Take a look at the FREE sewing pattern for a pencil case!!

Who doesn’t love a handy pencil case? Their use isn’t limited to just school, they’re fantastic to keep at home or in the office. What’s also great about them is they’re suitable to carry around other objects too! Check out this awesome FREE sewing pattern for a pencil case you can make at home!

This pattern features stunning echino fabrics. Will you give this project a go? We would love to see what you create if you decide to try, so please do send us photos!

You can make one of these pencil cases!

You can make one of these pencil cases!

How cute is this??

How cute is this??

natural color echino canvas fabric with light turquoise circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with light turquoise circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with dark blue circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with dark blue circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with red circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with red circle shape Bubble

sea green echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Blossom

sea green echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Blossom

grey echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Triangle

grey echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Triangle

natural color echino canvas fabric with flower animal silver metallic Sprout

natural color echino canvas fabric with flower animal silver metallic Sprout

Japanese pink-fuchsia solid canvas fabric by echino

Japanese pink-fuchsia solid canvas fabric by echino

solid pink echino canvas fabric from Japan

solid pink echino canvas fabric from Japan

solid blue echino canvas fabric from Japan

solid blue echino canvas fabric from Japan

Check out this FREE sewing pattern for napkins three ways!!

Napkins are so handy to have around the house! You might want to use them when you’re having a meal or entertaining guests, to help with a bit of cleaning up, as one of your bento accessories etc. We have this great FREE sewing pattern that will teach you how to make THREE different styles of napkins! This sewing project is awesome for beginners.

This pattern features stunning Robert Kaufman fabrics. We’ve included more designs to help you get started. If you make these, please do send us photos as we’d love to see and share them!

 

Want to try making napkins?

Want to try making napkins?

You can make them three different ways!

You can make them three different ways!

Robert Kaufman linen and cotton mini dot fabric

Robert Kaufman linen and cotton mini dot fabric

linen and cotton natural color rectangle pattern fabric by Robert Kaufman

linen and cotton natural color rectangle pattern fabric by Robert Kaufman

rectangle pattern fabric by Robert Kaufman in linen and cotton

rectangle pattern fabric by Robert Kaufman in linen and cotton

grey-green Robert Kaufman shape fabric

grey-green Robert Kaufman shape fabric

natural color Robert Kaufman linen and cotton fabric with white dashes

natural color Robert Kaufman linen and cotton fabric with white dashes

Robert Kaufman navy blue shape fabric

Robert Kaufman navy blue shape fabric

natural color Robert Kaufman fabric with shapes

natural color Robert Kaufman fabric with shapes

natural color Robert Kaufman black loop linen cotton fabric Arroyo Essex

natural color Robert Kaufman black loop linen cotton fabric Arroyo Essex

Make your own round bag with this FREE sewing pattern!!

Where would we be without the awesome invention of the bag? Well, we’d be carrying everything by hand and that’s not very convenient, is it? In this blog post, we have a super cool FREE sewing pattern for you, that’ll show you how to create your own round bag! It’s so stylish and perfect for everyday use, you’ll simply love having one of them around!

It was made using stunning echino fabrics. We have more Japanese fabrics in this blog post to help you get inspired! Will you try making one of these bags? If you do, please do send us photos as we love seeing (and sharing!) what you create!

You can try to make one of these bags!

You can try to make one of these bags!

natural color echino canvas fabric with big green circle Standard

natural color echino canvas fabric with big green circle Standard

natural color echino canvas fabric with big blue circle Standard

natural color echino canvas fabric with big blue circle Standard

natural color echino canvas fabric with big black circle Standard

natural color echino canvas fabric with big black circle Standard

natural color navy blue echino canvas fabric with bird leaf Standard

natural color navy blue echino canvas fabric with bird leaf Standard

echino canvas fabric dark blue grey stripe rectangle shape Element

echino canvas fabric dark blue grey stripe rectangle shape Element

natural color echino canvas fabric with red circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with red circle shape Bubble

natural color echino canvas fabric with flower animal silver metallic Sprout

natural color echino canvas fabric with flower animal silver metallic Sprout

sea green echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Blossom

sea green echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Blossom

Here’s a FREE sewing pattern for a Statue of Liberty quilt!

You simply MUST check out this amazing FREE sewing pattern for a quilt featuring the Statue of Liberty! The design is simply gorgeous and it’s a wonderful quilt to have at home. Isn’t it so colorful and stunning? It also includes many Kona cotton designs. Wouldn’t you just love to have one of these quilts? We know we would! If the pattern looks like it might be a challenge, don’t worry! This sewing project is suitable for beginners.

The pattern is based off of Robert Kaufman fabrics. If you decide to give this beautiful quilt a try, please do send us photos! We want to see and share them!

You can make one of these quilts!!

You can make one of these quilts!!

colorful Statue of Liberty fabric by Robert Kaufman

colorful Statue of Liberty fabric by Robert Kaufman

Amethyst solid purple Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Amethyst solid purple Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Ballet Slipper pale pink solid Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Ballet Slipper pale pink solid Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Cantaloupe peach-orange solid Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Cantaloupe peach-orange solid Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

solid pink Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA Pink Flamingo

solid pink Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA Pink Flamingo

solid blue fabric Robert Kaufman USA Alegria

solid blue fabric Robert Kaufman USA Alegria

solid dark grey fabric Robert Kaufman USA Graphite

solid dark grey fabric Robert Kaufman USA Graphite

solid pink fabric Robert Kaufman USA Bright Pink

solid pink fabric Robert Kaufman USA Bright Pink

Grasshopper solid green Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Grasshopper solid green Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Here’s a FREE sewing pattern for lovely drawstring bags!!

Everybody needs at least 1 drawstring bag at home! They’re so versatile and practical, you can use them to carry around little knick knacks, bento boxes, a change of clothes etc. We simply had to share this fantastic FREE sewing pattern so that you can get started on your very own drawstring bags!

This pattern features gorgeous Kokka fabrics. We’ve included some lovely fabrics in this blog post, to help inspire you to get started on making one of these bags. If you do make one, please send us photos! We’d love to see and share what you’ve created!

Want to try making one of these?

Want to try making one of these?

Japanese canvas fabric by Kokka with flowers

Japanese canvas fabric by Kokka with flowers

natural color canvas fabric with flowers and cats by Kokka

natural color canvas fabric with flowers and cats by Kokka

flower blue turquoise oxford natural color fabric by Kokka

flower blue turquoise oxford natural color fabric by Kokka

orange-yellow Canvas fabric flower leaf Kokka Japan

orange-yellow Canvas fabric flower leaf Kokka Japan

natural color Canvas fabric blue flower Kokka Japan

natural color Canvas fabric blue flower Kokka Japan

natural color cute purple elephant green half oval Canvas fabric Kokka Japan

natural color cute purple elephant green half oval Canvas fabric Kokka Japan

yellow Canvas fabric with cat animal dot Kokka Japan

yellow Canvas fabric with cat animal dot Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport natural color Canvas fabric by Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport natural color Canvas fabric by Kokka Japan

FREE pattern for a fabric glasses case!

We found yet another FREE sewing pattern for you!  This time, you will be able to make a beautiful fabric case for your glasses, isn’t that a great idea?  Besides, this sewing project requires only a little experience, and is recommended for confident beginners.  Needles at the ready! 

The original design was made with Robert Kaufman fabrics, as you can see in the pictures of the finished glasses case.  It used an awesome fabric with colourful glasses, and one of the wonderful solids from the Kona Cotton collection for the lining.  We have included below some other images of fabrics with radiant solid colours and great colorful patterns to help you get inspired.

You surely have noticed that like winter, Christmas is coming: now is the time to make some Christmas presents!  A handmade fabric glasses case would be a perfect gift for your loved ones, especially if they are into sewing themselves.  Don’t be shy! Give it a try and do send us pictures of your creations!  We really love to see and share them!

You can make this set as an Xmas gift for someone!

You can make this set as an Xmas gift for someone!

How cute is this?

How cute is this?

It's stylish and practical!

It’s stylish and practical!

light cream with colorful glasses fabric Robert Kaufman Spec Tacular

light cream with colorful glasses fabric Robert Kaufman Spec Tacular

cream Birch organic fabric with glasses

cream Birch organic fabric with glasses

beige-brown retro glasses fabric by Michael Miller

beige-brown retro glasses fabric by Michael Miller

black Robert Kaufman glasses gold metallic Fashion Statement

black Robert Kaufman glasses gold metallic Fashion Statement

marigold Corn Yellow Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

marigold Corn Yellow Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

powder Blue Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

powder Blue Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Aruba mint green Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Aruba mint green Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Crocus purple solid Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Crocus purple solid Kona fabric Robert Kaufman USA

Sew your own handbag with this FREE sewing pattern!

Today, we bring you a new FREE sewing pattern for a wonderful round bag!  Sometimes you need a small, handy bag for daily use, that will let you carry a few basic items around comfortably such as your wallet, keys, smartphone and other essentials.  This stylish yet sturdy round bag would perfectly do the trick!

It was made with Kokka fabrics, using one of their super cute French Bulldog designs.  Check out the pictures below for a general view of the finished handbag, and for fabrics from our shop which will hopefully inspire you. 

Japanese fabrics are justifiably renowned around the world, due to their excellent production standards and awesome designs. These designs are world-class, sometimes strikingly fresh and imaginative, often with an impressively original use of motifs, colours and shapes.  Have you ever used Japanese fabrics in your creative projects?  Let us know, and share some pictures with us!

You can make one of these!

You can make one of these!

Kokka canvas fabric with French bulldogs

Kokka canvas fabric with French bulldogs

French bulldog natural color canvas fabric by Kokka

French bulldog natural color canvas fabric by Kokka

Kokka double gauze fabric with French Bulldogs and stripes

Kokka double gauze fabric with French Bulldogs and stripes

dog animal French Bulldog transport Canvas pink-mauve fabric by Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport Canvas pink-mauve fabric by Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport natural color Canvas fabric by Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport natural color Canvas fabric by Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport Canvas fabric dark blue by Kokka Japan

dog animal French Bulldog transport Canvas fabric dark blue by Kokka Japan

embellished French Bulldog canvas fabric in dark green

embellished French Bulldog canvas fabric in dark green

French Bulldog Cosmo canvas fabric with metallic embellishment

French Bulldog Cosmo canvas fabric with metallic embellishment

natural color French Bulldog canvas fabric by Cosmo

natural color French Bulldog canvas fabric by Cosmo

FREE sewing pattern for a stylish trail bag!

So, here we have yet another free sewing pattern for all you sewing lovers!  This time, our chosen project will let you make a super wearable tote bag not only in one size, but two!  Just goes to show we really love bags, and can’t have enough of them!

This sewing project is recommended for those with an intermediate level of experience.  The original bags were made using Robert Kaufman fabrics, as shown in the pictures below.  We have added some more fabrics from our shop to help you get inspired.

Tote bags are a wonderful item to make out of pieces of beautiful fabric you still have around, waiting for the right project to come their way.  However, they are also a great reason to buy fabrics purposefully: especially, if you find the pattern a little challenging, having the perfect fabric for it will give you extra motivation to test your skills!

Please do send us pictures of your finished project, if you decide to give this a go. We love seeing what you create, and sharing it!

Get started on making one of these!

Get started on making one of these!

These bags are SO stylish!

These bags are SO stylish!

green black Robert Kaufman triangle diamond linen cotton fabric Arroyo Essex

green black Robert Kaufman triangle diamond linen cotton fabric Arroyo Essex

light taupe Robert Kaufman fabric black star shape Psychedelia

light taupe Robert Kaufman fabric black star shape Psychedelia

natural color Robert Kaufman fabric with shapes

natural color Robert Kaufman fabric with shapes

Robert Kaufman navy blue shape fabric

Robert Kaufman navy blue shape fabric

Robert Kaufman canvas fabric with stripes

Robert Kaufman canvas fabric with stripes

Sevenberry stripe canvas fabric by Robert Kaufman

Sevenberry stripe canvas fabric by Robert Kaufman

brown Essex yarn dyed homespun fabric by Robert Kaufman

brown Essex yarn dyed homespun fabric by Robert Kaufman

taupe canvas fabric with dots by Robert Kaufman

taupe canvas fabric with dots by Robert Kaufman

FREE sewing pattern for a gorgeous large bag!

There usually comes a time around November when you can’t help thinking about Christmas presents.  Soon, you find yourself closely looking at shop windows, and almost unintendedly entering shops and browsing products while making the daily rounds… That is just another sweet symptom of the yearly Christmas fever!

Well, here is a beautiful item that will lend style to your Christmas shopping quest:  an awesome one handle bag made with Kokka fabrics, featuring an original sewing pattern by Japanese designer Yui Tamaki.  She certainly makes the most out of the catchy deer fabric chosen for the project!

As you will see in the images included below, the bag looks both casual and elegant, thanks to its simple lines, the witty addition of a metal ring and, first and foremost, the gorgeous embroidered echino fabric with its rich colours and texture!  We have added in some pictures of other Japanese fabrics, to help you get inspired.

This is not a difficult project, so go ahead and try this wonderful free sewing pattern by Kokka at once!  Surely you noticed already that such a gorgeous deer bag is also a great gift for fashion lovers?  Do send us pictures of your finished projects, we love seeing and sharing them!

You can make one of these as a gift for someone!

You can make one of these as a gift for someone!

orange echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

orange echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

grey echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

grey echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

blue echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

blue echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

light taupe echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

light taupe echino embroidered canvas fabric with deer stag animal circle dot

natural color echino canvas laminate fabric stag red dot Sambar

natural color echino canvas laminate fabric stag red dot Sambar

natural color echino canvas laminate fabric stag dark blue dot Sambar

natural color echino canvas laminate fabric stag dark blue dot Sambar

sea green echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Triangle

sea green echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Triangle

grey echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Triangle

grey echino canvas fabric with shape silver metallic Triangle

lime green echino embroidered canvas fabric with triangle bird animal

lime green echino embroidered canvas fabric with triangle bird animal

turquoise-green echino embroidered canvas fabric with triangle bird animal

turquoise-green echino embroidered canvas fabric with triangle bird animal

FREE sewing pattern for a charming sewing kit!

Today we bring you yet another great FREE sewing pattern!  This one is just perfect for beginners, so you can try it even if you have just taken up sewing.  Besides, you will be able to create your own handmade sewing kit, which now will undoubtedly come in handy!

Check the pictures below for an overview of what this free sewing project has to offer.  The delightful set was originally made with Robert Kaufman fabrics.  It includes a neat sewing machine cover that will help protect your “best friend” from dust and humidity…and matching pin cushions!  There is a long one smartly attached to the sewing machine with an elastic band, and the cutest individual pin cushions…bet you can’t make just one!!

We have added some more images of sewing themed fabrics to help you find inspiration.  And if you are looking for Christmas gift ideas, note that a sewing kit like the one created with this free pattern would make an awesome present for anyone who loves stitching and dressmaking, whether a beginner or a seasoned expert!

Remember to send us photos of your creations, if you decide to take this up!  We would love to see and share them!

How kawaii is this sewing machine cover?

How kawaii is this sewing machine cover?

These pin cushions are adorable!!

These pin cushions are adorable!!

children fabric by Robert Kaufman with colorful squares

children fabric by Robert Kaufman with colorful squares

Robert Kaufman patchwork style panel fabric

Robert Kaufman patchwork style panel fabric

Robert Kaufman cream scissor fabric

Robert Kaufman cream scissor fabric

Robert Kaufman white sewing thread fabric

Robert Kaufman white sewing thread fabric

baby animal panel fabric by Robert Kaufman

baby animal panel fabric by Robert Kaufman

Christmas animal panel fabric by Robert Kaufman

Christmas animal panel fabric by Robert Kaufman

Robert Kaufman colorful funny emoji white fabric OMG LOL

Robert Kaufman colorful funny emoji white fabric OMG LOL

Robert Kaufman white fabric scissor Thimbles and Threads Digital Print

Robert Kaufman white fabric scissor Thimbles and Threads Digital Print