Do you want to sew clothes that show off your unique style, personality and inviduality? Are your current clothes failing to reflect who you are? Your dream handmade wardrobe should consist of carefully considered pieces you love wearing. Mindfully making your own clothes is a wonderful way to relax and rediscover your creativity.
You can quickly translate fabrics in Japanese to English, with this handy chart. I’ll also show you some examples of the most commonly used fabrics in Japanese sewing patterns!
Many of us who are blessed enough to know how to sew, have been sewing face masks for family, friends, colleagues and essential workers. I love the idea of making more personalised, what some people call “fashion face masks”, in order to:
- Keep track of each family member’s masks;
- remember which masks have already been worn before washing again;
- add some personality to something we are going to wearing daily;
- have some fun experimenting with embellishments!
Thousands of Little Boxy Dresses (LBD) have been made, so of course, we’ve seen lots of tweaks and design changes. Each completed dress makes a showcase of the wearer’s creativity, personality and style. I want to share some of my favourite LBD “hacks” with you.