I make a cheongsam for the Chinese New Year every year since I picked up dressmaking. For my 2014 cheongsam, I needed something loose and I decided to marry Anda with cheongsam elements. Somewhere …
I got married and made my own dress!
More photos and details here: http://sewwhatt.wordpress.com/2014/07/03/project20ne-the-dress/
Thanks Debs! I like it that the palette is not brown, orange, red etc.
Thanks Mary! It’s a shift dress sewed with a rather busy print. Try it, it works all the time!
Thanks Sewbynite for your kind words! Concealed lining hides everything else inside.
To celebrate and to wear fall in the sweetest palette
Feeling blue from missing Paris so I decided to wear my favourite city!
Bias tape is often used to neaten the arm hole and neckline, either concealed or for decorative purposes. While craft stores are well stocked with a wide variety of colours, sometimes they just do …
Just because I need a new dress. Check out the print of the dress.
Thank you for your kind words! I’m blogging rather randomly, whenever I have something to write a…
Thanks Mary! Had a hard time looking for the perfect shade of tangerine.
Very very gorgeous! Both the dress and the colour!
To embrace Pantone’s colour of the year – Tangerine Tango – and curb my France/Paris withdrawal syndrome
Gorgeous! Love how the belt gives a modern grecian feel!
Love the lace, love the black, love the dress!
Thank you Leslie! The fabric is the highlight of the dress. I definitely hope to “casualize” and …
Thanks Barmaglot! I absolutely adore cheongsam, will definitely make more.
Thank you! It’s one of the ways to help cheongsam make a come back to everyday-wear. Silk brocade…
Thank you Laureloo! I have a soft spot for cheongsams. Conservatively sexy!
Love your choice of fabric too!
Defied tradition (of wearing red, pink, gold or any other bright colours) and made myself a black and white cheongsam for the Chinese New Year. Inspired by one of the twenty cheongsams featured in …
Thank you everyone! This fabric is one of the most unique so far. Japenese linen with French post…
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