"In the Mood for Love" Cheongsam

Added Mar 5, 2011

by embaby

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Description

I adapted the slopers from Built By Wendy Dresses and drafted the stand collar to create this cheongsam for the lunar new year in February. It’s inspired by one of my fave films “In the Mood for Love”. More info on my blog.

Material Notes

2 metres stretch cotton sateen, 3 frog closures

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic
Material
Cotton, Blends

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    Mar 8, 2011, 11.40 PMby Seeks Corey

    Love that movie, especially its dresses! I’m excited by the idea of making my own like that one day. You did a great job on yours!

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    Mar 6, 2011, 11.23 AMby magdamagda

    one of my fav movies too! Love the line of the dress!

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      Mar 7, 2011, 05.57 AMby embaby

      Thank you so much:)

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    Mar 5, 2011, 05.45 PMby fashionfreek

    Lovely. Nice fabric.

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      Mar 7, 2011, 05.58 AMby embaby

      Thank you:)

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    Mar 5, 2011, 01.49 PMby lauriana

    Wow, that looks very good. Did I see it right and does it have the closure from the neck to the side like most cheongsams do?

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      Mar 7, 2011, 05.58 AMby embaby

      Yes you saw right, it does have the closure from neck to the side and is fastened with frogs:)

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    Mar 5, 2011, 01.46 PMby mcphoon

    the fabric is awesome, so olden shanghai days like..i love!

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      Mar 7, 2011, 05.59 AMby embaby

      Thank you so much!

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    Mar 5, 2011, 10.57 AMby Passiona Cottee

    Fabulous dress. Fantastic fabric. Sensational fit. (And a belated happy new year from me!)

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      Mar 7, 2011, 05.59 AMby embaby

      I am so glad you like the dress and thanks for the new year wishes:)

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    Mar 5, 2011, 09.58 AMby Craftine

    Waw! Great dress and fabulous fabric…this is really classy!

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      Mar 7, 2011, 06.00 AMby embaby

      Thanks so much. It was the fabric that inspired the dress:)

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