Mini Balloon Bag

Size: about 32cm (l) x about 25cm (w)

The featured project is a lovely balloon bag with a puffed outline. Being small, it is perfect for a quick outing. It comes in an adorable design from the animal world series, with cats playing in a flower field. The basket motif fabric used for the handle and pocket is from a standard series that is a longtime seller.

Design & Work: Kokka Fabric

Fabric shown for this sample:
  (Outer fabric A)YK51020-2C
(Outer fabric B)H-3020-1A


Fabric shown for this sample:
□ Outer fabric A: 110cm wide x 30cm
□ Outer fabric B: 110cm wide x 40cm
□ Lining fabric: 110cm wide x 30cm
□ Fusible interfacing (heavy): 110cm wide x 50cm

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Click here for Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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Four Piece Gauze Item Set for Early Summer from 50cm Panel Fabric

Size: Mask – 10cm (l) 13.5cm (w), Ice pack cover – 13.6cm (l) 23cm (w),
PET bottle cover 22.8cm (l) 12.3cm (w), Handkerchief about 24.5cm square

The project features a set of helpful items that are always handy. These include the following four pieces – a PET bottle cover that is perfect for a frozen bottle; a convenient handkerchief; an easy-to-make face mask that only requires folding and two stitch lines; and a cover for an ice pack that is hard to come by, yet definitely useful to have. All items come in a double gauze fabric from the Blue-Blue series with a simple ribbon design. Why not make a set for everyday of the week in different motifs and colors? Or, make different sets for your family, blue for your son and pink for your daughter.

Design & Work:Satomi Takei(Tournesol*)


Fabric shown for this sample:YK51150-1C


Materials:
□ Fabric: 108cm wide x 50cm
□ Round elastic cord for the mask: 0.3cm diameter x 50cm
□ Elastic tape: 0.5cm wide x 25cm

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We interviewed Satomi about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The calm tone of gray with a combination of scattered ribbons is perfect for making items that appeal to both young and old.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
These select items are easy to make, great for everyday use, and fully utilize the 50cm fabric.
The ice pack cover becomes handy for going out with your baby or when kids sprain their fingers. Use the remnants to make a variety of sizes as they are convenient.

KF: What are some tips for making these items?
When making small items with a double gauze, use clips rather than pins, as the fabric tends to stay together better. When folding the fabric, use an iron for a clean finish.

KF: How should we use these items in everyday situations?
The double gauze cover helps absorb moisture and prevents items from getting wet as the frozen PET bottle starts to defrost. Put the gauze cover on and place it in a plastic bag, then keep it in the ice pack cover. This way the bottle is kept cold and prevents things from getting wet.

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

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Shirt Style Dress

Size:M

The featured project is a short sleeve dress with a small stand collar. You can coordinate it with a pair of jeans and enjoy it as everyday wear. Also you can casually wear it over another shirt by having the front open. The v-striped design helps you look slim and skinny. The fabric used is a cotton lawn fabric from the trefle cuchito.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
YK51040-2B


Materials:
□ Outer fabric: 110cm wide x 240cm
□ Fusible interfacing: (thin) 50cm (w) x 60cm (l)
□ Button: 11.5mm wide x 10 buttons

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【EVENT】INTERNATIONAL QUILT MARKET/PORTLAND 2018

May 18 19 and 20
International Quilt Market/ PORTLAND

OREGON CONVENTION CENTER
777 NE Martin Luther King Dr.
Portland ,Oregon 97232

Show Hours:
May. 18 & 19 : 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
May. 20 : 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Please visit us at booth No. 945, 1045,(Kokka Co.,ltd. distributed by Seven Islands, Inc.)

*Trade show only. Not open to the general public.
You will find more detail at https://www.quilts.com/index.html


Tunic Style Dress

Size:97.5cm (from back center neckline to the hem)

This tunic style dress will make an excellent addition to your spring and summer wardrobe! The featured textile is created by a collaboration between a fabric designer, Asami Sato and the apparel brand, conges payes. The yellow accent color and matching bias binding tape make the dress look light and lively.

Design & Work: Anriko


Fabric shown for this sample:EFXA3000-1A


Materials:
□ Fabric: 110cm wide x 2.7m
□ Double fold bias binding tape: 2cm wide x 1.8m

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We interviewed Anriko about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The use of an extremely large design motif and color arrangement is beautiful. While the pattern is large, it repeats in relatively small segments, so I thought it would look great wherever you cut it for a piece of clothing.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
One idea is to feature the large motif as is, but I decided to piece it together this time with long vertical pieces for the front body. It is fun to figure out the design combination. On the contrary, I used the main central design in a major way for the back body.

KF: What are some tips for making this dress?
At first glance, you may not be familiar with this type of pocket, but it is an easy-to-sew pocket. It does not tension as much like the in-seam pocket. You also don’t need to worry about the stitch lines like the patch pocket. Overall, my intent was to make the process easy, so enjoy making it.

KF: How should we incorporate this dress into one’s styling?
For summer, enjoy a simple layer with a piece of tank top underneath. For spring, why not match it with a long-sleeve T-shirt or put it over a pair of pants underneath?
The dress length is set at the knee, thinking it is a comfortable length for mature women, but it also looks cute with a shorter length set at thigh level.

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

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