To sew a bag in style of technics the Japanese patchworkit is not easy, but with patience and diligence it is possible. The result will not only be a handy thing, but also a bright individuality of its owner. In this master class you will find a detailed description and photos that will make the sewing process simple even for inexperienced craftsmen. The technique of Japanese patchwork originated in Japan somewhere in the 7th century. Initially, it was not art in the sense that is perceived now. In those days, Japanese patchwork was used in practice when quilining monastic Buddhist jackets. Somewhat later, practical Japanese borrowed quilt features from Americans, but at the same time added their colorful technique. Quilking is characteristic of the Japanese patchwork technology. Fabrics layers superimposed on each other, connecting with special stitches (needle forward), thereby forming patterns in the form of geometric figures. Features:
- elements of stitching and patchwork sewing are used;
- whimsical geometric patterns;
- preference for silk fabrics;
- quilting by special technique - needle forward (Sashiko technique);
- decoration of the finished product with fringes or brushes.
The most original can be called what exactlywork manually, without using a sewing machine, is distinguished by a real Japanese patchwork. In order to sew a bag in the style of a Japanese patchwork technique, you will need:
- cloth with a white-red pattern - 20 squares of 8x8 centimeters;
- fabric checkered, 2 strips, size - 40x12 centimeters;
- cloth for grinding, one tone, the size of 80x10 centimeters
- red cloth, 2 pieces, 40x25 centimeters in size;
- fabric checkered, necessary for lining, 2 pieces, size 40x30 centimeters;
- 2 pieces of seal, size 40x30 centimeters;
- sealer, 1 piece, size 33.5x10 centimeters:
- decorations in the form of ribbons, braids, cord.
It is necessary to start the process with manufacturingthe central part of the bag. For this, two strips are made, consisting of squares, in each strip of five pieces. This part is superimposed on the seal sheet, an indentation from the upper part is made of 3 centimeters, and sewn with a horizontal seam. Next, attach the tissue to the part made with a patchwork method. These two parts and seal need to be worn, press down. In exactly the same way, the next bag wall is made. Both blanks need to be sewn along the side cuts. The result is a pipe resemblance. The next step will be grinding the upper edge of the piece from the shreds with a single-toned fabric strip. It needs to be wrapped in the inside and sweep. The outer part of this strip should be 3 centimeters wide. So, the body part of the future bag is ready. The next step will be the manufacture of pens. Their length can vary, and width is preferable to make 2, 5 centimeters. To make the handles more dense, they are sewn with a seal of the appropriate size. To decorate the outside of the handles, you can use patterned braid. The handles are fixed from the inside. The fabric from which the lining will be made should be sewn horizontally, sew seams on the sides, press and unscrew the lining. Cloth upper will become the basis for the fastening - curtains. Afterwards, the lanyard is pulled into the buckle to tighten. In order to sew the bottom, you need to cut it inaccording to the declared sizes, to strengthen with the help of a sintepon or non-woven fabric, to lay and stitch to the bottom of the bag. The product can be decorated with ribbons, ribbons or other decorative details.