DIY : Sew a Square Dress with Free Pattern from

Yippee !! I found a Japanese website that have free pattern downloads for dresses, bags, and even  harlem pants. It’s called Kokka-fabric and I tried out this square top . It came out quite nice…

diy sew a boxy roomy shift dress free japanese pattern by

The pattern comes in one size and measures 156 cm around the bust. I’ve never sewn a dress this big before. It could be a maternity dress, who knows. But when I tried it on, it delivers that oversized Japanese linen look I’ve been pinning on Pinterest. Yup.

If you’ve been wanting to try out Japanese patterns, this is a good starter project. I made a youtube on how to sew this particular dress  :

and also, if you need reference, a post on How to “read” Japanese sewing pattern.

So, while I was editting the video, I noticed something weird …

funny kneecaps diy sew a square linen japanese dress

They look like little angry babies,  don’t they ?  When I walk around they frown and make faces at me !