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The Short Sleeve Work Dress from Nani IRO Sewing Studio

August 30, 2019

I have been quiet… quietly obsessing with this fabric from nani IRO’s beau yin yang collection from 2 years ago. It is one of my favorite collections since the whole collection is in my favorite monochromatic palette.

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Book Review – Learn Skills to Sew like a Professional

August 23, 2019

So I just realized with horror that my last book review was 2 months ago! Where did the time go? If you have been following me on Instagram, I went for a short holiday in June, came back and spent almost of the rest of June busy sewing for my brother’s wedding. Oh and I also released a new bag pattern๐Ÿ˜›

On top of that I’m doing some partial house renovation at the moment so I’ve had to move things around a bit to make space and that includes some works to my sewing area. So I think you can all understand why now. Keeping up with the blog is difficult because I need to take photos and videos then edit them. and all these on top of my daily full time job as a mother of 3.

Anyway, the good news is the book buying doesn’t stop…. but the bad news is I have a growing pile of them to review. I hope that once the renovation is over I will have more space and the setup will make it easier for me to take photos quickly!

Back to this book review. It’s an English version of a book that I bought back in 2016 when it was first released. The title of the book is Learn Skills to Sew like a Professional.

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GIVEAWAY of The Nani Iro Sewing Studio

April 26, 2019

In the last blog post I mentioned that there will be a giveaway for this new English version of the nani IRO Sewing Studio didn’t I? Well, it’s happening now on my Instagram account

The book won’t be released till mid June so here’s a rare chance for you to win one before the official release date! Hop on over to take part!

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Book Review – Nani Iro Sewing Studio (now in English)

April 16, 2019

It’s been about a year since the launch of nani IRO’s latest sewing book and I know many of you have bought the book thanks to the gorgeous pictures and fabric, never mind if you can’t read a word of Japanese. But I have good news for you, for World Book Media (@ZakkaWorkshop on IG) has translated the book and it will be soon available in major bookstores in June!

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Book Review – Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns (English)

April 6, 2019

You know, sewing garments generates a lot of fabric scraps, and I have this box full of lovely fabric scraps that I’ve been reluctant to throw away. I always think to myself that one day, when I have the time, I will make a quilt out of all my scraps. Never mind the fact that I don’t actually know much about patchwork or quilting, till Tuttle sent me this book – Shizuko Kuroha’s Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns. I learned so much just by reading through it, that I think I will really have to try it out soon!

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