‘Wearing the Nyonya Sarong Kebaya ’
Date: Saturday 31 July 2010
Place: Textile Museum
Jalan Sultan Hishamudin, Kuala Lumpur,
(In front of the Selangor Padang)
Time: 3-6 pm, Registration at 2.30 pm
Cost: 15 RM for members, 20 RM for non-members
1. Grooming workshop by Baba Cedric Tan
How to – wear the sarong jahit (tubular)and lepas (open ended type)
– match kebayas with sarongs
– correctly fix the kerosang and various styles of pinning
– adjust the sarong to get a figure hugging look
If you want to learn hands-on, please bring your sarong and a belt along and wear something appropriate underneath.
Highly recommended for young and not-so-young nyonyas, unsure of the art of wearing the sarong kebaya.
2. Demonstration by Aunty Kim
Lim Swee Kim, ‘National Treasure’ and famous Kebaya maker from Penang, will demonstrate the intricate art of kebaya embroidery using the Singer machine.
Future classes on nyonya embroidery conducted by Aunty Kim will be announced at the event.
3. Get-together over coffee, light refreshments and kueh.
This event is for everyone. Come and learn about the beautiful culture of the Peranakans, fraternise with the local Peranakan community here in KL and make new friends and acquaintances.
Please register by replying to this email address:
or call Helen Chen at Tel mobile no : 0193382122
or Cedric Tan at 0178834374
Payment to be made when registering on the day of event
By: Lee Su Kim
The Textile Museum, or Muzium Tekstil, is housed within the Sultan Abdul Samad Building,
Merdeka Square, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin , KL
For directions, visit the Website: www.jmm.gov.my
KR 26, Lot 50 Seksyen 70, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +6.03 2267 1000
Ample parking at : Dataran Merdeka carpark.