Shoulder Gather Dress

Size: M

The featured project is created with Trefle Cucito, a charming soft and fluffy double gauze fabric. With buttons in the front, it can also be stylishly worn as a long jacket when you leave the buttons open.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
 P45300-302C


Materials:
□ Outer fabric: 108cm widex350cm
□ Fusible interfacing: 90cmx30cm
□ Button: Ten pieces (1.1cm wide)

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Click here for Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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Drawstring Bag

Size: 30cm (l) 24cm (w – at the top) 6cm (d)

This drawstring bag will make a perfect accompaniment for your outing during this balmy season. The fabric, line drawing, features a simple line drawing illustration against a white background, and has the right level of casual feel without being too cute. The many fabric loops made with the spare fabric can work in lieu of metal rings to complete the bag.

Design & Work:Mioko Sugino


Fabric shown for this sample: line drawing P45700-701A Canvas


Materials:
□ Fabric (Outer fabric a, Lining fabric): 110cm wide×40cm
(Outer fabric b, Loop, Stopper): 90cm×30cm
□ Rope: 2m (1cm diameter)

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We interviewed Mioko about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
Clean and playful pen drawings of buildings make such an impression. The design is lovely yet not overly cute. Taking advantage of its character, I wanted to make a bag for a grown up.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The solid navy in the same color of the drawing makes the bag look sharp.
The rope handle drawstring bag is perfect for the upcoming season.
You can substitute the metal rings by using many fabric loops.

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KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
The rope frays easily, so wrap tape around the edge tightly before putting it through the loop.
To avoid further fraying and for ease of mind, secure the tied knots by applying a craft bond.

KF: How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
A child can enjoy it as a backpack, and a grown up can carry it over the shoulder with two handles. The simple design goes so well with any kind of casual fashion.

KF: Thank you very much, Mioko! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!

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Tissue Box case

15cm (h) 37cm (w, opening) 24cm (bottom) 13cm (d)

A lively looking fabric from the Real Printe series is turned into a tissue box case. The fabric’s design features randomly placed license plates and sign boards. This dual-purpose case can also be used as a CD storage box, making it useful for organizing the clutter in any room.

Design & Work: Kanae Nakayama


Fabric shown for this sample: (Outer fabric)Real Printe P46000-601A Canvas


Materials:
□ Fabric (Outer fabric): 110cm wide×30cm
(Lining fabric): 40cm×60cm
□ Snap: Two pairs (1cm diameter)

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We interviewed Kanae about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The design features stylish plates and sign boards, the motif that is perfect for DIY activity that is currently considered trendy. It was fun thinking about which part of the design to use.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
You can quickly make this simple design case as it does not have an opening for turning and no hand stitching is needed. The fabrics around the opening has four layers so it can maintain a solid shape without a core board.

KF: How should we use this case in everyday situations?
While it is primarily a tissue box case, it can be used as a clutter organizer by opening a snap.

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It also serves as a CD storage.
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KF: Thank you very much, Kanae! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!

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Two Way Bucket Bag

Size: 27cm (l) 18cm (bottom diameter)

Despite its small size, this bucket-style bag can hold many going-out necessities such as a wallet and cell phone. The main part of the bag uses a bright african color, a fabric that has such vivid fluorescent color tones. The bag has a proper style and comes in a simple yet solid #6 canvas. The handle is adjustable with snap buttons and it adds a nice twist to the creation. By attaching a strand of chain, you can turn this into a shoulder bag.

Design & Work: Yui Tamaki


Fabric shown for this sample:P46100-100ASheeting


Materials:
□ Fabric (Pocket, Opening fabric): 70cm×50cm
(Panel, Bottom (#6 Canvas)): 80cm×30cm
□ PP Band (PolyproPylene band): 50cm (2.5cm wide)
□ One sided stitched leather cord: 14cm (0.8cm diameter)
□ Hemp cord: 1.2m
□ One touch Plasnap button (plastic snap button): two pairs (1.4cm diameter)

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We interviewed Yui about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?


The fluorescent color caught my eyes. I really like its color and design combination. I wanted to make something that is versatile and can be used often from spring to fall.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
This trendy bucket-style bag is just the right size to carry. It has enough space for your everyday items like a wallet, cell phone and pen case. The contents can be covered and a handy pocket is placed outside. The handle length is adjustable with snap buttons. By attaching a strand of chain, you can turn this into a shoulder bag.

KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
While the #6 canvas fabric has a slightly rough texture, it goes perfectly well with the african color and can create a proper look. When sewing together the round bottom and the bag top, I recommend taking extra steps by using sewing clips or basting for a clean round finish.

KF:How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
It serves as a nice accent when coordinated with a simple style of clothing. The size of this bag is so perfect that it makes you want to use it every day!

KF: Thank you very much, Yui! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!

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Smock for Grown-ups

Size:M 

The featured smock for grown-ups is comfortable to wear with a loosely-designed neckline and armhole. The wide-open chest line allows you to put it on and take it off easily. It will be fun to enjoy it as part of a layered look, combining it with a T-shirt or a tunic.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


使用した布:
 H11600-600B Double Gauze


Materials:
□ Double gauze: 108cm wide x 155cm
□ Embroidery thread: As needed

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Click here for Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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