Sew your own Contemporary Cheongsam in 5 sessions! Fashion Sewing 204


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. 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)

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 4 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.

Individual & group workshops are available to book on request, please enquire. We also offer workshops not listed & can tailor them to suit your needs.

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!

Thu Feb 2, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM SGT
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Venue Address
10A Trengganu Street Singapore 058464 Singapore
(3 min walk) From Chinatown MRT Station Exit A, take the first right onto Trengganu Street
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