Browsing the archives for the Japanese Sewing Book Giveaways category

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!  

Winner of Giveaway from Modes4U

And the winner of this awesome fabric bundle sponsored by is… *drumroll*…. Jamie Bair!  Congratulations Jamie, I will be in touch with you soon via email so that can send you your prize.

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 […]

Giveaway – Fabric Bundle from Modes4U

It’s time for another great giveaway! This time round, you stand to win a wonderful fabric bundle from the kind folks at Modes4U. Modes4U is an online shop selling all kinds of cute stuff, many imported from Japan and their selection is just simply out of this world! They have all the cute character goods from […]

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 […]

Japanese Sewing Books is 2 yrs old – Book and Fabric GIVEAWAY!


Japanese Sewing is turning 2! Sometimes I can’t believe I lasted for so long. I started this blog as a way to document my efforts in translating Japanese sewing book instructions, and at the same time pick up some Japanese along the way. Two years down and thanks to all your support, encouraging comments, […]