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INT Sewing & Patternmaking: Cheongsam

Prerequisite: Sewing & Patternmaking Basic course. Otherwise, please contact us to discuss your level of experience.

9 Session Workshop
| Total of 27 hours: (3 hrs/ session)

A dressmaker’s classic piece to add to their skillset- a beautifully fitted cheongsam drafted to your own measurements.

Flaunt your curves with your very own tailored cheongsam. Complete with full lining, mandarin collar, cap sleeves and a flattering slit, this traditional silhouette never goes out of style! Using intermediate techniques of manipulating darts, working with curves and installing a discreet invisible zipper opening on the side, take your sewing and handwork skills to another level..

Pick up dressmaking tricks-of-the-trade with our easy-to-understand lessons in small class sizes taught by friendly trainers!

What You’ll Learn:

  • Understand how to develop basic dress patterns with dart manipulation
  • How to draft & construct your own cheongsam with cap sleeves according to your own body measurements
  • Sewing construction techniques include invisible zipper installation with lining, mandarin collar, a finished slit opening.
  • Developing finishing skills to make your garment look polished and immaculately done on both the outside & the inside.

What To Bring for the 1st Lesson:

  • Master Bodice Block
  • Booklet from the BASIC Sewing & Patternmaking course

Materials to be Purchased: 

(Not required for the first lesson. Trainer will further advise later on)

  • 2m of cotton fabric for the outer layer
  • 2m of lightweight cotton voile (a type of soft fabric)
  • 18″ invisible zipper.
  • Plastic snap buttons
  • 2-3 cheongsam buttons of your own liking (Can be purchased later towards the last lesson)

Kindly refer to our class policies before signing up.