Are you intimidated by PDF sewing patterns? Also known as digital sewing patterns, PDF sewing patterns are a new and exciting way to sew. Once you’ve tried them, you too will love the instant gratification of PDF sewing patterns. Get ready to enter a whole new world of sewing.
When a fellow sewing blogger I admire launched a kimono jacket pattern, I was so excited for her. I just had to try Emily from Endearing Everyday’s new sewing pattern: The Ana.
I’m also sharing three kimono outfit ideas, because I initially found it difficult to think of ways to wear this kimono jacket. I feel like a beach cover-up is the default option but hopefully, this blog post convinces you otherwise.
A simple linen dress is at the forefront of Japanese sewing pattern design, and this one is just gorgeous. It’s from Yoshiko Tsukiori’s book, Sweet Dress Book. A collection of 23 different Japanese sewing patterns.
Yoshiko Tsukiori Pattern H from Stylish Dress Book
Yoshiko Tsukiori is a popular Japanese sewing pattern designer. Many of her books have been translated into English, including Stylish Dress Book, which is where my most recent dress pattern hails from.
Are you a cat lover? Here’s a cute new craft book dedicated to our feline friends. It’s quirky, creative and totally Japanese.