On National TV!

My dearest sew-mate and I had the prviledge to be interviewed by the local TV station on our passion: sewing! The programme features people with interesting hobbies and our story was about sewing our own wedding gown. It’s my first time sharing about sewing in Mandarin so pardon me if I sound too nervous. The feature is on a Chinese channel, hence in Mandarin. For my non-Chinese speaking readers, I’m sorry that there’s no translation. But basically the feature was about my sew-mate and I making our own wedding dresses, where we got our inspiration from, and why pick up dress-making. I’m also unable to download the video so I’ve attached the links as follow:

http://www.channel8news.sg/mobile8/ca/morningexpress/episodes/20141121-me-interest/1485536.html

We were also requested to do a tutorial for the feature, hence I decided to show a toy/bottle/sippy cup leash which is extremely useful for growing kids. (I had to goolge translate velcro in Mandarin. Heh)

http://www.channel8news.sg/mobile8/ca/morningexpress/episodes/20141121-me-sewing/1485768.html

I began sewing due to pure interest. It has been almost 5 years. I’m not the best seamstress and there’s definitely much room for improvement creatively, yet I’m so thankful for the recent features which provided a platform where I can share the things I love.

Walking with May;

A couple of weeks ago, I received a lovely comment from May of Walking In May to share my journey in making the Cheongsam. It was quite a pleasant surprise and to know that there are people who read my humble blog.

May is an avid vintage and cheongsam lover who is based in London. She also blogs about her love for cheongsam in a series called ‘Qipao Love (All about the Qipao)’. Following this series, she intends to feature one cheongsam lover a month in her new series ‘Qipao LoveR’. I was indeed honoured to the kickstart the series. You can read her beautiful post here

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