Body Bag – Sewing Instructions


A single-handle body bag fits your body and is more casual than a backpack. Carrying it across your body conveniently frees up your hands during your outing. The featured watermelon fabric is from the Water Blur series. This fun design makes the watermelon look like a body board floating on the ocean. The watermelon motif also comes in red!

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:water Blur


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: 110cm wide × 50cm
□ Lining Fabric: 110cm wide × 50cm
□ Fusible interfacing (medium weight): 90cm wide x 50cm
□ Zipper: 30cm x 1
□ Flat tape: 25mm wide × 50cm
□ Rectangle buckle: 25mm wide x 1
□ Slide adjuster: 25mm wide x 1


Size:about 28cm (l) about 20cm (w) about 10cm (d)
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Single Soft Handle Bag with a Round Bottom – Sewing Instructions

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A new fabric featuring HAyU’s popular wire art is here! Flexed freely by hand, the wire art is fun and can be arranged in any way to reflect the free-flowing ideas of the creator. The +HAyU series expresses the artistic vision of the wire art in a textile form. This bag with a round bottom is unique using +HAyU’s fabric for a handle. It gives you another way to fully enjoy HAyU’s art.

Design & Work: Yuki Tamaki


Fabric shown for this sample:(Handle)+HAyU EGX-7702-2A


Materials:
□ Fabric (Handle): 66cm x 98cm
(Outer fabric (Wool)): 100cm×60cm
(Lining fabric (thin artificial leather): 100cm×55cm
□ Button: Four pieces (1.5cm diameter)


Size: 32cm (l) 45cm (w-at the opening) 15cm (bottom diameter)

We interviewed Yui about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
I thought the design is unique and hip! To make great use of the large motif and softness of the fabric, I decided to make a bag.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
Its round look comes from a relaxed design. The bag holds a lot of items. The handle strap is gentle on your shoulder.

KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
To avoid any mistakes, make sure to baste the fabrics when piecing together the bottom.

KF: How should we incorporate this bag into one’s styling?
You can carry this bag in a variety of ways! One way is to carry it over your shoulder. It will also look cute to hold it over your wrist and grab the handle.

KF: Thank you very much, Yui! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!
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Big Tote Bag with Ample Gusset – Sewing Instructions


A handy item for everyday use, it is nice to have tote bags in a variety of sizes. With an ample gusset, this large bag can carry plenty of items. The MONO SPORTS series of fabric features an overall design of soccer balls that fits perfectly as a gym bag. The cotton 100% Oxford material is easy to sew and suitable for sewing beginners.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:MONO SPORTS YK-69010-2A


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: 110cm wide x 110cm
□ Lining Fabric: 110cm wide x 110cm
□ Fusible Interfacing (heavy weight): 110cm wide x 110cm


Size: about 37cm (l) about 70cm (w) about 28cm (Excludes handles)
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Patchwork Style Lovely Vanity Case – Sewing Instructions

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A lovely color combination of yellow and pink is enhanced with strawberry motifs. Fans of sweet items will absolutely adore this vanity case! Patchwork style is created by hand quilting along the fabric’s motifs. The featured fabrics are from the Yumekawa Mix series for the main panel and ribbon, and the Very Cotton series with strawberry design for the lid and bottom.

Design & Work:Ayumi Yatsuta


Fabric shown for this sample: (Main Panel, Ribbon) Yumekawa Mix LO-49000-2B
(Lid, Bottom) Very Cotton LO-49010-1A


Materials:
□ Fabric(Main Panel, Ribbon): 60cm×50cm
(Lid, Bottom): 40cm×20cm
□ Fusible Quilt Batting (heavy weight): 50cmx25cm
□ Fusible Quilt Batting (light weight) : 20cmx10cm
□ Fusible Interfacing: 25cmx20cm
□ Double Slider Zipper: 35cm long x One piece
□ Double Fold Bias Binding Tape: 2cm wide x 1.4m
□ #25 Embroidery Thread


Size: 12cm (l) 16cm (Bottom-longest side) 10cm (Bottom – shortest side)

We interviewed Ayumi about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The border design is filled with various lovely elements like scallops, stripes and dots in beautiful color tones. It allows you to create many parts out of this single fabric. What is nice is that you don’t have to worry about the color combination as it has a perfect blend of colors.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
A thick quilt batting is added for hand quilting along the motifs. It makes cute dimensional scallop patterns, like a patchwork.
The ribbon made out of the border design is added on the lid, also serving as a handle.

KF: What are some tips for making this case?
1. Make sure to choose a solid and thick quilt batting so that the bag stays stable.
2. Baste the pieces first, when sewing the main panel and bottom together. It is important. For the areas around the curve, adding slits on the seam will create a clean finish.
3. Align the center first, then baste, when attaching the zipper. When putting it on the lid, place it slightly inward.

KF: How should we use this case in everyday situations?
It is the perfect size as a cosmetic case. This time, I thought it would be well-suited for knitting supplies, as you can pull out the yarn when working on your knitting piece.

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

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Three-Piece Set for New School Year Essentials – Sewing Instructions


A three-piece set of a lesson bag, shoes case and bag for gym clothes is known as new school year essentials. This time all items are embellished with lovely frills, and how-to instructions for all three pieces are introduced. By learning to make them all, you will have mastered the basics for creating totes and drawstring bags. The dot prints from the teiban series feature a perfect two-color tone combination of large pop-looking dots and pastel hues. The pieces will look even more stylish by selecting a handle flat tape to go with the color of the fabric.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:teiban YKA-69080-2C


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: about 110cm wide x 120cm
□ Lining Fabric: about 100cm wide x 70cm
□ Fusible Interfacing (medium weight): about 90cm wide x 70cm
□ Flat Tape: 25mm wide x 170cm
□ D Ring: 25mm wide x One piece
□ Round Cord (medium): 160cm


Size: <Lesson Bag> about 30cm (l) about 40cm (w) (Handles excluded)
<Shoes Case> about 30cm (l) about 23cm (w) (Handle excluded)
<Gym Cloths Bag> about 38cm (l) about 32cm (w) (Handles excluded)
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