Kumiko Sudo is an internationally acclaimed quilt and fiber artist. Before moving to the United States in 1985, she was known by quilters and fiber artists throughout Japan for her books and was a popular presenter on Japanese national television. Today, Kumiko's work is in several prestigious public and private collections throughout the United States, including the Museum of American Folk Art in New York City. She designs fabric for In the Beginning. Ms Sudo's books have inspired quilters and artists around the world. Ms. Sudo lives in San Diego, California.