February 2009 archive

Vi’s Regency Dress



Vi from a church in Hawaii made this dress (no front view–sorry!). Comments from Roxanne, who coordinated the costumes: These dresses will be used for a church play commemorating its 180th anniversary. The play is on the life of Lucy Goodale Thurston (played by yours truly), a pioneer missionary to Hawaii. The first Christian missionaries […] Read more…

Lady Scott’s Regency Ballgown



Here is Lady Scott in her beautiful ballgown, created for Dolley Madison’s Ball held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Isn’t her fabric luscious? And the silvery trim is dreamy. She writes, We really are pleased with the dress and hope the pics might inspire a few more ladies to try your pattern. We used 100% silk charmeuse […] Read more…

Jennifer’s Regency Dress



Jennifer C. shared these photos of a Regency dress she made from my original Regency Gown pattern. Writes Jen, Well, I squeezed in enough time to make a test run of the regency gown pattern. It turned out quite cute!!!!! I piped the neckline and the cuffs. Very nice! Great job, Jen! Read more…

Casey’s Regency Gowns



Casey made these lovely Regency gowns for her sister. Aren’t they darling? Casey writes, Hello! I just got some photographs of gowns I made using your Regency gown pattern, and I thought you might like to see them. The first photo is of the first gown I made. My sister had wanted a Jane Austen […] Read more…

Lynn’s Regency Ballgown



Lynn created this ballgown and writes, I had a lot of fun making a version of your pattern for our Playford Ball in London, Ontario last month. The royal blue fabric is rayon in a brocade pattern of flowers, but very lightweight. The cream is also rayon with a bit of a shine. The ribbon […] Read more…

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