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How to make an Ao Dai

How to Ao Dai (Vietnamese Dress)


Many women would like to have in their closet an Ao Dai (Vietnamese costume), however get an Ao Dai outside Vietnam is very difficult.
As alternatives, there are only 3: buy an Ao Dai in Vietnam, order an Ao Dai to a tailor in Vietnam and to send to you or make an Ao Dai by ourselves.

How to make a Vietnamese Ao Dai
How to make an Ao Dai (Vietnamese Dress)
Vietnamese dress Designs
Vietnamese dress Designs

Vietnamese Ao Dai Costume Model
Vietnamese Ao Dai Costume Model

Make a Vietnamese Dress Ao Dai DYI

Measures for a Vietnamese Dress


To make our own costume Vietnamese Ao Dai have to take the following measures:
  • Dress length: must measure from neck to ankle.
  • Sleeve: measure from the nape to the wrist.
  • Arm: measure from the shoulder to the wrist.
  • Armpit: measure the diameter of the armpit.
  • Bicep: measured diameter at the height of the biceps.
  • Elbow: measure the diameter of the arm to the elbow.
  • Neck: measure the neck diameter.
  • Chest: measure the circumference of the chest.
  • Upper Bust: measure the contour of the breast, by the top of the bust.
  • Neck: measure from neck to chest by the height of the nipple.
  • Bust: measure distance between the breasts at nipple height.
  • Waist: measure the circumference of the waist.
  • Back: measure width of back using the distance between armpits.
  • Shoulder: measure distance between shoulders.
  • Back Length: measure distance from the neck to the waist.
  • Top part: measure distance from neck to waist.
  • Hips: measure hips diameter.
  • Trousers: measure from the waist to the floor.
  • Thigh: measure the contour of the thigh.
  • Knee: measure diameter of the knee.

How to take measurement for a Vietnamese Dress Ao Dai step by step
We show graphically how to take action to make a Vietnamese Ao Dai dress.

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: long
Ao Dai length

Vietnamese Ao Dai Costume draw: manga
Manga Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: arm
Ao Dai Arm

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: armpit
Ao Dai Armpit

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: biceps
Ao Dai Biceps

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: Elbow
Ao Dai Elbow

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: neck
Ao Dai Neck

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: chest
Ao Dai Chest

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: chest high
Ao Dai chest high

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: neckline
Neckline to Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai dress tailor: Bust
Bust of Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: waist
Ao Dai Waist

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: back
Back Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai dress tailor: shoulders
Shoulders of the Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai dress tailor: Back length
Back length Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai dress tailor: top
Top Ao Dai

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: hips
Ao Dai Hips

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: pants
Ao Dai trousers

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: thigh
Ao Dai thigh

Vietnamese Ao Dai costume make: knee
Ao Dai Knee

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