More Japanese Pattern Shorts

Another venture into Japanese Sewing Books.
Heart warming series kids books

 This one wasn’t quite so easy as the last. It seems I cut out the wrong top pattern because there were 3 sheets of patterns that came with the book. The top and shorts were labelled D but there were three different  patterns labelled D on the various sheets and I cut out the wrong one. After sewing the top together I could tell it was the wrong shape so I did a bit of creative doctoring! Because it was so boxy, I decided to make it a high/low top. After she wore these shorts all day I realized they look much cuter worn higher on her legs to look more like bloomers.

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Comments

  1. Christel says:

    Love this! Is she happy with it?

  2. Sew Blessed Maw says:

    Love this set..so cute. The check fabric with the other print is
    just cute as it can be..
    ps…this kind of set is JUST as cute as a dress.lol
    I think I need to find a Japanese kids sewing book..Love these patterns..

  3. vintage grey says:

    These are so sweet!! Love the fabric, and shirt!! So perfect for the summer!! xo Heather

  4. Jessiegirl says:

    where do you get your japanese sewing books? I don’t have a local source where i can browse through foreign craft books, so online only it is.

  5. Kat Folloder says:

    So cute! Love the bloomer-shorts! http://www.ourhomespunhaven.blogspot.com

  6. Tonna @ USS Crafty says:

    I love the fabric! cute!

  7. Kat @ sewchibi.blogspot.com says:

    ARRGGHH!!! I’ve been drooling over that book for months! I just saw that you dabble in Japanese Pattern sewing; that’s soo cool! I’m starting to do some too! The patterns are tons better than western ones!

  8. I found a large selection of Japanese pattern books @ my local Japanese grocery store – some are actually affordable. Some of the adult pattern books are interesting too.

  9. Christy Dean Photography says:

    I am hoping that someone can pdf these patterns. I am so smitten with Japanese patterns for kids. There is such a softness and comfort in the design. They always look organic to me. Wonderful job deciphering!

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