Shoulder Tuck Blouse

Size: Back length 62cm Body width 60cm

Featuring the salt shrunk cotton lawn fabric from the surfing waffle series,
this blouse, with a refreshing look and feel, is perfect for the upcoming
season. A line-drawing in single navy color keeps the floral print from being
too cutesy and creates a simple and light feel for a mature look.

Design & Work:Anriko

Fabric shown for this sample:LO-41010-2B

□ Fabric: 90cm x 1.5m
□ Double sided bias binding tape: 2cm wide x 1.7m

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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?
When combined with the salt shrink process, the faux embroidery print looks like a real embroidered fabric. When I first saw it, I said, “Wow,” because it looks so real. I turned this airy cotton lawn fabric with its refreshing floral design into a cool summer blouse.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation
The simple shoulder tuck adds loveliness, yet it is not too cutesy, with a gathering only in the back. The V-neckline with a gentle curve beautifully accentuates the decollete (chestline), while it suits as everyday wear since the opening is not too wide.

KF: What are some tips for making this shirt?
You may find handling the bias binding tape made from the salt shrink processed fabric a little difficult. Here, a tape with different fabric is used. The bias binding process may not be everybody’s favorite, so it is simplified by showing only one side for both neckline and armhole.

KF: How should we incorporate this shirt into one’s styling?
Reflecting the trend of this season, it has a longer length. Pair it with skinny jeans for a simple style, or enjoy it with a pair of wide-leg pants or long skirt for a heavier yet cute look. Depending on your taste and height, you may make the front and back hem shorter or longer to a dress length.

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

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This echino collection features three designs of cotton sheeting fabrics with embroideries.
As it has a different feel from the print fabric, and the fabric itself is cotton sheeting, it will make a lovely dress for your outing for the upcoming season.


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Grown Up Blouse with Gathered Neckline


The showcased project is a soft style blouse with a gathered neckline. The button in the back creates a clean-looking silhouette. Cotton 100% single gauze fabric from the Comfort Gauze features a refreshing small blue flower design, a perfect match for the upcoming season.

Design & Work: Kokka Fabric

Fabric shown for this sample:

□ Fabric: about 115cm wide × 160cm
□ Fusible interfacing (light weight): about 90cm wide x 20cm
□ Button: about 11.5cm wide x one piece


◎Sewing Instructions

Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)

A-Line Dress (with Ribbon)

Size: M

Featuring a beautiful silhouette, this A-line dress comes in a lightweight 100% cotton canvas fabric from the SIMPLE BLUE series. The pinstripe design with large and small dots looks quite impactful. The ribbon tied at the waist creates a slim and fit silhouette.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric

Fabric shown for this sample:

□ Outer Fabric: 110cm wide x 240cm


◎Sewing Instructions

Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)