122 Hong Kong Cheongsam Dress

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Buy the 122 Hong Kong Cheongsam Dress sewing pattern from Folkwear. Cheongsam is a transliteration of the Cantonese word for ‘long dress’. This elegant garment, dating from the 1930s, is a beautiful blend of Chinese tradition and urban Western influences.

Simple to sew, this classic dress in two lengths has only two main pattern pieces and an appealing side-front opening topped off with a mandarin collar. The pattern includes instructions for custom fitting and authentic embellishment.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight silk; lightweight brocade and jacquard weaves; satin; rayon or blends.

Fabric requirements: Note these requirements are for fabric without nap, pile or a one-way design.

Full-length dress: 45″ (115 cm) wide fabric: 4 1/8 – 4 3/8 yd (3.8 – 4 m) // 60″ (150 cm) wide fabric: 2 1/4 – 4 1/4 yd (2.1 – 3.9 m).

Knee-length dress: 45″ (115 cm) wide fabric: 3 3/8 – 3 5/8 yd (3.1 – 3.3 m) // 60″ (150 cm) wide fabric: 1 7/8 – 3 1/2 yd (1.7 – 3.2 m).

Sizing: XS – 3XL (approx. UK 6 – 30). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Thread; 9″ (23 cm) zipper; snaps; 1/8 yd (11.5 cm) lightweight, non-woven interfacing for collar (optional).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; print-at-home pattern; 36″ wide copy shop file; A0 copy shop file.

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Additional information

Fabric

Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Jacquard / Brocade, Silk / Satin / Sateen

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56, UK 30 / US 26 / EU 58

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate

Make time

All day

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

36 Pages

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