Kogin Embroidery Pincushion

Kogin is a unique counted thread embroidery originated from Japan and one of the three Sashiko variants. It is one of the simplest form of embroidery, and hence very easy to learn, yet the result is stunning! Visit our Etsy shop for the DIY Kit with everything you need to make this cute little pincushion.Continue reading “Kogin Embroidery Pincushion”

Heidi – Sashiko Inspired Coin Purse

Heidi is a cute little coin purse with a magnetic fan closure and beautiful sashiko style embroidery. It comes with five different patterns. You can also use your creativity to design your own pattern. Visit our Etsy shop for the DIY Kit with everything you need to make this bag. (Thank you for your support!Continue reading “Heidi – Sashiko Inspired Coin Purse”

Fabric Hair Snaps

We used oval shaped hair snaps for this tutorial. To make the rectangular ones in the photos, please check our other tutorial “Caterpillar Snap Clips”. You can find four pairs of these snap clips in different shapes and sizes in our Etsy shop here. Supplies required: felt or wadding, fabric, needle and thread for handContinue reading “Fabric Hair Snaps”

Sashiko Pincushion

This pincushion is ideal for beginners to have a proper taste on sashiko – a unique country embroidery from Japan. Sashiko uses only one stitch – the simplest running stitch – to create striking patterns on indigo fabrics. It is easy to learn and the result is stunning. For a good experience and results, itContinue reading “Sashiko Pincushion”

Whale Shark Bags

Check how I turned this retired old pair of jeans into a brand new whale shark backpack! Although the large size bag is more suitable for those with some experience of sewing, partly because of the thick denim fabric I used (I have a industrial sewing machine. I think a domestic sewing machine will alsoContinue reading “Whale Shark Bags”

Caterpillar Hair Snap Clips

These caterpillar hair snaps are so cute and very easy to make! It is also great to use the leftover fabrics to make matching hair clips. To make them, you need to use the rectangular shape hair snaps (two sizes M & L are available in our Etsy shop), hot glue gun, felt/wadding, needle andContinue reading “Caterpillar Hair Snap Clips”

Annabelle

Annabelle is a vintage style pinafore designed with a slim fit and to be worn over a blouse . The back elasticprovide 8~10cm of ease. The criss-cross back with double skinny straps woven and tied into two bowsmakes it a truly special and adorable piece that stands out. The length of the pinafore can beContinue reading “Annabelle”

SULA – Embroidered Blouse

Sula blouse has a loose fit and a simple A-line silhouette. The keyhole opening at the back makes it easy to put up and take off. Featuring pleated puff ¾-length sleeves, decorative embroidery panel in the front, and overlapping pleats at the hem,  Sula is going to be a staple in your wardrobe with itsContinue reading “SULA – Embroidered Blouse”

Petal Collar Summer Dress

Notes: All seam allowances are 1cm unless otherwise stated. Pre-shrink machine washable fabrics: wash, dry and iron fabrics before sewing. Sewing instructions: 1. Creating the Petal Collars Place one pair of collar pieces together with the right sides touching and the raw edges lining up. Sew along the outside curved edge. (Sewing tips: using aContinue reading “Petal Collar Summer Dress”

Bubble Shorts / Bloomers

We have designed the pattern of these shorts in the way that allows you to easily change the length to achieve the exact look you want. The elastic in the bottom of the leg could be pushed up 2~3cm during wear to create a bubble effect. By simply changing the length of the elastic forContinue reading “Bubble Shorts / Bloomers”