Heather made this beautiful Regency Gown and writes, Here are the explanations for the pictures of me in my gown. For the back view: Here is full view of the back of the gown. That is my grandmother’s grandmother’s christening shawl (and mine too!). It is more Victorian than Regency but it looked good. First [...]
January 2009 archive
Violet made this lovely version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress when she took my Heirloom Dress Class. She writes, I have finished my 1914 heirloom gown, and I am SO THRILLED with it! Words can’t described how happy I am with this dress. I love it. I love all the lace and tucks and embroidery. [...]
Sisters Clara and Amelia took my Regency Gown class and produced these wonderful outfits. Don’t they look darling with their fichus and curls? Amelia writes, Finally, Clara and I have pictures of our completed Regency gowns! We wore them to the Christmas Eve service at church and these pictures are from that evening! Thanks so [...]
Here is Cheryl, wearing the lovely Regency ensemble she made in my class. I love that shade of blue, and the demi-train is just splendid!
Amy took my online Regency Gown class and created this beautiful creamy yellow gown with fitted 3/4-length sleeves. Writes Amy, Hi Jennie! I took your regency gown class back in April and finally have pictures of my dress! I loved taking your class and am a much more confident sewer now. The pelisse pattern just [...]
Here is Miss Merryrose, wearing a Regency gown she made while taking my class! This is made of a light, ethereal pink. Doesn’t Merryrose look completely Romantic in her shawl? Beautiful!
Merryrose created this beautiful version of the Tea Gown in my class. I love her creamy pastels! The sash looks especially beautiful out of that silky material, and the bow in the back makes it demure!
Celeste made this fantastic Regency gown, complete with detachable undersleeves, in my Regency Gown class. She chose a period-correct fabric from Reproduction Fabrics and modified the pattern to create a “fan-front” bodice. I think her final creation is just absolutely beautiful! And Celeste wears her gown with such panache’. Note her lovely hairstyle and the [...]
Tianjing was a beginning seamstress when she enrolled in my Regency Gown class. She admitted she really didn’t know if she was up to the challenge of making a full gown, but look at her now! What fantastic work, especially for a newbie! Tianjing chose an inexpensive fabric for her first go at the pattern [...]
Celeste took my 1910s Tea Gown class and made this absolutely stunning gown. I was completely knocked out by the beauty of the dress and the subtle pastels she chose for her skirt layers. From top to toe, Celeste is going to be a hit at the tea she plans to attend. What a romantic [...]