Fashion Sewing 204 – Contemporary Cheongsam (Series of 5)
If you’ve done some sewing but want to learn professional techniques, you are ready for this class. If you’re not familiar with the sewing machine, click here for our Fashion Sewing 101 class.
5 session workshop total 15hrs
Once a week (same time each week)
All sewing tools & domestic sewing machines provided.
Fabric & zipper NOT included – Non-stretch cotton fabrics recommended.
For the first session, please bring a 24″ concealed zipper, 2.5 – 3 metres of non-stretch cotton fabric, 2-3 Chinese frog buttons & 1.5m of bias tape.
For classes at Tan Boon Liat Building, students will have to buy their own drafting paper. (Sing Mui Heng sells the paper for $1.50 per meter.)
Do get in touch for any clarifications.
Womenswear: Cheongsam dress with Mandarin collar & concealed zipper closure at back
*2 options for the Cheongsam design (Fitted tulip skirt or flared skirt)
*Size Range ( Minimum to Maximum / Chest, Waist, Hip Respectively ):
C 83cm, W 65cm, H 94cm ~ C 99cm, W 82cm, H 108cm
**IMPT: If your measurements fall out of this range, please call us at 68025482 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-arrange. Additional charges may apply.
Perfect for festive wear or a casual date, our Contemporary Cheongsam comes with a twist. The dress is outfitted with options for a flared circle skirt or a lovely tulip skirt,* select the one that best reflects your style!
Put together your very own in this 5 session workshop chock full of tricks-of-the-trade.
Learn to use a domestic serger to overlock edges, pick up basic pattern reading + sewing techniques include how to assemble + finish a bias-bound Mandarin collar, install set-in sleeves and concealed zipper.
What You’ll Learn
- Understanding of reading patterns & applying their uses.
- Pattern laying & cutting
- Handling & usage of domestic overlock machine
- Assembly + construction of cheongsam dress
- Attaching bias-bound collar & neckline.
- Inserting set-in sleeves and closed seam finishes
Classes start on time, please arrive 5 mins early if possible. Please note that if you require more than the stipulated class time, there will be an additional $15/hr (GST incl.) charge for a make up session done on a separate day.
Find out how to claim SkillsFuture credit for this class here.
This class is part of our 200 Fashion Sewing Series, designed for the beginning sewist who is ready to apply their new skills and techniques to making garments. It can also be a refresher class for basic techniques!