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Winner of the 3rd Birthday Giveaway

Thank you all for participating and your lovely birthday wishes Unfortunately I can only pick one winner, and the winner is… Kirsti! She has won for herself a copy of the following book – Sew Chic Kids   Congratulations Kirsti! I will be emailing you to get your contact details. This week will be a […]

Happy 3rd Birthday to Japanese Sewing Books!


It’s the time of the year again to think back about how far I have come with this blog. First post ever! 13th December 2011. Recognize this? Over the past 3 years, I’ve changed the theme a couple of times, and never thought to archive the very first “look” of the blog. Thanks to the […]

Winner of Giveaway – Linen, Wool, Cotton Kids – Now in English

and the winner of this lovely book is….. Jowyn Jenson! Congratulations Jowyn, I will be emailing you soon! Happy Sewing!  

Book Review and Giveaway – Linen, Wool, Cotton Kids – Now in English


If you have been following my site faithfully for the past few years, you may remember the balloon dress sew-along from this book two years ago? I know many of you purchased the Japanese version upon my recommendation and created beautiful balloon dresses (the one shown on the cover) and made other dresses from it […]

Winner of Japan Lovely Crafts giveaway


Thank you all for your support and participation. We know many of you are great fans of Japanese Sewing Books and Japan Lovely Crafts but unfortunately we can only pick 1 winner! and the winner is…… Caroline C Tan! Caroline, we will be contacting you by email to get your contact details. For those who […]

Giveaway from Japan Lovely Crafts


It has been a while since we had a giveaway on the blog. It’s about time! Those of you who have been to my blog must have noticed my sponsor’s banner Japan Lovely Crafts on the right sidebar.  Japan Lovely Crafts is an Etsy store run by the very lovely Nobuko who is based in […]

Winner of 2nd Birthday Giveaway!

It’s snowing today in Sapporo and I dread to get out of my cosy bed. But I know you must be waiting for the announcement! Before I do that I just wanted to thank you all for your wonderful suggestions and for taking part in the contest. There were 110 participants in all. I hear […]

Summer Magazine Giveaway – Cotton Friend


So, being terribly ambitious, I said I was going to release a new pattern today. But it was not meant to be. I’m still in the middle of drafting the different sizes and testing out patterns, I have not even started on the video/photo taking yet So in the absence of a “real” blog post […]

Winner of Giveaway #5


And…The winner of Giveaway #5 is Pamela. Congratulations Pamela! I will be emailing you soon for your address. Pamela MAY 13, 2013 AT 9:19 PM These books fascinate me. I want to find them and just page through for as long as it takes. Thank you for all the information you provide on your blog. […]

Giveaway #5 of 5 – Last chance to win!


And…The winner of Giveaway #4 is Evie. Congratulations Evie! Inna will be contacting you soon. Evie • 3 days ago I really need to try Japanese patterns. Just need more sewing hours in the day! But I suspect I’m not alone in that… And now is the time to announce the fifth and final giveaway – 毎日着たいワンピース […]