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1914 Afternoon Dress Class

By Jennie Chancey

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Created for the intermediate to advanced sewist who enjoys new challenges, this class will guide you through steps to make an heirloom gown that includes lace insertion, tucks, and embroidery. If you've always wanted a scrumptious tea gown, this is the class for you!

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Class Registration $40.00

1940s “Swing” Dress Class

By Jennie Chancey

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This is a fun class for those who love the era of Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman. You'll create an authentic mid-1940s dress and learn about the colors and fabrics of the time period. As a bonus, you'll watch a 1940s film and study period hairstyles and makeup!

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Class Registration $40.00

Early 1900s Fashion Features

By Jennie Chancey

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This download includes three articles from the early 1900s (my original copies are, alas, undated, but hairstyles and dress styles provide good clues). First is a feature about fashionable hats. Next is a beautifully illustrated piece about negligees–lovely, long gowns and wrappers to match. Finally there’s an article with photographs of intricate embroidery by “peasants!” Enjoy!

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eBook $1.00

1908 Ladies’ Home Journal Summer Fashions

By Jennie Chancey

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This is a charming article with lots of beautifully detailed illustrations from the June 1908 Ladies’ Home Journal (summer fashion issue!). Three pages of text cover everything from what flatters a particular complexion to what a governess should wear–all written by Lady Catherine Milnes Gaskell. I’ve also included a bonus page of “Frocks for the Holidays.”

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eBook $1.00

Doll’s Regency Dress ePattern

By Jennie Chancey

Doll's Regency Dress ePattern

This ePattern is for the Doll's Regency Dress only and will make dresses with both long and short sleeves. It's fun to make matching “mommy” and “dolly” dresses, too! Fits all 18″ soft-bodied dolls, like the American Girls, Magic Attic, and Beautiful Girlhood dolls.

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ePattern $3.95

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