Easy-to-sew wardrobe basics to wear throughout the year, no matter the season!
Discover easy-to-wear and easy-to-make clothing and accessories for all seasons inSimply Sewn. The 31 versatile, contemporary clothing designs in this book include dresses, shirts, pants, and jackets that are comfortable and appropriate for all figures. Uncomplicated accessories--including scarfs, wraps and bags--add even more options to the collection. The simple, modern style found throughout allows for easy combinations to create a stylish everyday wardrobe. Basic sewing techniques and simple sewing patterns make this perfect for sewists of all levels.
Simply Sewn offers many ideas for wearing the garments year round: a summery sleeveless dress is transformed into a winter look when it is layered with a turtleneck or cozy shrug. Checked capris work into fall when topped with a warm vest. Numerous step-by-step photos and illustrations aid making the sewing process simple and full-size pattern inserts range in sizes from small to extra-large.
Find a variety of pattern options and versatility in the garments you sew withSimply Sewn. You'll fill your wardrobe in no time with these easy to make and wear garments.
About the Author
Michiyo Ito started a fashion line under the brand name MayMe in 2004 in Japan. Her aim is to design "cute and simple" wardrobe favorites: articles of clothing you feel comfortable wearing, look good in and return to frequently. She sells her clothing in her on-line store, at select boutiques and at trade shows. She is the author of two sewing books of her own designs (not published in the US) and also contributes projects to Japanese sewing publications.
"This 128-page book contains everything you need to get started sewing your clothes." --All Free Sewing
"I love the look of simple, easy clothing and when I opened up Simply Sewn by Michiyo Ito, I was immediately connected to her easy going style." --Sew Take a Hike
"Simply Sewn is a wonderful introduction to Japanese clothing production. It is easy to follow and great for the beginner or intermediate sewist." --Pattern Preview