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 [...]
February 2009 archive
Shawna used my Regency Gown pattern for her wedding gown and the bridesmaids. She writes, I just wanted to take a minute and thank you for your wonderful pattern. I own a lovely 1900 Victorian home, and we were going to be married in a church that was built in 1885, so, of course, we [...]
Kate made this fantastic fairy costume and writes, I’ve always loved looking at the ‘Show and Tell’ section of your website, so I thought I might share these pictures of my somewhat unusual (and non-historical) use of your Regency gown pattern! I was recently invited to a hen night (I think the US equivalent is [...]
My daughter Lauren, a third generation Pride & Prejudice addict, just had to have an Elizabeth Bennett inspired dress for her senior prom. Your regency pattern fit the bill exactly. After making a mock-up in cheap fabric in only a day, I felt confident that I could handle the dress in silk with a shear [...]
Carol created these lovely outfits from my 1914 Afternoon Dress pattern (navy) and my Regency Gown pattern (white). She used the instructions from the 1914 pattern to create the secret nursing access on the Regency gown, which worked splendidly!
I’d just like to share a picture of my just completed regency dress–well, almost completed! It still needs hemming. ) I’m hoping to do that soon so I can wear it to a church meeting tomorrow night. And the chemisette is made based on your instructions as well. Thanks for a lovely pattern! Thank you [...]
Anna has been making beautiful Regency gowns from my pattern and selling them on eBay! Here are two she recently sold, a beautiful white dress with gathers across the front of the bodice and a lovely blue print dress. Writes Anna, I wanted to send you a few pictures of the regency gown I just [...]
Lucy created her enchanting ballgown for a costume ball. She writes, I thought you might like to see the Regency dress I made from the pattern I purchased from you a few months ago. I am fairly new to sewing and this was my first attempt using your pattern. I found your pattern suitable for [...]
These lovely young ladies used my pattern to create their Regency gowns for a birthday celebration. What a fun time! Don’t you wish you could have been there?
Carmen created a suit from my “Beatrix” patterns and a 1910s Tea Gown for her vintage dancing group. She writes, I just love these patterns. I recommended this pattern [1910s Tea Gown] to a beginner friend of mine, and she also fell in love with how easily the dress went together. I highly recommend these [...]