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

Try creating your own Japanese knot bags!

If there is a stylish fabric bag pattern you can revisit anytime, and grow your sewing abilities with, it is the Japanese knot bag!  A total beginner can absolutely succeed with the simplest knot bag design, and the sewing expert can easily find or even create a more complex and demanding version of it. Check out this fun tutorial you can refer to in order to get started!

For those of you unfamiliar with this casual, delightful bag shape, as well as for any lovers of fabric bags, we have gathered some great pictures from Pinterest.  They show the awesomeness of good design when coupled with a smart selection of fabrics such as Japanese fabrics, flower fabrics etc.  In some of the pictures, you will see minimal variations can result in a wonderful new look!

Basic knot bags are incredibly easy to make, and make for a really fun DIY project. You can even draw your own pattern and customize it according to taste or needs.  There are tiny knot bags you can wear on your wrist like a mini handbag, and large ones designed to hang from your shoulder.

This is a great sewing project if you want to sew your own fabric bags in no time, or want to surprise a loved one with a beautiful handmade gift.  Go for it, and share with us some pictures of your finished knot bag!

We are mesmerized by this bag! ( from marthastewart.com )

We are mesmerized by this bag! ( from marthastewart.com )

Stylish and practical! ( from indigobird-design.blogspot.com )

Stylish and practical! ( from indigobird-design.blogspot.com )

Which design do you like best here?

Which design do you like best here?

We want one of these!! ( from daphnenen on etsy.com )

We want one of these!! ( from daphnenen on etsy.com )

These are so cool! ( from WingsWorld on etsy.com )

These are so cool! ( from WingsWorld on etsy.com )

Love it! ( from Ada Kwan )

Love it! ( from Ada Kwan )

This is the bag when ready to sling on your shoulder. (by Elina N)

This is the bag when ready to sling on your shoulder. (by Elina N)

This is what it looks like flat! (by Elina N)

This is what it looks like flat! (by Elina N)

What you need to get started on your own bag! ( from diydistrict.com )

What you need to get started on your own bag! ( from diydistrict.com )

embellished dark red Asia flower fabric by Quilt Gate

embellished dark red Asia flower fabric by Quilt Gate

cream Cosmo fabric with circles and flowers

cream Cosmo fabric with circles and flowers

light cream structured cute flower dobby fabric from Japan

light cream structured cute flower dobby fabric from Japan

light blue Asia peach pink flower amunzen fabric from Japan

light blue Asia peach pink flower amunzen fabric from Japan

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

We have stunning new Effervescence Digital fabrics in our shop!!

We know many of you absolutely LOVE the stunning Effervescence fabrics we have in our shop! We are super excited to announce that we have NEW Effervescence Digital fabrics, designed by Amelia Caruso, just for you.

These Robert Kaufman fabrics are absolutely gorgeous, plus they’re so versatile. They’re perfect for dresses, quilt projects, skirts etc. These fabrics are also digitally printed, meaning they are especially vibrant and detailed. We were blown away when we first saw these designs. Take a look at some of this collection’s new fabrics, and let us know which design is your favorite!

We can't get enough of these gorgeous designs!

We can’t get enough of these gorgeous designs!

How stunning are these?

How stunning are these?

We love these patterns!

We love these patterns!

navy blue Robert Kaufman Effervescence Digital fabric with dots

navy blue Robert Kaufman Effervescence Digital fabric with dots

Robert Kaufman Effervescence Digital fabric with red dots

Robert Kaufman Effervescence Digital fabric with red dots

colorful dot Effervescence Digital Robert Kaufman fabric

colorful dot Effervescence Digital Robert Kaufman fabric

Effervescence Digital Panel fabric by Robert Kaufman in orange and purple

Effervescence Digital Panel fabric by Robert Kaufman in orange and purple

Robert Kaufman rainbow color Effervescence Digital Panel fabric

Robert Kaufman rainbow color Effervescence Digital Panel fabric

blue Effervescence Digital Panel fabric by Robert Kaufman

blue Effervescence Digital Panel fabric by Robert Kaufman

Effervescence Digital Robert Kaufman fabric with circles in blue

Effervescence Digital Robert Kaufman fabric with circles in blue

Robert Kaufman rainbow color fabric with circles Effervescence

Robert Kaufman rainbow color fabric with circles Effervescence

black Robert Kaufman fabric with colorful circles Effervescence

black Robert Kaufman fabric with colorful circles Effervescence

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

You MUST look at the beautiful cushion covers made from fabrics from our shop!

We LOVE these incredible cushion covers, belts and quilts our awesome customer Lodeker made, using many beautiful flower fabrics and Asian fabrics that were purchased from our shop! These cushions look perfect to keep in your living room, on your couch, bed etc. The fabrics are stunning and work great as covers, quilts and belts; we absolutely love what Lodeker has created here!

Check out her etsy page for more stunning creations. If you have sewn anything with fabrics you’ve purchased from us, please do send us photos. We love seeing what you create!

How sophisticated!

How sophisticated!

Beautiful and mesmerizing!

Beautiful and mesmerizing!

This look so cool!

This looks so cool!

We simply must have this!

We simply must have this!

Aren't these gorgeous?

Aren’t these gorgeous?

We want a set of these!

We want a set of these!

Gorgeous in green!

Gorgeous in green!

How bright and beautiful!

How bright and beautiful!

We can't stop staring at this!

We can’t stop staring at this!

Stunning, aren't they?

Stunning, aren’t they?

This belt is so cute!

This belt is so cute!

Perfect for chilly climates!

Perfect for chilly climates!

Our EXCLUSIVE Japanese Fabric Sale Begins RIGHT NOW!

Great news! Our exclusive Japanese Fabric Sale starts NOW! For a limited time only, you will get all the finest designs at very low prices. We have lots of gorgeous designs on many different material types such as canvas, cotton, dobby etc. But HURRY, this sale won’t last forever and sold out designs won’t be restocked! This unique offer is available until the end of the month ONLY.

Check out our new Japanese Fabric Sale!

Check out our new Japanese Fabric Sale!

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