If you don't speak Japanese, this is the book for you

You too can enjoy sewing beautiful Japanese sewing patterns.

Step-by-step guide to help you quickly and successfully create the amazing designs Japanese sewing books have to offer.

  • All you need to translate and understand Japanese sewing patterns in one handy ebook
  • 2 print-at-home Japanese sewing patterns
  • Additional ebook, Easy Japanese Sewing Patterns for in-depth sewing instructions in Japanese and English


Package: The Book + Two Sewing Patterns + Illustrated Instructions

Everything you need to build your confidence using Japanese sewing patterns

How to Sew Japanese Sewing Patterns

Designed to help you quickly and successfully create the amazing designs Japanese sewing books have to offer.

  1. 18+ diagrams and photos guides you step-by-step through the entire Japanese sewing process
  2. Reference tables helps you to instantly translate Japanese sewing terms into English
  3. Conversion charts for Japanese to Western clothing sizes for women’s, men’s and children’s clothing
  4. 38 pages of valuable information for your ongoing future reference
  5. Suitable for all levels of sewing experience

2 Easy Japanese Sewing Patterns

  1. High-waisted knee length skirt with bow waist tie
  2. Flattering summer dress with a pleated neckline
  3. Print at home PDF (includes printing instructions)
  4. Available in four Japanese sizes: S, M, L, LL

Illustrated Instructions

  1. In-depth, step-by-step instructions with 15+ diagrams; just like a real Japanese sewing book
  2. Full English translations
  3. Learn as you sew; English sewing tutorials with 18+ photos


Sample Pages

Ebook: Table of Contents 1 Find out what's inside the ebook.
Ebook: Table of Contents 2
Ebook Page 13. Make sense of Japanese sizing charts.
Ebook Page 27. Translate and understand sewing instructions and diagrams.
Easy Japanese Sewing Patterns Page 7. Printable, real-size sewing pattern for a knee length skirt.
Easy Japanese Sewing Patterns Page 9. Printable, real-size sewing pattern for a summer dress.
Easy Japanese Sewing Patterns Page 11. Illustrated instructions, just like a real Japanese sewing book.
Easy Japanese Sewing Patterns Page 14. All instructions are translated into English.

The Book Only

If you are ready to jump straight in and sew your Japanese pattern.

If you are already comfortable with Japanese sewing patterns, this book will help you translate and understand them more quickly.

Think of it as a tool to keep by your side for reference when you are sewing your Japanese pattern. It's packed with information to help you successfully make your favourite Japanese sewing projects.


Even when I thought I knew enough about Japanese sewing patterns, this ebook surprised me with cool tricks and nice tips to satisfy sewing Japanese needs.

Silvia, Sewing Princess

Free Sample Chapter

Download a FREE sample chapter from How to Sew Japanese Sewing Patterns

The ebook is really easy to understand, the language is simple and straightforward and it really covers the basics for understanding Japanese patterns.

Novita, Very Purple Person

I love that you dissected Japanese sewing patterns into the steps you would typically find! And I also love the bullet points! Very useful stuff!

Kat, Sew Chibi

About The Author

Hi, I'm Rin

I love all things handmade.

I have wanted to write this book for many years and have spent countless hours putting it together. I really hope it helps you to enjoy Japanese sewing patterns!



Should I buy the package or just the ebook?

The package is designed to give you everything to get started on understanding and sewing Japanese sewing patterns. It equips you with the ebook, as well as two sewing patterns to build up your confidence. The pattern instructions are illustrated with English translations and sewing tutorials to make it as easy as possible. If you are experienced at sewing Japanese patterns AND already have some Japanese sewing patterns on hand, just the ebook will give you the translations and guidance you need.

What sizes are available in the two sewing patterns?

The skirt and maxi dress sewing patterns come in the Japanese sizes S, M, L and LL. Please refer to the Sizing Chart to check the measurements. Both sewing patterns can be easily altered to bigger and smaller sizes.

I've never seen a Japanese sewing pattern. Is this ebook still relevant?

"How to Sew Japanese Sewing Patterns" is perfect to familiarise yourself with the wonder of Japanese sewing patterns. It's a great introduction to their structure, variety, where to find them and how to use them to make beautiful garments. To see some great Japanese sewing pattern books, you can read my book reviews.

Other questions?

Please feel free to email Rin (at) SewinLove.com.au if you have more questions. I'd love to hear from you!