Popular Japanese fashion designer and author Yoshiko Tsukiori presents a fabulous new collection of lightweight wraps that are easy to sew and look fantastic. In this book, she provides five free pull-out patterns that can be used to create 22 timeless wraps to keep the chill off and look great in the process.
All the designs can be sewn in a few hours for a fraction of what you would pay in a store! And it is easy to mix and match different fabrics and styles to suit your wardrobe and mood.
Here are just a few of the pieces you can make with this book:
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- A casual-to-dressy hooded cape
- A flowing draped jacket or vest
- A loose-and-light linen or wool coat
- A simple, feminine, lightweight poncho
- A ruffled bolero or classic blazer
- A quilted coat or vest
- A faux fur collar or stole
- And much more, including pieces that work as dresses or tops!
Yoshiko Tsukiori is an icon of DIY fashion, garnering fans in France, Australia, the UK and the North America, as well as in her native Japan. Her designs span from clothes for babies and children to women's daily wear to wedding dresses. She is the author of the universally popular Stylish Dress Book
series and many other titles.
"Use five full-sized mix-and-match pattern pieces to create 22 ponchos, capes, coats and more. All of the easy designs can be made in a few hours, even by beginners." --Sew magazine
"Thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, Stylish Wraps Sewing Book is unreservedly recommended for personal needlecraft instructional reference collections." --Midwest Book Review
"Known for Japanese fashions for home stitchers, designer Tsukiori (Stylish Dress Book) fills her latest sewing book with patterns for wraps, among them fleece ponchos, boiled-wool capes, and quilted coats, and haberdashery, including a pom-pom earbob. Each item she features requires at least a modicum of experience to make." --Publishers Weekly
"Japanese fashion designer Yoshiko Tsukiori created this collection of lightweight wraps to be easy to sew and look fantastic. Five included patterns are used to make 22 timeless wraps, including capes, ponchos, jackets, coats and stoles. The versatile patterns are easy to adapt to suit your personal style, and the soft loose lines are flattering on any figure. Whether your tastes run to feminine, classic or both, this book has something for you." --Sew News magazine
"...the latest book to be translated to English from Yoshiko Tsukiori that is full of patterns for ponchos, capes, coats, jackets, all the stylish ways you can keep yourself warm." --JapaneseSewingBooks.com