It was written all in japanese, there was no english translation at the time. Luckily i had a japanese student and she kindly translated the drafting instructions for me. It wasnt previously translated into english, but even so, if you are a. Loop has a fantastic selection of japanese books covering knitting, crochet. Pattern magic is the cult patterncutting book from japan. By the way, pattern magic is translated from japanese, so the format may be different from other sewing books you have read. Japanese knitting connections with japanese knitting books becoming more widely available, western knitwear designers and teachers have been greatly influenced. These classes were so good, navy wives were turning out designerquality uniforms for their husbands. Nakamichi currently delivers lectures and holds courses on fashion design, both in japan and overseas. This book brings together the results of the research on. All the measurements and scaling information you need to start pattern making is included and as throughout the series, all the patterns are based on a basic block which supplied in the book.
How to sew japanese sewing patterns ebook by rin gomuraelkan. The companion volume to the cult japanese pattern magic and pattern magic 2 that fans have been waiting for. Learn japanese with these high tech language tools which were calling the japanese magic method. I have translated just the flower pattern and below this is an image of the book and a link to where it can be purchased. Topics clothes collection opensource language english. Free download or read online the magic pdf epub the secret series book. Jan 19, 2011 pattern magic 2 is the cult pattern cutting book from japan, partner to the original title pattern magic. Feel free to contribute your favorites to this book list. There are a few book in english and magic crochet was a wonderful magazine at one time. The sewing pattern was for me like a doctoral thesis with a lot of time and creativity. Recently i shared photos of a crochet flower from a japanese crochet book on instagram and many of you have asked for the pattern. There were special tools and notions, none of which ive ever seen in the u.
Japanese pattern books pattern magic stretch two peas in a pod. The magic pattern book features 6 magic patterns that can be transformed into 216 different looks. Pattern magic english tomoko nakamichi pdf download. Pattern magic japanese clothes design book for sale online. Henry neckline sweater, bear mittens, socks, guernsey sweater, socks, white cap, aran long cardigan, mushroom mittens, wave pattern sweater, shawl, cardigan, loop cardigan, border cap, red scarf, blue scarf, long cardigan. Yoshiko tsukiori pattern h from stylish dress book yoshiko tsukiori is a popular japanese sewing pattern designer. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the.
The book knitted socks east and west by judy sumner was inspired by japanese stitch patterns. By the way, the title of the translated pattern magic 2 is more pattern magic so dont be confused. Uttering the divine words of the shinto divination ritual known as ukehi supposedly. Pattern magic is the cult pattern cutting book from japan. If youd like to learn to speak japanese then heres a great way to do it without having to pay anything you see, rocket languages, probably the most trust language educator in the world, are now hosting free japanese language lessons on their website. Pattern magic 3 by tomoko nakamichi, paperback barnes. Taking inspiration from nature, geometric shapes and from the street, this volume takes a creative approach to pattern cutting. The magic pattern book this book features 6 magic patterns that can be transformed into 36 different styles, with 216 different looks.
It takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with stepbystep projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. Buy pattern magic at with free international shipping. Japanese wavethe summer dress sewing pattern japanese wave developed by pattern magic is for advanced and professionals, because you have to think in an unusual way sewing it. The magic pattern book amy barickman vintage made modern. Japanese pattern book question sewing discussion topic.
Complete with beautiful fullcolor photos, stepbystep instructions and a cd of printable patterns, this easytofollow guide shows how 6 patterns x 6 looks x 6 fabric suggestions for each look results in a complete wardrobe. The first edition of the novel was published in 2012, and was written by rhonda byrne. I came across this book one day when perusing the shelves of my local bookstore and just had to have it. Details about magic scrubber from toy box part 11 japanese crochetknitti ng craft pattern book. I bought pattern magic 2 because i found the first volume so helpful. This book features 6 magic patterns that can be transformed into 36 different styles, with 216 different looks. Nakamichi tomoko pattern magic trong 2020 charts, m. This is a fantastic book presenting great new ideas and thought. Ive finally gotten around to playing with one of the styles depicted in pattern magic. I was given my first copy of the pattern magic book shortly after it was published. The japanese bunka bodice block how to work with it. Personally, i often use the books as inspiration, even just by looking at the pictures. The individual sewing pattern pieces move across the body and end in two places in the pockets that arise through this funnel shape. Kotodama is a central concept in japanese mythology, shinto, and kokugaku.
Pattern magic english tomoko nakamichi pdf download download. See more ideas about pattern, pattern cutting, pattern fashion. Englishfor the first time pattern magic 1 and 2 the cult pattern cutting book from japan has been published in english. The main characters of this self help, non fiction story are.
Canadian designer dorothy siemens incorporates japanese stitch patterns into many of her. The author, japanese professor of fashion tomoko nakamichi, says, you can create a garment by cutting, moving and reassembling the pieces of a pattern, just like the pieces of a puzzle. My ocd peeked its ugly head and i toiled until i came up with a way that would make me happy. Aug 24, 2011 the books outline how to create flat patterns for avant garde garments inspired by geometric shapes. Pattern magic 2 is the follow up to the bestselling pattern magic. I originally published this post back in september 2010 but things have changed a lot since. We had a japanese teacher, no book, except for a blank book in which to draw the pattern we were drafting. Nov 26, 2007 hi i love the international charted pattern, cant understand the english was, give me a pattern and i can do anything, ebay sell some japanese books. For example, the kojiki describes an ukei or seiyaku covenant. Japanese sewing addicts the magic of japanese sewing.
Apr 06, 2012 pattern magic 2 by tomoko nakamichi, who was as a professor at bunka fashion college, is the second opus of the cult japanese patterncuttings book serie patern magic. Realistic needle felt cats and dogs japanese craft book. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes. In this new addition to the pattern magic series, tomoko nakamichi brings the subject alive by showing the finished designs in three dimensions. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you. Getting started with japanese sewing patterns clothespress. I already had this book before it was out in english and found it ok to understand but of course there may be something missed.
The japanese bunka bodice block how to work with it pattern magic. The book takes a creative approach to pattern making, with stepby step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. This pattern is from a japanese tawashi book japanese magic scrubber book isbn 9784834762947 and is very loosely translated by me. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 272 pages and is available in paperback format.
When youre trying to learn japanese, you have to find out the different sources in order to do so and you have to find a proper methodology in which you would be able to do so quite easily as well. Its a simple aline dress with a tie belt from the japanese pattern book feminine wardrobe. I love the intricate, sculptural garments in pattern magic theyre so clever and innovative. The book of the week pattern magic 2 by tomoko nakamichi. You can shop our new online shop or visit our toronto store to see them in person. My favorite pattern drafting books fashionincubator.
Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book. Watch magic patterns part one and part two on sewing with nancy online. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes, and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes. However, to me, the design appears unfinished, as there is a distinct right and wrong side to the pattern. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Pattern magic takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with stepbystep projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. Japanese style simple dress pattern, japanese sewing pattern book for women clothing, basic feminine one piece dress, easy tutorial, b1995 japanlovelycrafts. Pdf the magic book the secret free download 272 pages. This series takes the cult patterncutting text from japan and gives the reader an easytofollow guide to creating stunning, sculptural garments with a couture feel. Today im modelling dress f from the very first book in the series, stylish dress book 1. The books outline how to create flat patterns for avant garde garments inspired by geometric shapes. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometricshapes, and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes.
Now, imagine that this pattern is magicit not only yields one stylish skirt, but in fact can be used to make six stylish skirts. I dont think the latest english translations of the book have the drafting instructions. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometricshapes, and from the street, this book. The original pattern for this tawashi is from a japanese book japanese magic scrubber book isbn 9784834762947. Pattern magic is the cult pattern making book from japan. A sloper is a basic fitted clothing pattern used as a basis for fitting fashion patterns. Magic scrubber from toy box part 11 japanese crochetknitting. Pattern magic 3 is the companion volume to the cult japanese pattern magic and pattern magic 2 that fans have been waiting for in this new, addition to the pattern magic series, tomoko nakamichi brings the subject alive by showing the finished designs in three dimensions. Pattern magic 2 is the cult patterncutting book from japan, partner to the original title pattern magic. Sep 22, 2010 pattern magic is the cult pattern making book from japan. The book takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with stepbystep projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. Pattern magic laurence king publishing fashion books. All pattern magic books come with with stepby step projects.306 1238 314 78 946 1557 1502 1273 735 231 1012 748 773 324 595 1097 1105 378 1284 592 1673 407 646 456 1012 803 797 894 1317 806 975 714 268 852 1545 270 1161 811 1129 380 485 155 335 930 1091 737 134