inspired her quilt compositions. Bio: A creative quilt maker, speaker and teacher, Patricia co-owns Okan Arts wit her daughter Victoria. The small family business imports vintage Japanese textiles for adventuresome quilters. Patricia is the author of East-Meets-West Quilts, a book about making improv quilts with Japanese fabrics.