modeS4u visits Kokka (Part 1)

Continuing with their visit to Japan earlier this year, Sandra (Managing Director of modeS4u) and Alan (IT Manager), visited Kokka in Tokyo. Kokka carries a range of stunning fabrics we have available, such as nani iro and Echino fabrics. Whilst visiting them, Sandra and Alan were able to snap tons of fantastic pictures showing off Kokka’s many fabrics sewn into beautiful everyday items that will certainly inspire anyone who loves sewing! Check out the images below. Which fabric/item is your favorite?

 

Dresses, bags and a tipi using their fabrics! Doesn't the tipi look amazing?

Dresses, bags and a tipi using their fabrics! Doesn’t the tipi look amazing?

Wanderlust fabrics by Thomas Knauer

Wanderlust fabrics by Thomas Knauer

Gorgeous Echino fabrics as items

Gorgeous Echino fabrics as items

Echino fabrics as bags and skirts

Echino fabrics as bags and skirts

A beautiful dress using an Echino fabric

A beautiful dress using an Echino fabric

Nani iro textiles by Naomi Ito

Nani iro textiles by Naomi Ito

Children's items using nani iro fabrics

Children’s items using nani iro fabrics

Rough Cut designs by Ellen Baker

Rough Cut designs by Ellen Baker

Tsumiki fabrics as clothing items on display

Tsumiki fabrics as clothing items on display

Linen Jam's fabrics as clothes

Linen Jam’s fabrics as clothes

Items using fabrics from the Candy Party line

Items using fabrics from the Candy Party line

Stunning fabrics featuring popular characters

Stunning fabrics featuring popular characters

A fun vintage style Disney shirt

A fun vintage style Disney shirt

A super cool Star Wars shirt

A super cool Star Wars shirt

Fabrics featuring Disney Tsum Tsum characters and more

Fabrics featuring Disney Tsum Tsum characters and more

What a fun Monsters Inc. set!

What a fun Monsters Inc. set!

More fun fabrics featuring Disney characters, Hello Kitty, My Melody and others

More fun fabrics featuring Disney characters, Hello Kitty, My Melody and others

More beautiful fabrics, including Trefle ones, as items

More beautiful fabrics, including Trefle ones, as items

Super colorful and kawaii

Super colorful and kawaii

More fun character themed designs

More fun character themed designs

Knit fabrics on display

Knit fabrics on display

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!

Jacquard fabrics as cushion covers

Jacquard fabrics as cushion covers

Items made of Trefle fabrics

Items made of Trefle fabrics

Christmas Clothing Inspiration from Eva Maria!

We’ve teamed up with the awesome blogger, Eva Maria, who created some stunning clothes using one of our Christmas fabrics, specifically a fabric by Dear Stella! Check out the beautiful clothes she made which include a dress and a skirt. Aren’t they gorgeous?

Do you enjoy sewing? Please share photos of your lovely creations with us! Make sure to check out our other lovely fabrics you can use for your own projects!

What a gorgeous dress!

What a gorgeous dress!

So kawaii!

So kawaii!

Very detailed

Very detailed

The sleeves look comfortable

The sleeves look comfortable

This adds a little extra design to the skirt!

This adds a little extra design to the skirt!

A very sweet skirt!

A very sweet skirt!

cream bicycle & Christmas tree Xmas fabric by Dear Stella USA

cream bicycle & Christmas tree Xmas fabric by Dear Stella USA

red Lecien fabric small white bear pink snowflake

red Lecien fabric small white bear pink snowflake

blue Riley Blake fabric Christmas rabbit bird mushroom Pixie Noel

blue Riley Blake fabric Christmas rabbit bird mushroom Pixie Noel

blue Riley Blake fabric Christmas light tree bird Pixie Noel

blue Riley Blake fabric Christmas light tree bird Pixie Noel

grey brushed Canvas bear tree snowflake fabric by Kokka from Japan

grey brushed Canvas bear tree snowflake fabric by Kokka from Japan

cream oxford fabric colorful animal Christmas ornament gold metallic by Kokka

cream oxford fabric colorful animal Christmas ornament gold metallic by Kokka

cute dark green fabric with Santa Christmas tree house from Japan

cute dark green fabric with Santa Christmas tree house from Japan

light cream cute santa snowman reindeer gold metallic fabric

light cream cute santa snowman reindeer gold metallic fabric

green Michael Miller fabric Lolli Dot with shiny gold dots

green Michael Miller fabric Lolli Dot with shiny gold dots

modeS4u visits the Quilt Festival in Tokyo

Earlier this year, Sandra Boch (Managing Director of modeS4U) and Alan Mak (IT Manager) visited the Quilt Market in Tokyo and there were just so many stunning Japanese fabrics stitched into some truly incredible projects, such as quilts, toys, displays and much more. From designs featuring gorgeous floral fabrics, to those using vibrant patterned fabric, there were many inspirational projects as far as the eye could see. Which of these projects do you like the most?

This features a vine-type design

This features a vine-type design

A beautiful shaped floral design

A beautiful shaped floral design

A stunning floral pattern creation

A stunning floral pattern creation

Beautiful!

Beautiful!

A super kawaii bag

A super kawaii bag

Floral pattern bag

Floral pattern bag

Another lovely floral pattern bag

Another lovely floral pattern bag

modeS4u visits the Quilt Festival in Tokyo (Part 1) 8

modeS4u visits the Quilt Festival in Tokyo (Part 1) 8

Fabric was used to create the garden!

Fabric was used to create the garden!

Look at the detail!

Look at the detail!

So kawaii!

So kawaii!

Very creative!

Very creative!

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Fairy tale characters

Fairy tale characters

So much detail

So much detail

Again, so much attention to detail

Again, so much attention to detail

Very cute

Very cute

A beautiful large display

A beautiful large display

More creativity on display

More creativity on display

A gorgeous design

A gorgeous design

modeS4u visits the Quilt Festival in Tokyo

Earlier this year, Sandra Boch (Managing Director of modeS4U) and Alan Mak (IT Manager) visited the Quilt Market in Tokyo and there were just so many stunning Japanese fabrics stitched into some truly incredible projects, such as quilts, toys, displays and much more. From designs featuring gorgeous floral fabrics, to those using vibrant patterned fabric, there were many inspirational projects as far as the eye could see. Which of these projects do you like the most?

This features a vine-type design

This features a vine-type design

A beautiful shaped floral design

A beautiful shaped floral design

A stunning floral pattern creation

A stunning floral pattern creation

Beautiful!

Beautiful!

A super kawaii bag

A super kawaii bag

Floral pattern bag

Floral pattern bag

Another lovely floral pattern bag

Another lovely floral pattern bag

modeS4u visits the Quilt Festival in Tokyo (Part 1) 8

modeS4u visits the Quilt Festival in Tokyo (Part 1) 8

Fabric was used to create the garden!

Fabric was used to create the garden!

Look at the detail!

Look at the detail!

So kawaii!

So kawaii!

Very creative!

Very creative!

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Fairy tale characters

Fairy tale characters

So much detail

So much detail

Again, so much attention to detail

Again, so much attention to detail

Very cute

Very cute

A beautiful large display

A beautiful large display

More creativity on display

More creativity on display

A gorgeous design

A gorgeous design

modes4u visits Quilt Market (Part 3)

In our final blog post regarding 2016’s Quilt Market, we show off more lovely fabrics seen by some of the best known fabric producers out there. Riley Blake fabrics were on display at their booth through super cute creations like oven mitts. Lecien was also on hand and had a beautiful pillow made of their fabrics at their booth. We also came across kawaii rabbit toys made by Moda, as well as many more wonderful displays at various booths around the convention. Sandra, modes4u’s Managing Director, also met with the head designer of the up and coming fabric designer and producer, Cotton + Steel, Melody Miller. Check out the images of the colorful fabrics below!

A beautiful Riley Blake display

A beautiful Riley Blake display

We love this blanket they created with their fabrics

We love this blanket they created with their fabrics

Inspiration for your projects!

Inspiration for your projects!

Super cute Riley Blake fabrics designs

Super cute Riley Blake fabrics designs

Their booth display was very creative

Their booth display was very creative

These oven mits made of Riley Blake fabrics are too cute!

These oven mitts made of Riley Blake fabrics are too cute!

Beautiful items made of the fabrics

Beautiful items made of the fabrics

More beautiful items made of the fabrics

More beautiful items made of the fabrics

Riley Blake's booth was overflowing with creativity and color!

Riley Blake’s booth was overflowing with creativity and color!

This pillow made of Lecien fabrics is adorable!

This pillow made of Lecien fabrics is adorable!

These bunnies by Moda are lovely

These bunnies by Moda are lovely

Here are some booth displays around the event

Here are some booth displays around the event

There are some beautiful dresses here

There are some beautiful dresses here

These colorful items really show off the fabrics used

These colorful items really show off the fabrics used

Adorable children's clothing

Adorable children’s clothing

Beautiful designs made from exquisite fabrics

Beautiful designs made from exquisite fabrics

What a gorgeous dress!

What a gorgeous dress!

The event was filled with amazing fabric producers

The event was filled with amazing fabric producers

Sandra with Melody Miller (second from the left, wearing the pink headband) of Cotton + Steel

Sandra with Melody Miller (second from the left, wearing the pink headband) of Cotton + Steel

See us in Näh was mit Wachstuch !

We were featured in a special patchwork edition of Näh was mit Wachstuch in which you can see many of our stunning fabrics including our laminate fabrics! In this edition, you’ll find our Echino laminates, Hello Kitty laminates and more. Take a look below!

Our fabrics in Näh was mit Wachstuch

Our fabrics in Näh was mit Wachstuch

The Näh was mit Wachstuch edition

The Näh was mit Wachstuch edition

light pink Hello Kitty face text laminate fabric Sanrio Japan

light pink Hello Kitty face text laminate fabric Sanrio Japan

orange grey cloud stripes border glitter laminate fabric Kokka

orange grey cloud stripes border glitter laminate fabric Kokka

echino grey-blue canvas laminate fabric orange triangle bird from Japan

echino grey-blue canvas laminate fabric orange triangle bird from Japan

echino moss green canvas laminate fabric green triangle bird from Japan

echino moss green canvas laminate fabric green triangle bird from Japan

grey fox animal premium laminate fabric 'Fabulous Foxes' by Robert Kaufman

grey fox animal premium laminate fabric ‘Fabulous Foxes’ by Robert Kaufman

grey Robert Kaufman vintage sewing fabric Sewing Studio

grey Robert Kaufman vintage sewing fabric Sewing Studio

modes4u visits Quilt Market (Part 2)

Continuing with modes4u’s visit to the Quilt Market in Houston, Texas, we saw lots of stunning fabrics from more beloved fabric producers. Alexander Henry‘s booth featured creative character designs whilst Cloud 9 fabrics were shown off through stunning creations. Many Japanese fabric producers were also on hand, such as Kiyohara, Kokka, Echino and Hokkoh. Check out the gorgeous pictures below!

Alexander Henry character designs

Alexander Henry character designs

Aren't these Alexander Henry designs super creative?

Aren’t these Alexander Henry designs super creative?

Cloud 9's beautiful booth

Cloud 9’s beautiful booth

Check out these lovely creations using Cloud 9 fabrics

Check out these lovely creations using Cloud 9 fabrics

We love all of these Cloud 9 creations!

We love all of these Cloud 9 creations!

These dresses and quilts using Cloud 9 fabrics are stunning

These dresses and quilts using Cloud 9 fabrics are stunning

So many beautiful items on display!

So many beautiful items on display!

Hokkoh had lovely items on display too

Hokkoh had lovely items on display too

So kawaii!

So kawaii!

Beautiful Kiyohara fabrics

Beautiful Kiyohara fabrics

Kiyohara items and notions

Kiyohara items and notions

They had a great booth display!

They had a great booth display!

Aren't these items beautiful?

Aren’t these items beautiful?

These clothes aare gorgeous!

These clothes aare gorgeous!

A very nice, colorful and creative display

A very nice, colorful and creative display

Hokkoh's banner was made of fabric!

Hokkoh’s banner was made of fabric!

See Us in Sew Magazine!

We’ve been partnering with the fantastic Sew Magazine to bring you fun giveaways and more! We really wanted to share with you when we’ve been mentioned in their magazines. For their June issue, we were mentioned as a stockist with our beautiful Echino fabric featured. For their July issue, we teamed up with them to give away 10 fantastic fabric bundles and for their recent Christmas issue, we’re currently running another fun fabric giveaway with them, this time it’s Christmas themed! Check out our mentions, plus some of the fabrics that were featured!

Our fabric bundle in their Christmas edition

Our fabric bundle in their Christmas edition

Sew Magazine's Christmas Issue

Sew Magazine’s Christmas Issue

Our fabric giveaway in their July edition

Our fabric giveaway in their July edition

Sew Magazine's July Issue

Sew Magazine’s July Issue

A stunning dress featured in their June issue

A stunning dress featured in their June issue

Our mention as a stockist in their June edition

Our mention as a stockist in their June edition

Sew Magazine's June edition

Sew Magazine’s June edition

blue black triangle geo bird Jacquard echino fabric

blue black triangle geo bird Jacquard echino fabric

grey orange purple triangle geo bird Jacquard echino fabric

grey orange purple triangle geo bird Jacquard echino fabric

cute colourful owls fabric What a Hoot USA designer

cute colourful owls fabric What a Hoot USA designer

echino canvas fabric Buck stag with glasses black

echino canvas fabric Buck stag with glasses black

blue fabric with colorful deer bear fox Christmas by Timeless Treasures

blue fabric with colorful deer bear fox Christmas by Timeless Treasures

white 'Festive' colorful Christmas stocking sock Cloud 9 organic cotton fabric

white ‘Festive’ colorful Christmas stocking sock Cloud 9 organic cotton fabric

turquoise Gingerbread Houses Christmas fabric Michael Miller

turquoise Gingerbread Houses Christmas fabric Michael Miller

lime green cute colorful santa reindeer Christmas decoration fabric from Japan

lime green cute colorful santa reindeer Christmas decoration fabric from Japan

Join our giveaway with Laisse Luciefer!

We have another fun giveaway going, this time with the awesome Laisse Luciefer! One lucky winner willl get 6 beautiful Echino fabrics! Simply head on over to their site to enter the contest. Don’t forget to check out the super cute bag they made with our fabrics!

Take a look at some of the other awesome Echino fabrics we have, for inspiration for your projects! Good luck!

Join our giveaway with Laisse Luciefer!

Join our giveaway with Laisse Luciefer!

Look at this stunning bag!

Look at this stunning bag!

 

echino canvas fabric Buck stag with glasses blue

echino canvas fabric Buck stag with glasses blue

echino dark blue canvas laminate fabric silver triangle dot fox from Japan

echino dark blue canvas laminate fabric silver triangle dot fox from Japan

blue white diamond dice cotton sateen glitter laminate fabric

blue white diamond dice cotton sateen glitter laminate fabric

echino sea green blue natural color canvas fabric shapes silver bird from Japan

echino sea green blue natural color canvas fabric shapes silver bird from Japan

solid mustard coloured echino canvas fabric from Japan

solid mustard coloured echino canvas fabric from Japan

natural color echino fabric stag with gold metallic dots laminate fabric Sambar

natural color echino fabric stag with gold metallic dots laminate fabric Sambar

navy blue echino silver metallic animal leaf skull laminate fabric

navy blue echino silver metallic animal leaf skull laminate fabric

off-white echino canvas fabric silver metallic stripe zig zag triangle Piece

off-white echino canvas fabric silver metallic stripe zig zag triangle Piece

black echino canvas fabric gold metallic animal leaf skull Classic Animals

black echino canvas fabric gold metallic animal leaf skull Classic Animals

orange grey cloud stripes border glitter laminate fabric Kokka

orange grey cloud stripes border glitter laminate fabric Kokka

echino natural color canvas laminate fabric yellow silver stripe dots from Japan

echino natural color canvas laminate fabric yellow silver stripe dots from Japan

Join our Giveaway with Tea Rose Home!

We have another fabulous fabric giveaway running, this time with the lovely Tea Rose Home! In this giveaway, 1 lucky winner will receive 8 stunning Echino fabrics. To join, simply head on over to the Tea Rose Home site to enter.

Make sure to check out these super beautiful items they also made using one of our love Andover fabrics too. What great inspiration for all your sewing projects!

Join our Giveaway with Tea Rose Home!

Join our Giveaway with Tea Rose Home!

Check out these lovely items they made with our fabric!

Check out these lovely items they made with our fabric!

So kawaii!

So kawaii!

What a sweet design!

What a sweet design!

white Christmas wonderland house fabric Andover USA

white Christmas wonderland house fabric Andover USA

blue black triangle geo bird Jacquard echino fabric

blue black triangle geo bird Jacquard echino fabric

echino sea green blue natural color canvas fabric shapes silver bird from Japan

echino sea green blue natural color canvas fabric shapes silver bird from Japan

echino grey orange natural color canvas laminate fabric bird from Japan

echino grey orange natural color canvas laminate fabric bird from Japan

echino canvas fabric Buck stag with glasses blue

echino canvas fabric Buck stag with glasses blue

turquoise echino canvas fabric Frame owl giraffe deer

turquoise echino canvas fabric Frame owl giraffe deer

extra wide blue echino poplin fabric fox dot blossom

extra wide blue echino poplin fabric fox dot blossom

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