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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 […]

Giveaway #4 of 5


Thank you all for the comments! The winner of Giveaway #3 is Maider. Congratulations! Inna will be contacting you soon for your mailing address. Maider • 2 days ago Thanks for the giveaway!!! I am sewing a jersey knit top, after sewing a jersey knit dress, I want more and more of jersey knit! Ha, ha, ha… […]

Giveaway #3 of 5


Once again, very fun to read all of your comments The winner of Giveaway #2 is Angela. Congratulations Angela! I will be emailing you soon for your address. Angela MAY 5, 2013 AT 7:52 PM I sew from the children’s books, but not for the adult-sized books, so I would love to try this one  Thanks […]

Giveaway #2 of 5


Thank you all for the lovely comments! The winner of Giveaway #1 is Athena Neill. Please contact either Inna or I and provide your address. GuidingDuck (Athena Neill) MAY 1, 2013 AT 10:29 PM Please enter me in the giveaway! Thanks so much for sharing the Japanese pattern love:) And now is the time to […]