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earlier projects in 2015

This is a sentimental post where I write about the things I have made in the past. I’ve made many mistakes, mostly because I am foolish enough to cut out S pattern, while I’m in reality a MEDIUM. 401 more words

Japanese Sewing Books

teeny baby dress

Our trip to Japan is commencing this Sunday, and one of my husband’s friend just gave birth to a baby girl. So I finally gathered the courage to cut into my treasured nani IRO fabric (yep, the one I got at a discount at Swany in Kamakura). 204 more words

Japanese Sewing Books

stylish party dresses: dress y

I bought this double gauze linen from Swany, a fabric-sewing-diy-craft store in Kamakura, where my husband comes from. I love our yearly visit to Japan, as it gives me the opportunity to touch and admire Nani Iro fabric. 255 more words

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that linen fever

Never thought 3 metres of linen could bring such prolonged joy. Got the fabric at Hangzhou Academy of Art for about US$5/m. I thought the price was well worth it. 140 more words

Japanese Sewing Books

Flared Pullover

The first item of clothing I sewed when I first started “self teaching myself” a few years ago, was from a Japanese pattern. I didn’t know a thing about sewing techniques so I just traced the pattern and guessed my way trough it with the help of the few construction steps that showed on the images. 534 more words

Tops

"She Wears the Pants" - Pom Pom Blouse

Tuttle Publishing has been editing english versions of Japanese Sewing books for a while now. Their collection includes great titles but somehow I never tried them. 392 more words

Knits

Flouncy Sleeves / ヒラヒラ袖

Hello, I am back with another handmade dress using… you guessed it… another Quoi Quoi pattern! :-)

こんにちは。またコアコアさんの型紙を使用してワンピースを作りました!

It’s the same pattern as the one I used for my… 255 more words

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