Happy Home Made Vol 1
Japanese craft books are loved the world over for their beautiful and practical design, unique aesthetic, and their clear, meticulous and educational instruction. Translated into English for the first time, Happy Homemade Vol. 1 contains 20 projects for beautiful apparel designed in Japan. Elegant and loose-fitting, the pieces in this book are designed to be worn in any season and are suitable for women of all ages. The easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by detailed diagrams and gorgeous full-colour photographs. The full-sized pull-out pattern sheets have been adapted for Western sizing and run from AU 6 - 16.
Happy Homemade Sew Chic
Sew your own stylish clothes with this fabulous sewing book. Are you a DIY sewer, with a passion for Japanese style? Look no further, Happy Homemade: Sew Chic is the Japanese Sewing book you've been waiting for—all new simple and timeless creations of Yoshiko Tsukiori, popular Japanese fashion designer and author of The Stylish Dress Book, now available in English in the United States. Happy Homemade: Sew Chic features 20 flexible sewing patterns that boast authentic Japanese style created simply—by you. Sew-your-own pants, tops, dresses and skirts will add that sought-after Japanese flair to your wardrobe. Simple lines make these garments perfect for women of all ages and all sizes. This book includes a complete western-sized sewing pattern for each design that is easily adjusted to fit your body form. The clear, concise diagrams and simple instructions allow you to create your own unique style with ease and confidence. Sewing designs include: Tunic Dress with Lace Blouse with Front Tucks Box Tunic Straight-cut Tiered Skirt Straight-cut Sarouel Pants Smock Dress with Puff Sleeves And many more… Whether you're a sewing maven or an aspiring novice, Happy Homemade: Sew Chic is your ultimate guide in transforming fabric to fabulous!
Stylish Dress Book
Japanese craft books are loved the world over for their beautiful and practical design, unique aesthetic, and their clear, meticulous and educational instruction. Translated into English for the first time, Stylish Dress Book contains 26 projects for beautiful dresses and blouses. Elegant and loose-fitting, the pieces in this book are designed to be worn in any season and are suitable for women of all ages. The easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by detailed diagrams and gorgeous full-colour photographs. The full-sized pattern sheets have been adapted for Western sizing and run from AU 6 - 16. IMPORTANT CORRECTION: Correction: The sleeve pattern piece for Dress Y, pictured p. 34, How to Make p. 82, is missing from the pattern sheet. Clik the link in the left side navigation pane to download the Y Sleeve pattern piece.
Carefree Clothes for Girls
Includes patterns and instructions to make twenty items of clothing for little girls, including aprons, pants, hats, dresses, and skirts.
Stylish Dress Book
Stylish Dress Book features a selection of beautiful clothes that you can wear every day. Using simple shapes and individual details, this book shows you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration of going to the mall and finding racks of identikit clothes in cheap fabrics, this book offers a fabulous homemade alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY fashion is the best way to be stylish. What makes these Japanese sewing books different from other guides on the market is the simplicity of the projects. The instructions come through a series of simple, step-by-step diagrams, so the sequence of construction is easy to follow. The book also includes four actual-size patterns. Choose from 26 different garments and then set to work to make your own unique outfit.
This sewing book shows you how to create your own feminine wardrobe, full of super-cute dresses and tops. The clothing features wonderful, exaggerated bows and elegant frills to give you a uniquely feminine look. There are three themed chapters—town, party, and resort—containing stylish clothes to take you effortlessly from the city to the beach. The visual, stepby- step instructions are easy to follow, and will enable you to make any of the 21 projects with ease. A paper pattern is included in the back of the book.
Draping is the art of using cotton muslin to create a fashion design directly on a mannequin. It is an essential skill for fashion designers. In this book, Karolyn Kiisel presents a series of step-by-step projects, creating real garments in classic styles, that are designed to develop skills from the most basic to more advanced techniques. Starting with the basics of choosing and preparing the dress form for draping, the book advances through pinning, trimming, and clipping, and creating shape using darts and tucks, to adding volume using pleats and gathers, and handling complex curves. Advanced skills include how to use support elements such as shoulder pads, under layers, and petticoats, and how to handle bias draping. The book culminates with a chapter on improvisational skills. Each skill and technique throughout the book is explained through specially commissioned step-bystep photographs and line drawings that bring the art of creating womenswear in three dimensions to life.
Sweet Dress Book
Fresh from Bunka, the Japanese publisher of Pattern Magic and Drape Drape, comes this stylish book for home sewers. Sweet Dress Book comes with six patterns you can use to make 23 different stylish outfits. An entire wardrobe in one little book! From these simple patterns, Yoshiko Tsukiori has created a collection of beautiful garments that you can easily make yourself, including blouses, camisoles, shifts, kimonos, coats, dresses, pants, and playsuits. These easy-to-follow patterns present a variety of designs and techniques that you can choose to incorporate, such as French sleeves, darts, straight-cut designs, and raglan sleeves, along with stylish detailing such as shirring and ruffles.
Stylish Dress Book
Stylish Dress Book features an A to Z of cool tops and tunic dresses that you can wear anywhere. Using simple shapes and individual details, the book shows you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration of going to the mall and finding racks of identikit clothes in cheap fabrics, this book will offer a fabulous home made alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY fashion is the only way to be stylish.
I Am Cute Dresses
25 easy-to-make and wear dresses! Start sewing simple and adorable dresses that you'll love to wear. You don't need complicated patterns to make these 25 easy, loose, and effortlessly stylish garments. Each of these dresses is designed from basic, simple shapes that require no difficult or advanced tailoring, and will be flattering on everyone. You just need the basic template for each dress, and then you can adjust the width using an included formula, and length by simply raising or dropping the hemline. These easy-to-sew and easy-to-fit cute dresses will quickly become staples in your wardrobe.