Added Mar 2, 2012
Chinese cheongsam dress sewing pattern. This tight-fitting version of the traditional Chinese cheongsam dress was made popular in 1920’s Shanghai and is a stylish great fitting piece of clothing. Also known as qipao or mandarin gown.
Silk crepe, fabric width: 135 cm (53 in) length of black : 1.20 1.25 1.25 1.30 1.30 m (13/8 11/2 11/2 11/2 11/2 yds) length of yellow: and 1.20 1.20 1.25 1.25 1.25 m (1 3/8 1 3/8 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 yds).
Vilene/Pellon G 785. 1 invisible zip, 40 cm (16 ins) long, and a special presser foot. 5 small sew-on snap fasteners.
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