February 2009 archive

Shawna’s Regency Wedding



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 […] Read more…

Kate’s Regency Fairy Dress



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 […] Read more…

Emma’s Lizzie Bennet Dress



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 […] Read more…

Rachel’s Regency Gown



I’d just like to share a picture of my just completed regency dress–well, almost completed! It still needs hemming. :o) 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 […] Read more…

Anna’s Regency Gowns



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 […] Read more…

Regency Ballgown


Lucy in Mirror

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 […] Read more…

Emily’s Regency Ballgown



I ordered your pattern two children ago, and at last finished it in a medium weight polished cotton/linen blend for our local Playford ball last Saturday. Trim was inspired by the Dashwood girls’ ballgowns in ‘Sense and Sensibility.’ Although there were a number of ladies attending in panniers, I was grateful for the comfort level […] Read more…

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