Baby Cap and Bib Set – Sewing Instructions

Today’s project is a matching set of a baby’s cap and bib. The cap with animal-like ears is perfect for a baby’s outing. It is made with the fabric from the “MOFUNIMAL” series.
It has a charming design with round animals rolling around. Cotton 100% Double Gauze.

Design & Work: Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample: YPA-21010-1A


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: about 110cm wide x 50cm
□ Lining Fabric: about 110cm wide x 30cm
□ Ribbon: about 7mm wide x 40cm
□ Snap Button: about 9mm wide x 1 pair


Size: Head circumference 52cm
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Relaxed-Fit Pants for Grown Ups – Sewing Instructions

These comfortable, loose pants are perfect for relaxing at home. The fabric used is “Suteteko Kibun ♪”, a thin and soft 100% cotton Yoryu (Crepe de Chine) print. This fabric has unevenness called “shibo,” and the surface that comes into contact with the skin is small, so you can enjoy a silky feel. Since it is also highly absorbent and quick-drying, it will be very useful in the coming seasons. This is exactly the kind of material you want to use for making Suteteko, a Japanese version of relaxed-fit pants.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:LOA-61000-1b


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: about 114cm wide x 240cn
□ Elastic Tape: about 30mm wide x 70cm


Size: M
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Dice-Shaped Bag with a Convenient Outer Pocket for a Smart Phone – Sewing Instructions

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This is a dice-shaped bag with a cute, rounded form. The outer pocket with a gusset is perfect for holding your phone. The addition of a polyethylene core prevents the bag from losing its shape. The featured fabric is [Kuma Kuma] from the kotorinuno series. It is a cotton linen canvas with just the right thickness for making bags.

Design & Work:Aiko Hada


Fabric shown for this sample: kotorinuno EKX-2120-3C


Materials:
□ Fabric (Bag Portion, Pocket, Flap): 110cm wide × 50cm
(Bag Portion Lining Fabric): 70cm × 40cm
□ Fusible Interfacing (medium weight) 90cm x 40cm
□ Polyethylene Core Sheet (for machine sewing): 1.5mm thick – 50cm x 15cm
□ Acrylic Tape: 2.5cm wide x 16cm
□ Zipper: One piece (30cm long)
□ Rectangle Buckle: Two pieces (3cm inner diameter)
□ Plasnap Snap Button: One pair (1.4cm diameter)
□ Handle: One piece (41cm long)


Size: 15cm (l) 15cm (w) 15cm (d)

We interviewed Aiko about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
The bear, with its plush and gentle look, is drawn in various directions, so it is nice that you can use it without worrying about the orientation of the pattern. With a calm color tone, you can enjoy combining colors when making small accessories and clothes.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The handles and buttons are finished with gold hardware to be fitting for grownups to use. The small outer pocket with a gusset is perfect for holding a smart phone. The bag is also made with a combination of cores to prevent it from losing its shape.

KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
If you use a flat iron with no steam holes on the pressing surface, you will get a clean finish without air bubbles when adhering the fusible interfacing.

KF: How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
This bag adds a great accent to a simple outfit. It may look small, but with its wide gusset, it can hold a water bottle, a wallet, a smartphone, and many other things. You can enjoy using it for everyday shopping with a reusable bag inside, or as a bag for children’s outings.

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

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Handy as a Reusable Bag! Big Tote – Sewing Instructions

A large bag that can fit a lot of items is perfect as a reusable bag for shopping. When you don’t have much to carry, you can fold the corners inward to make it compact, as shown in the photo. The featured fabric is from the “Patternful Animal” series. The animals with humorous expressions are so fun to look at. The solid cotton linen canvas is perfect for making bags.

Design & Work: Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:Pattenful Animal YW-11000-1C


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 (d) (Excludes handles)
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Both Mom and Kid Can Enjoy Together! – Crossed Top Hair Turban – Sewing Instructions

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A hair turban is a handy fashionable item that can be enjoyed in a variety of colors and patterns. The crossed top design has an effect of making your face look smaller. For this project, new double gauze patterns from echino are featured. field is popular for its simple checks, bun for its round patterns, and grass for its stories of small landscapes. With tiny motifs all around, these fabrics are perfect for making small items.

Design & Work: Satomi Takei


Fabric shown for this sample:(Yellow)echino field EKX-97090-91C
(Black)echino grass EKX-97090-90E
(Blue)eechino bun EKX-97090-92C

Materials:

□ Fabric (Turban Top, Fabric for Elastic (Print)): 90cm×20cm
(Turban Top (Solid)): 50cm × 20cm
□ Elastic Tape: 2.5cm wide x 13cm


□ Fabric: 108cm wide x 30cm
□ Elastic Tape: 2.5cm wide x 13cm

□ Fabric: 108cm wide x 20cm
□ Elastic Tape: 2cm wide x 12cm


Size:Adults (A (Yellow x Gray), B (Black) 9cm (w-max) For Kids (C (Blue) 5cm (w-max)

We interviewed Satomi about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
Even when you use only a small portion of the echino fabric, its patterns are impactful and brings excitement. So I made it into a hair turban that brightens up your face.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
There are various shapes of hair turbans available, but I highly recommend the type with a crossed top, as it makes your face look smaller. Also, the gauze fabric is non-slip and fits your head well.

KF: What are some tips for making this turban?
Since the gauze fabric becomes thicker at the folded edge (where the elastic is attached), if using a sewing machine, turn the pulley slowly by hand or sew by hand.

KF: How should we incorporate this hair turban into one’s styling?
In addition to wearing the hair turban with your bangs up, you can also wear it with your bangs down and lightly curl the hair around your ears. (I prefer to wear it the latter way.)
I recommend using it during video calls, as it helps to give a clean and bright look around your face♪ 

It can be enjoyed together by mom and kid, sisters, friends, etc. The look of a hair turban changes depending on the fabric and color, so take this opportunity to make one in a variety of fabrics!

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

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