April 2012 archive

Diary of a Titanic Dress: Part Seven–The Big Reveal!

By Jennie Chancey

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The Titanic Centenary Memorial dinner we attended on April 12 was a fantastic success. The event raised over $6000 for a community-based conservation effort on Kenya’s coast, and we ate an incredible meal reproduced from the last first-class dinner served on board the ship. Many of those in attendance dressed in retro fashions (including guys in […]

1910s Tea Gown Pattern

By Jennie Chancey

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This pattern was inspired by “Titanic” and follows the styles of 1911-1913 with its multi-layered skirt and kimono-style bodice.

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Paper Pattern $15.95

ePattern $9.95

While all sizes are included, if you wear a “DD” cup, you will need to purchase the supplement to get a perfect fit:
Paper Supplement $3.00

eSupplement $1.95

Diary of a Titanic Dress: Part Six–Finishing Up!

By Jennie Chancey

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Well, our Internet went out last weekend and has been spotty this week, so I haven't had a chance to share the finishing of the dress until now. Your comments were all so helpful on the skirt options, and it was hard to decide how to arrange the overskirt, but I ended up going for expediency, as my deadline was fast approaching.