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The Full Moon Experiment

This is not my usual sewing post. I am lost. Yes, lost. Yet, the truth is I’ve never felt so lost yet exhilarated with the potential of what’s happening. 316 more words


Casual Sweet Clothes jacket N

As soon as I bought Casual Sweet Clothes  by Noriko Sasahara I knew I had to make Jacket N.

It is a braided denim jacket and I thought it would be a really useful addition to my wardrobe. 610 more words


Perfectly plain 'Flared Pullover' blouse - Clean and Natural

Now for an exceptionally simple top!

This is my first ever make from a non-translated Japanese sewing book – and I thought it best to pick something really simple to get a feel how I would go just using diagrams – no instructions! 713 more words

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Self Drafted Postmark Skirt & "Stylish Skirt" Giveaway

When I said “Yes!” to reviewing “Stylish Skirts”, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I thought this was a typical Japanese sewing book but it wasn’t. 627 more words


A Flutter Sleeve T-Shirt from Casual Sweet Clothes

AKA The Everyday Caped Crusader Tshirt!

This book was reviewed on a few blogs recently – and I wasn’t totally convinced. Then I went to Sydney for Frocktails, visited the most amazing bookshop… flipped through it and I had to have it. 1,462 more words

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Sew Japanese Day.5 / Talk About Yuki Araki Featuring Courtney And Marta

I can’t believe today is the last day of my first time ever sewing series! Phew. It was fast and a bit hard for me to write a post everyday but sure was fun to see my fellow bloggers’ creations from Japanese Sewing Books everyday! 1,631 more words


Sew Japanese Day.4 / Talk about Mayuko Murata Featuring Marisa

It’s already Day.4 of Sew Japanese!

Today we have fantastic Marisa (thirtynine) who might have sewn more Japanese patterns than me :) She made two garments from this book, “ 1,157 more words