We’re starting a new blog series, Tips & Tricks for First Time Sewers, where we share how you can improve your skills and techniques! First up, we’ll give you a breakdown on the most common natural fabrics in the market so you can choose the right materials for your project.   Have you ever walked … Continue reading Tips & Tricks for First Time Sewers: Choosing the Right Natural Fabrics

Textile Centre 200 Jalan Sultan, Singapore 199018 (Lavender MRT is the nearest) Textile Centre used to bustle with the clamour of ladies, serving an industry that has since diminished to a handful, but relatively large haberdashery and fabric stores mainly on the ground floor. A shade less popular than its former glory days, we still … Continue reading EVEN MORE SEWING SUPPLIES & FABRICS IN SINGAPORE

December 21, 2015Making A Marimekko Cheongsam

The classic cheongsam (qi-pao) not only has its Oriental roots, but is an understated staple in many wardrobes for functions, events and most importantly, adds much elegance and accentuates one’s femininity, especially if it’s well made. It also is a test of one’s fashion engineering to create the most customized fit. It would portray the difference between … Continue reading Making A Marimekko Cheongsam