Category Archives: DIY

VCC Grad Show

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I still remember how nervous I was when I first met VCC fashion coordinator, Judy Ho during an interview two years ago. back then I had no sewing background. I did not even know what an industrial sewing machine looked like. All I had was couples portrait drawings and a passion for fashion. But today I have created my own collection!!! I’ve learned so much in these two years; and the most valuable lesson is: Never ever give up your dream.

Here are the five looks I made for my grad show:

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Inspiration: Traffic
Fabric: Wool melton, vinyl, denim, knit

All pieces designed and sewn by Mi Huynh
Photo by Austen Chan

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DIY Project: Rippled Scalf

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2013 New Year’s gift to myself: DIY rippled scalf 🙂
(This was started in early 2012 but I had been too busy to finish it. And yay! it’s now completed! Woohoo!)

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Front:

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Back:

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Pattern:

Row 1: cast on 28 stitches
Row 2 – 5: Yfwd. Sl1. Knit to end of row.
Row 6: Yfwd. Sl1. K2. *K2tog. K2. M1. K3. M1. K2. Sl1. K1. Psso.* Repeat from *. K3 for the last 3 stitches.
Row 7: Yfwd. Sl1. K2. Purl to last 3 stitches. K3.
Row 8 – 12: repeat row 6 & 7.
Row 13 – 17: Yfwd. Sl 1. Knit to end of row.
Then repeat from row 6 – 17.