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Happy Homemade Sew Chic

20 Simple Everyday Designs

By (author) Yoshiko Tsukiori
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc, Kanagawa, Japan
Published: 24th Sep 2013
Dimensions: w 203mm h 254mm d 13mm
Weight: 340g
ISBN-10: 4805312874
ISBN-13: 9784805312872
Barcode No: 9784805312872
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... Whether you're a sewing maven or an aspiring novice, Happy Homemade: Sew Chic is your ultimate guide to transforming fabric to fabulous!

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With everything from pants to tops, skirts to dresses, this book is all you need to completely revamp your closet. --Fave Crafts blog Tsukiori style is a very wearable bohemian look, the simple designs are perfect for showing off quality fabrics. --Ideas and Inspirations blog This book exemplifies all the things I love about Japanese sewing books: pretty designs, simple styling, and exceptional instructional quality. --Diane Gilleland, CraftyPod blog There will definitely be more Happy Homemade dresses appearing in my wardrobe in coming months... --Ivy Arch blog One of my many New Year resolutions is to spend more time making things. And one of my first projects is going to be from the Happy Homemade series of books --FUTURUSTIC blog It is a great book for new sewers with easy to follow direction and that are very easy to understand. This is one of my favorite tools and it's helped me to improve my sewing skills. --Book Bargain and Previews blog I made one of the patterns in the book and found the directions to be clear, direct, and simple to follow. It helps that the book is also translated into English. --Sew Country Chick blog Even if you don't sew you'll surely have a good time flicking through the pages as the designs are just plain pretty and the pictures styling close to crazy yummy. It is simple, cute and inspired with soft patterns and savvy details. --La Creature and you blog