Monthly Archives: June 2018

Body Bag

Size: about 28cm (l) about 20cm (w) about 10cm (d)  

The body bag is perfect for a casual outing. Even a mannish style bag becomes cute in this pink laminated fabric with cherry motifs from the SIMPLY GOLD series.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
YK51070-1C(Laminated fabric)


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric (Laminated Fabric): 110cm wide × 50cm
□ Lining Fabric: 110cm wide × 50cm
□ Zipper: 30cm x 1
□ Flat tape: 25mm wide × 50cm
□ Square ring: 25mm wide x 1
□ Rectangle buckle: 25mm wide x 1

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

Size: about 10cm (l) x about 14cm (w) x about 8cm (d)

Perfect for carrying cosmetic items, this round pouch is useful inside your purse for everyday use or for travelling. The featured fabric is from the cosmic jewelry series with sparkling constellations and jewelry pieces as design motifs. It will be fun to make pouches in different color variations using refreshing white or black that accentuates stars of the evening sky.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
YJ71030-2C


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: 110cm wide x 20cm
□ Lining Fabric: 110cm wide x 20cm
□ Fusible interfacing: 90cm wide x 20cm
□ Zipper (20cm): One piece

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Click here for Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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cocca has launched etsy shop

cocca, the direct store for Kokka has launched its very own etsy shop on the 1st of June!

The online shop carries original fabrics by cocca as well as a selection of good quality print fabrics made in Japan .
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The range includes Organic Gauze in 14 assorted colors in popular demand, which can be purchased at an affordable price at the etsy shop.
Check out cocca’s new etsy shop through the link below.
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Dress with French Sleeves

Size: Dress (for 100cm height) Length (at back center) 53.5cm
Elastic Ribbon about 4cm (l) about 11cm (w)

An extremely adorable kid’s dress is the featured project. Made with double gauze fabric from the Trefle Cuchito series, it is a dress that can be enjoyed for three seasons throughout spring, summer and fall. For a hot summer day, the dress is perfect by itself, or it can be layered with an inner T-shirt or a cardigan on cooler days.

Design & Work: Naomi Nohara(lepolepo)


Fabric shown for this sample:YK51030-1A


Materials:
□ Fabric: 110cm wide × 1.2m
□ Button: One piece (1.3cm diameter)
□ Hair tie elastic: One piece (4cm diameter)

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We interviewed Naomi about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
Soft color tones and print design make a perfect combination for kid’s clothing. Utilizing the double gauze’s texture and the look of the pattern, I came up with a dress with a sense of fluffiness. The butterflies in the lamé print design is also lovely.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The dress in double gauze fabric keep you cool in summer. For fall and winter, it also keeps you warm as the fabric absorbs air. Since it is sleeveless, it can be layered casually with a cardigan. The loose body line allows kids to wear it for a longer season, as a dress in summer and later as a tunic for cooler weather.

KF: What are some tips for making this dress?
For a clean finish, please use a stiletto as you create the gathering for alignment.
The armhole may be a little tricky to sew. Make sure you iron to score the fabric beforehand.

KF: How should we incorporate this dress into one’s styling?
Add the ribbon made with a remnant to a pair of sandals or a basket bag. It will make a nice addition to a lovely summer outing style. For a different look, pair it with a bright color cardigan and a pair of jeans underneath.

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

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