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Trouser Pattern Intensive - 3 Days in COOLAMON24-Sep-2021

Book all three days and get an automatic 15% discount! A Fabulous 3 Days of Creative Patt..

Dress Pattern Intensive - 3 Days in COOLAMON.27-Aug-2021

Book all three days and get an automatic 10% discount! A Fabulous 3 Days of Creative Pat..

COOLAMON - A Special Deal for this Fashion Design Intensive05-Jul-2021

Four Fabulous Days in the Autumn School Holidays Starting on Monday 5th July, I'll be running fo..

WE ARE MOVING - Website Issues08-Jun-2021

General Announcement about the Website I'm sure a few of you have noticed that commenting on..

Sewing Class Dates in the Riverina - 202104-Jun-2021

All Sewing Classes are Listed for Wagga & Coolamon I have listed all my sewing classes ..

Where to Start for Sewing Classes01-Jun-2021

Preparation for Sewing... If you have a quick look at the website, you'll see that I have sc..


Japan Skirt - Sewing Instructions

Saturday, April 24, 2021

The Japan Skirt has it's origin in Japanese folk costume.  It's based on a simple rectangle of fabric, wrapped around the waist.  In this case I've finessed the fit on the waist by including a dart shape in the zip/drape seam.  Even with the dart you'll find the waist of the skirt is positioned more in the low waist area, and is not a tight fit.  If you would like to create a closer fit on the waist you'll find all the details at the end of this post. Keep Reading...

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