You can never have too many books.
I have picked up so many Japanese books and put them down again - paralysed by the choice of so many wonderful projects. Some are scarily detailed and I wonder if I will ever get around to finishing?? Would love to though
someone should do a translation of them, they are fabulous and i know i want to do some of the projects. but i am a real follower of the pattern! x go for it. x
go on. give it a try! you can absolutely work out a pattern from the pictures alone. what a great adventure!
These look inspiring! In my experience there are few books with really good pattern instructions anyway, so I say just have a crack at it! Jxo
Oh i'm with you, i love Japanese books too, love Posie
Go for it! Inspiration in them means it won't matter if you can't read the lingo ;-)
I'm with Judith, most destructions are awful anyway! I tend to use books like this as coffee table reads - they look pretty but I often don't actually make anything from them! I just like the fabric porn.
I've never even see these books in the states! They look wonderful!
I love the Japanese dress pattern books - I know Kate at M is for Make sells the books with her own English translations of the sewing terms. Look I even gave you the link - are we even now?http://www.misformake.co.uk/category/japanese-craft-books
oooh please Had, no more pictures... I've got enough on my wishlist already! If the books are even half as brilliant as the fabrics...we're in trouble!
Go for it!
The pictures you posted look fantastic - every last item is beautiful! Go for it! :-)
One of my best friends here is Japanese. Send me the books and I'll tell you what they say!
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