Happy Homemade (Paperback)
Sew Chic: 20 Simple Everyday Designs
Tuttle Publishing, 9784805312872, 64pp.
Publication Date: September 24, 2013
List Price: 16.95*
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Sew your own stylish clothes with this fabulous sewing book. Are you a DIY sewer, with a passion for Japanese style? Look no further, Happy Homemade: Sew Chic is the Japanese Sewing book you've been waiting for--all new timeless and straightforward creations of Yoshiko Tsukiori, acclaimed Japanese fashion designer and author of The Stylish Dress Book, now available in English in the United States. Happy Homemade: Sew Chic features 20 flexible sewing patterns that boast authentic Japanese style created simply--by you. Sew-your-own pants, tops, dresses and skirts will add that sought-after Japanese flair to your wardrobe. Simple lines make these garments perfect for women of all ages and all sizes. This book includes a complete western-sized sewing pattern for each design that is easily adjusted to fit your body form. The understandable, concise diagrams and simple instructions allow you to create a unique style with ease and confidence. Sewing designs include:
- Tunic Dress with Lace
- Blouse with Front Tucks
- Box Tunic
- Straight-cut Tiered Skirt
- Straight-cut Sarouel Pants
- Smock Dress with Puff Sleeves
- And much more...
About the Author
Yoshiko Tsukiori is a graduate of Joshi Bijutsu College. After working in apparel companies, Yoshiko became an independent designer. She creates a diverse range of fashionable, easy-to-make clothing, including children's and babies' clothes and women's designer garments. Yoshiko has authored many books, including the trendy Stylish Dress Book and Girls Style.