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Apron dress - This is a style similar to one from Japanese pattern book 'Pretty Mature Natural Wardrobe'

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Simple Can Cozy: free pattern I got a similar patern from my Grandma, called a 'glass jacket'. The pattern book it came from said $.10 on the cover!

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Haute Couture Beads Motif 100 - Japanese Bead Embroidery Stitch Pattern Book - Keiji Tagawa - B395-13 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Dark Side of Typography

printsandthings: “I could go on the Oxford Asian Textile Group’s first outing of 2011 to see Japanese textiles at the Ashmolean Museum… …One of the most wonderful things, in my opinion, was a huge (C19?) pattern book, full of all the different stencil patterns that could be printed onto fabric to make into a kimono…”

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Top 10 Japanese Sewing Pattern Books

One of my all time favourite Japanese pattern books! Translate Japanese patterns at

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