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Krista’s 1912 Kimono Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I finished the last couple of details on the Kimono dress today and had my daughter try it on. When she did, we were delighted to see that the final touches were indeed complete. She put a necklace on, and we went outside to snap a few pictures. She’s really pleased with it, and so […]

Embroidered Silk Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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As a beginning sewer I was a little intimidated about making a dress all by myself, but was thrilled with the idea of creating something that I could wear. My friend and I had been toying with the idea of making dresses for ourselves, and our Confirmation day seemed the perfect time to display our […]

Angella’s Regency Gown with Petticoat

By Jennie Chancey

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Thank you so much for your wonderful pattern and the great instructions. I used the bodiced petticoat instructions, and it turned out wonderfully, as did the dress. I can’t wait to make more! Thank you again, so much. It was wonderful to use your pattern and I’m so proud of the result. I am so […]

Shelley’s Jane Austen Party

By Jennie Chancey

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Everything worked out beautifully. We had a ‘Jane Austen Fancy Dress Tea Party’ this afternoon. I’ve attached some pictures of the ladies who were able to come. Both my sisters and another friend were busy (or not in town) this weekend, so we are going to have another tea in August and get all dressed […]

Heidi’s Regency Spencer Jacket

By Jennie Chancey

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I was digging through my scrap bins awhile back trying to use some things up so I could regain a couple of drawers! I came across some burgandy wool (leftover from a cape) and matching silk (leftover from a summer dress) so I decided to make a new Spencer jacket. I found these buttons in […]

Girls’ Heirloom Regency Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Here are some photos of the girls, my niece and two daughters, I made these dresses for Christmas, you will notice that I added two lines of ruffle to the bottom of them. Thanks for the elegant patterns, my girls look like real girls now! ~ Caroline J., Australia Ahhh! All those beautiful details! Nothing […]

Girls’ Regency Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Here are pictures of two girls’ dresses I made from your pattern. I am making a new dress and spencer for her and my boyfriends two nieces. I would love if you want to put them on your website, and I think the girls would be happy to see that also. After I finish their […]

Susanna’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I’ve recently completed my second Regency dress from your pattern and I thought that you might like to add them to your ‘show and tell’ page! I absolutely loved this pattern. It went together very easily for me, and altering it was very easy…not the least bit complicated! My alterations were lengthening the bodice and […]

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