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Japonica Collection

Garments that are individually cut and made in Australia. 

We also encourage you to make and mend your own clothing and teach sewing to help you with this.

Join our community and be part of the sustainability solution that encourages

clothing that doesn’t cost the earth. 

Maker By Nature Sewing School

We love teaching and seeing our sewing creatives ideas come to life!  Please check out our courses under the Teaching tab above.   If there are any particular classes you would like please do not hesitate to contact us.

Your Garment Begins With Your Design and Fabric Choice

We sell 100% cotton Japanese fabrics.

Have our team of artisans sew for you or make your own garments.

If you are a maker we can post the selected items you require for you to handcraft your own garments.

Sewing Patterns

Our patterns are size inclusive from 6 – 26 with easy to follow instructions.  We will be adding to our range of patterns.

Bespoke sustainable fashion is costly, so we would love to help you make your own.

By request we can arrange a workshop where we will make the garment together.  A  minimum of four people is required.

Our aim is to revive the craft of sewing and contribute to the care of our planet.

Customised Women's Clothing

We are here to help!

Contact us to discuss your garment and fabric choice.

We understand the importance of length and the colour of topstitching!  Details count and we want to know your garment preferences.

How It Works

Custom Made Clothing

Decide on your garment choice

Select your fabric

We will discuss details from length to the colour of topstitching! Contact us.  Let’s make this garment yours!

We will update you on the progress of your handcrafted garment.

Sewing Patterns And Fabric

This section is for the makers out there!

PDF Patterns can be ordered online to print at home or at your local printer

Our Japanese fabrics can be ordered with your sewing pattern or on their own

Enjoy creating garments that are truly yours!

Online Courses

This is about time for you and what you want to learn.

Join like-minded people and enjoy hours of fun and creativity.

Choose from the online courses shown or contact us if you have something specific in mind.

Private workshops require a minimum of four people.


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Custom Made Garments in Japanese Cotton

Custom Made Garments in Japanese Cotton

Learn how to put together your choice of pattern and fabric for customised clothing   Welcome!  At Hot Off the Press we will keep you up to date with all things 'Japonica' and today we are starting with an introduction to our garments, patterns and fabrics.          ...

Hello 2018 Spring Colour Palettes!

Hello 2018 Spring Colour Palettes!

Spring brings a new season of colour palettes. So if you’re looking for inspiration, take a look around at nature’s showy display. But don’t let the tranquil looking image and colours fool you. 2018 spring colours have a lot of hectic hues. While Japonica Collection...

A passion for Japanese Cotton Clothing

A passion for Japanese Cotton Clothing

The Japanese are well known for their unique sense of style and design. They have a clean, minimalistic approach and attention to detail which is well suited to today’s fashion trends. One of the things that separates Japanese fashion from the rest is the use of...

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