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Melody’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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My sister and I purchased a copy of your Regency Gown pattern a while back. I sewed a dressed from the pattern for a tea that we put on in February. Thank you for a wonderful site and great patterns! In Him, Melody Y. This is a simply wonderful Regency ensemble, complete with bodiced petticoat […]

1910s Wedding Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I made this Edwardian wedding gown for my sister, using your Tea Gown pattern. I added a train using your Regency train instructions and did not add a sheer overlay. We are really happy with how it turned out! This is a wonderful pattern. Very easy to modify and make your own. I have a […]

Jen’s 1910s Tea Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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It has been a while since I ordered the 1910s Tea Gown from you, but I’ve been steadily working on it since the spring and thought I might share the finished product with you. This dress was a great learning challenge for me in a couple respects. I dyed fabric for the first time, using […]

Michelle’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I tried your pattern out last week and was so pleased with the beautiful results! The finished product looks complex and very detailed but it went together with ease. I wore the dress to church this past sabbath then out to dinner afterward with my family. The fit was wonderful throughout, though I need to […]

Lydia’s Regency Nursing Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Lydia has been busy modifying the Regency Gown pattern to create a couple of lovely nursing dresses. She also took the child’s pattern and shrunk it for her baby daughter! She writes, Both of these dresses are nursing dresses, and I am so happy with how easily they came together once I decided to make […]

Caroline’s 1910s Tea Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Caroline created her Tea Gown to wear to a wedding. She writes, Once more I’m sharing my joy with you. It’s done! It’s not perfect, but it’s done. I ended up putting rosettes on the sash in a Dior style–three roses together. Instead of a straight piece, I used a football shape and folded it […]

Jen’s Regency Ballgown & Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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Jen’s father-in-law gave her some heavenly fabric, and Jen created her breathtaking ballgown. Then she made her cozy pelisse for the winter months. Doesn’t she look smashing? She writes, I’m very pleased with how the Regency gown and coat that I made with your patterns turned out! For the gown I also made the bodiced […]

Laura’s 1910s Tea Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Laura used my 1910s Tea Gown pattern and the inspiring image of the original vintage dress on the right to create her exquisite evening dress. WOW! She writes, I wanted to send you the first photo of the dress I just completed. I used your tea gown pattern as a base for the bodice; I […]

Hannah’s Regency Dresses & Pinafores

By Jennie Chancey

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This darling little lady’s mama has been busy creating new outfits for her from my Girls’ Regency Dress and Girls’ Pinafore/Pantaloons patterns! What a doll! Mrs. W. writes, Well I finally finished sewing the dresses I started for Hannah at the beginning of February! Here they are – thought you might enjoy seeing her posing […]

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