“A gorgeously styled book.” – Sew Cult: Sewing Pattern Reviews
“Cut-Up Couture will have you gasping ‘Why didn’t I think of that?!'” – Megan, Can Do Books and Patterns for Creative People
“A cutting-edge design book….the stylish projects featured are for beginner and advanced sewists or for those simply interested in fashion design.” – Fab Shop News
“For an elegantly simple guide on how to cut up clothes and turn them into something fabulous and new, check out the new Cut-Up Couture: Edgy Upcycled Garments to Sew.” – SewDaily.com
“A great new book….using men’s clothing, the book offers 34 right-off-the-runway garments and accessories that you can make, many of which are reversible or can be worn several ways. I love it!” – Amber Eden, Editor, Stitch Magazine and SewDaily.com
About the Author
Koko Yamase’s clothing designs have been worn and loved around the world for years. Born in Japan, she graduated from Tokyo’s Setsu Mode Seminar Art Academy and then moved to the United States to work as an animation artist. Koko is now back home in Japan and owns a vintage clothing store and owns two popular clothing lines she created–which consists of designs made from re-fashioned vintage clothes.