Monthly Archives: July 2019

Rope Bag

Size: about 40cm (l) about 35cm (w) about 18cm (d) (Excludes shoulder strap)

This drawstring bag will be handy and useful for everyday use. Rough-looking twilled tape creates a design accent. BOHO STYLE series fabric well represents the unique elements of “BOHO” that include both ethnic feel and urban taste.

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
LG-26100-1B


Materials:
□ Outer Fabric: 110cm wide x 60cm
□ Lining Fabric: 110cm wide x 50cm
□ Fusible Interfacing: 110cm wide x 60cm
□ Rectangle Buckle: One piece (3cm wide)
□ Adjustable Slide Buckle: One piece (3cm wide)
□ Grommet: Twelve pairs (1cm inner diameter)
□ Rope: 1cm wide x 100cm
□ Twilled Tape: 2cm wide x 8cm

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◎Sewing Instructions

Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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Kid’s Dress

Size:110cm 

This simple and easy to wear children’s dress comes from the WATER COLOR series which is sprinkled with delicious cakes and soft serve ice cream prints. As the motifs are scattered randomly all over the fabric, you can cut it anyway you like without worrying about orientations. This simple style dress with a loop on the back body for a button closure should be easy enough for sewing beginners to try.

Design & Work: Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
 YK-66000-2B


Materials:
□ Outer fabric: 100cm wide x 110cm
□ Fusible interfacing (light weight): 95cm wide x 25cm
□ Button: One piece (1.1cm wide)

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◎Sewing Instructions

Sewing Instructions (PDF format / A4 size)
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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


Materials:
□ 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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echino 2019 textile collection embroidery series

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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