#111 Nepali Blouse Misses Extra Small to Extra Large. $16.95 In Nepal, this wrap-and-tie blouse is traditionally made of velvet and worn under a wrap-style chupa or jumper (like our #131 Tibetan Chupa) or over a wrapped and pleated skirt formed from a sari or length of fabric. The semi-fitted blouse features a wide band collar, tapered sleeves, and deep underarm gussets for ease of movement. Pattern includes directions for wrapping and pleating a companion skirt.
#131 Tibetan Chupa Misses Extra Small to Extra Large. $16.95 This wrapped jumper has a centuries-long history in Tibet. The Chupa features an asymmetrical wrap front, wide neckband, and simple faced armholes. Both the Chupa and Chupa-inspired skirt have unique side extensions that wrap around the back to tie in front. The resulting silhouette is slim, yet the extensions enable enough leg room to make walking easier than most wrap skirts.
#129 Japanese Hapi & Haori Misses 6-20 (Hapi & Haori); Men's 34-44 (Hapi). $19.95 For formal occasions or everyday layered dressing, either jacket offers a special touch to any wardrobe. Simple rectangular shapes are great for inventive color and texture combinations. A pattern for the tabi, the traditional split-toe slipper socks, is included. Suggested fabrics: For the Hapi, choose light to medium-weight soft or crisp cottons or blends; silks with body such as noil or shantung; linen…
#141 Korean Han-Bok Misses Extra Small to Extra Large; Child's 4-14. $19.95 This is the traditional costume of Korea, composed of the chogori or short jacket and chima or full dress. Wear both components of the han-bok in the traditional way, the dress alone as a sheer summery sundress, or the jacket as a dramatic art-to-wear companion to a simple dress or tunic. Pattern includes historical notes about the Han-Bok and design motifs from different periods of Korea's history.
#134 South Asian Tops & Wraps Misses Extra Small to 3X Large. $16.95 An exotic mini-wardrobe with Burmese jacket, Thai wrap blouse, and Indian choli to wear with a sari. Pattern also gives instructions for making three types of knotted frog closures and wearing the traditional sarong skirts and sari. Lengthen the tops for different looks or to showcase luscious fabrics.