Fuhaku Big T-Shirt

Size: Back length 65.5cm Sleeve length from the center of the neck 70cm

“Bringing the warmth of knit more to everyday life.” With this concept, a graphic and artistic print line, Tricotemule series from the TORICOTÉII is created. “It is not considered a knit fabric, but rather a textile (Fuhaku).” Representing this thinking, the Fuhaku big T-shirt was designed, with a consideration to the materials. This T-shirt makes the best use of a beautiful form generated with this material. It is definitely going to be your best piece of clothing, allowing you to be stylish while maintaining a casual look.

Design & Work: Anriko


Fabric shown for this sample: EDXA-2004-2D


Materials:
□ Fabric: 108cm wide x 2m

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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?
The geometric designs in beautiful color tones come in the perfect size for a grown-up piece of clothing. Taking advantage of the characteristics of the double gauze, I came up with a long-sleeve Fuhaku T-shirt for a layered look that can be enjoyed from early spring to cool days right before summer.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The double gauze fabric is not really suitable for sewing big size pieces. Even with many pieces of cut parts, I thought of making the process easy so that even hard to sew yet visible areas can be accomplished easily with fewer steps.

KF: What are some tips for making this T-shirt?
While it is a big T-shirt, the armhole is not that wide. Knowing the character of this fabric, I recommend washing the fabric before cutting.

KF: How should we incorporate this T-shirt into one’s styling?
Though the current fashion trend is oversized clothing, it looks sloppy when a grown up wears it without proper styling. In order to avoid that, the sleeves are made to look slim, rather than being bulky. Knowing some people may be wearing this while doing their house chores, the sleeve is easy to roll up. I would love you to enjoy this shirt on relaxing days off or as everyday wear! It looks great not only with a pair of pants, but also cute with a skirt!

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

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Long Flair Skirt

Size: Length 81cm

This lightweight flair skirt will make you want to go out in a merry mood. Made in Nishiwaki, Japan’s main production region of woven textiles, the jacquard fabric from the Scenes series has a print design on the surface which was applied in Kyoto. The soft and airy texture of the 100% cotton is quite delightful. The beauty of this fabric stands out especially when coordinated in a simple & casual style with a pair of sneakers and hoodie.

Design & Work: Anriko


Fabric shown for this sample: EKXA-5300D/#2 C


Materials:
□ Fabric:110cm wide x 2m
□ Elastic tape: 65cm (2.5cm wide) – Adjust the length to your size.

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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?
This 100% cotton fabric is very soft and gentle to your skin. It works well as a blouse or for a cute Japanese style kid’s summertime casual wear. The possibilities are endless.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The stripe design in gradation is striking. While the base shape of this flair skirt is rather basic, depending on how you look at it, it creates a different impression as the stripes generate movement with different positions of the transitions and directions of the weave.

KF: What are some tips for making this skirt?
When piecing together the front skirts that are cut in a bias, please be careful not to over-stretch the fabric. When sewing the front and back skirts together, pay attention to the grain of the back skirt to avoid stretching.

KF: How should we incorporate this skirt into one’s styling?
The calm indigo color goes well with anything. Why not coordinate it with a top piece in a spring color for a refreshing look?

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

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Rope Bag

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

This casual bag with an opening tightened by a rope comes in the Basket Weave series. The
Basket Weave has a print design that looks like the weave of a basket, and it allows you to enjoy the feel of an embroidery placed on the surface. When you start to sense the sprouting of greenery in this season, why not consider taking a nice walk with this bag?

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
 YTA81040-2A


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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Three Piece Set for Schools

Size: Lesson Bag(Large size): about 34cm (l) x about 45cm (w) x about 10cm (d) (excludes
handles)
Shoes Case: about 30cm (l) x about 23cm (w) x about 6cm (d) (excludes handles)
Gym Clothes Bag: about 39cm (l) x about 33cm (w) (excludes handles)

Today’s project is a must-have for kindergarteners and school kids – a three-piece set consisting of a lesson bag, a shoes case and a gym clothes bag. The featured fabric, a lively POP MIX series, combines stripes, plaids, stars and numbers like a patchwork design. Carrying these bags will certainly make your school commuting so much fun!

Design & Work:Kokka Fabric


Fabric shown for this sample:
LO-41040-1A


Materials:
□ A Fabric: about 110cm wide x 80cm
□ B Fabric: about 110cm wide x 100cm
□ Fusible Interfacing (medium weight): about 90cm wide x 90cm
□ Flat Tape: 25mm wide x 360cm
□ Rectangle Buckle: Two pieces (25mm wide)
□ Adjustable Slide Buckle: One piece (25mm wide)
□ Dot Button: Two pairs (15mm wide)
□ Rivet (Large): Four pairs
□ Grommet: Two pairs (1cm inner diameter)
□ Round Rope (medium size): 300cm

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Sacoche

Size: 21cm (l) 33.5cm (w)

With a red zipper as an accent, this pop-looking sacoche comes in a convenient size, perfect for carrying a long wallet and smart phone together. Echino’s new design, sunny gives you a variety of impressions depending on where you cut it, adding fun to selecting different designs.

Design & Work:Anriko


Fabric shown for this sample: echino EKX-97020-20a


Materials:
□ Fabric: 70cm x 40cm
□ Fusible interfacing: 8cm x 6cm
□ Grosgrain ribbon: 46cm (2.5cm wide)
□ Tape: 1.3m (0.9cm wide)
□ Vislon zipper: Three pieces (30cm long)
□ Grommet: Two pairs (1.1cm-outer diameter, 0.6cm-inner diameter)

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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?
A variety of motifs are scattered around in different color variations. I thought featuring these motifs would be lovely, so I came up with this three-layered sacoche.

KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
For a sacoche, it is slightly large with a width perfect for storing a long wallet and a smartphone side by side. The grosgrain ribbon on the sides are attached with fabric adhesive, making it easy for those who are not good at a piping finish method.

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KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
The process itself is not difficult. What is important for a nice, clean finish is the first step, cutting. Make sure to find the straight grain and cut the fabric to the exact size. This results in a perfectly sized bag.

KF: How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
While it is still too cold to dress for spring, carrying this cheery and colorful bag will put you in a merry mood. Among the dark tones of winter clothing, the color of this bag will add a nice accent.

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

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