This was a fun project and thanks to both the book, A Year of Sewing with Nani IRO and the publisher’s videos on YouTube, I definitely grew my skills in garment construction. If you’ve sewn 1 or 2 garments and feel confident with your sewing machine, this could be a good project for you.Continue reading “Nani IRO dress is finished”
Choosing Fabric for Nani Iro Dress Pattern
A few days ago, I made it to the Draper’s Daughter in Chichester, England to select fabric from Japanese designer Nani Iro.
In the days leading up to the trip, I stumbled into an interesting textile history across many continents*, starting in 1650 London with Petticoat Lane.Continue reading “Choosing Fabric for Nani Iro Dress Pattern”
Nani Iro – Japanese dress project
I’m in London for the BETT show and starting my next project – the Short Sleeved Gathered Dress designed by Nani Iro. Next week I am heading to the Draper’s Daughter in Chichester, England to look for Nani Iro fabrics to make the dress.
Follow me on my [new] instagram page to see the project happen @katiedays_makes