Bills And Coins Sorted Out Magically♪ – Coin Sliding Mini Wallet – Sewing Instructions

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This is a convenient pouch style wallet that allows you to put bills and coins together, with only the coins stored in the bottom. The featured fabric is [nouzenkazura] from the “yui” series of textiles by Ayano Ichiyanagi, who creates watercolor paintings. The design motif is the nouzenkazura (trumpet vine), a large and beautiful flower that blooms from summer to autumn, and its deep colors are magnificent. Soft and thin cotton linen compass fabric is suitable for dresses, skirts, and scarves.

Design & Work: Yui Tamaki


Fabric shown for this sample:EGXA-6415-1A


Materials:
□ Fabric (Outer Fabric): 30cm × 35cm
(Lining Fabric(Cotton Linen Canvas)): 30cm × 35cm
□ Quilt Batting: 30cm x 35cm
□ Coil Zipper: One piece (14cm long)
□ Plasnap Snap Button: One pair (1cm diameter)
□ Key Ring: One piece (3cm diameter)


Size:15.8cm (l) 12cm (w)

We interviewed Yui about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The watercolor painting design looks very gentle and the colors are wonderful. I used a quilt batting to make it fluffy to match the image of this fabric.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
While cashless transactions are certainly convenient, cash is still necessary for payment from time to time. I created this convenient pouch style wallet in order to eliminate even a little of the hassle at the cashier. When you put bills, cards, and coins together, only the coins slide down and end up at the bottom.

KF: What are some tips for making this wallet?
Curves should be sewn slowly. When attaching a zipper, set the sewing machine’s presser foot to “zipper presser foot”. Snap buttons for hand sewing can be used.

KF: How should we use this wallet in everyday situations?
It comes with a key ring so you can carry your keys along with your wallet. It is also cute when attached to a bag using a carabiner or chain.

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

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Two Items Made With Only 50cm Of Fabric♪ – Potholder And Accessory Case – Sewing Instructions

A cute triangular shaped potholder and accessory case are introduced. It is nice that you can make two items, a potholder and an accessory case, with the same amount of fabric. The featured fabric is a little bird design from the “WHAT do you make?” series. If you cut the fabric with the little bird’s face right in the middle, you can make a cute potholder and accessory case that look like a little bird.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:YPA-36000-1A


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: about 110cm wide x 50cm
□ Contrast Fabric: about 110cm wide x 20cm
□ Quilt Batting: about 90cm wide x 60cm
□ Tape: about 10cm wide x 18cm


Size: Potholder: about 10cm (height) x 11cm (diameter)
Accessory Case: about 10cm (height) x 11cm (bottom diameter)
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Cute, Foldable And Portable♪ – Reusable Bag With A Cat’s Ear Shaped Pouch


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The eco-friendly reusable bag has now become a must-have item when shopping. The featured bag comes with a cute cat’s ear shaped pouch made of matching fabric. A textile collaboration between Kokka and marble SUD, an apparel brand popular for its unique world view with a sense of storytelling, is used for this project. The adorable material with polar bears, penguins, seals, and foxes squeezed into the dots is marble SUD’s popular “LOTS OF DOT” design. The slightly thin cotton linen sheeting can be used for a wide range of items such as clothing and interior décor pieces like cushion covers, not to mention reusable bags.

Design & Work:Satomi Takei


Fabric shown for this sample:EGXA-8500-1D


Materials:
□ Fabric: 110cm wide x 60cm
□ Fusible Interfacing (light weight): 3.5 x 5cm
□ Zipper: One piece (20cm)
□ Artificial Leather Tape: 2.5cm wide x 5cm
□ Ribbon: 0.3cm wide x 50cm


Size:Bag 37.5cm (L) 32.6cm (w) 8cm (gusset width)
Pouch 14cm (diameter)

We interviewed Satomi about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The fabric was neither too thin nor too thick, and the sheeting was relatively solid, so I decided to make a single-piece foldable bag.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
If you look closely at the large circle, you will see that it is filled with lots of hand-drawn animals! The pattern was so unique that I turned it into a pouch with a cat’s ear shape, which was also inspired by the animals. To make it easy to put the folded bag in and out of the pouch, I used a 20cm zipper to create a large opening.

KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
The folded bag may not fit into the pouch depending on the thickness of the fabric, so you may want to change the size of the pouch based on the size of the finished bag. It is fun to change the shape of the ears to a dog, a rabbit, or whatever shape you prefer.

KF: How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
As eco-friendly reusable bags have become part of our everyday lives, I too have come to carry one with me at all times. Taking the bag out of a lovely pouch makes you feel good and your shopping more fun. How about making many bags with your favorite fabrics and give them as gifts?

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

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Children’s Dress With A Lovely Ruffled Collar – Sewing Instructions

This is a lovely children’s dress with a large ruffled collar. The featured fabric is from the “Color of Character” series. The polka-dot pattern can be sewn without worrying about matching the top and bottom or the pattern. This 100% cotton sheeting is perfect for dress making as it is easy to sew.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:YGA-56000-4C


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: about 110cm wide x 170cm
□ Contrast Fabric: about 110cm wide x 40cm
□ Button: about 11.5cm wide x One piece


Size:110cm
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A-Line Silhouette That Makes You Look Thinner♪ -Long Flared Skirt – Sewing Instructions

This long flared skirt has a beautiful A-line silhouette. With a monotone floral pattern, it can be worn with simple white or vivid colors for the top. You can enjoy a wide range of styling. The featured fabric is from the “Let’s make a Skirt” series. It is a cotton-linen blend sheeting made of 85% cotton and 15% linen.

Design & Work: Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:YKA-96040-2A


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: 100cm wid x 350cm
□ Fusible Interfacing (light weight): about 20cm(l) x about 50cm(W)
□ Elastic Tape (3cm wide): 32cm x one piece


Size: Medium
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