This is a book that explains how to easily make clothes that look casual but neat.
The author, Aoi Koda, who has experience as both a pattern maker and a designer at an apparel manufacturer, uses her unique method to teach even beginners tips on how to make clothes neatly and efficiently.
A few tips for making it neatly and efficiently
Lesson1 Skirts and pants…Gathered skirts, pants, leggings pants
Lesson 2 Blouses and dresses…tunic with dolman sleeves, blouse with changed back, gathered neck blouse, jumper skirt, dress, set-up
Lesson 3 Vests, jackets, coats…Before you start making collarless jackets, vests, gilets, hitoe coats, raglan sleeve coats…How to choose the size/how to make the pattern/how to cut the fabric, etc.
- Release Date:
- May, 2022
- NHK Publishing
She was born and currently resides in Kyoto. She is a sewing designer who, after working in design and pattern-making at an apparel company, went freelance.
She runs a sewing class called “LaLa Sewing ete”, where she creates clothing, bags, and lifestyle goods mainly from linen materials. She imparts easy and enjoyable sewing techniques using efficient sewing technology from the apparel industry and her unique ideas.
In the spring of 2023, she newly opened “LaLa Sewing ete”, which incorporates a sewing class, fabric shop, and event space in a quiet residential area close to Shimogamo Shrine in Kyoto.
She is also successfully running online lessons and a shop. She has written numerous books.
Aoi Koda’s books
Lady denim by Aoi Koda¥1,870
Aoi Koda’s Easy and Beautiful Clothes¥1,760
21 Designs with Pattern Arrangement – Master Sewing Techniques to Enjoy Making Clothes by Aoi Koda¥1,870
Wedding dresses & guest dresses made from fine linen – Aoi Koda¥2,200
The clothes put on to 10year destination – Aoi Koda¥1,705
Sweets Clothes for Adults by Aoi Koda¥1,760
STYLISH Wardrobe by Aoi koda¥1,430
Adult clothes worn for a long time by Aoi koda¥1,650
Recommendation of setup style by Aoi koda¥1,650
Basics of sewing lessons by Aoi koda¥1,650
Pattern Lesson Spring-Summer Clothing by Aoi koda¥1,430
Pattern Lesson Fall Winter Clothing by Aoi koda¥1,430
Basic is 7 one-piece by Aoi koda¥1,430
Beautiful clothes made with attention patterns and techniques by Aoi koda¥1,650