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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 […]

Sisters’ Regency Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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Aren’t these sisters absolutely charming in their Regency gowns at Christmas? Writes Angela, I purchased your Regency dress pattern a couple of years ago to make myself a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ dress for a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ luncheon two friends, my sister, and I had. I’m wearing my original green P&P dress, and my sister […]

Jen’s Regency Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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Lovely Miss M. created her entire outfit and shared these wonderful photos. She writes, I made the dress and underpinnings from your Regency pattern. I don’t have a picture of the underpinnings, but I think you can see how nicely the dress fits over them. For the dress I used a transparent fabric (roses on […]

Vi’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Vi from a church in Hawaii made this dress (no front view–sorry!). Comments from Roxanne, who coordinated the costumes: These dresses will be used for a church play commemorating its 180th anniversary. The play is on the life of Lucy Goodale Thurston (played by yours truly), a pioneer missionary to Hawaii. The first Christian missionaries […]

Camille’s Regency Wedding Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Camille made her beautiful silk wedding dress, as well as her maid of honor’s dress, using my Regency Gown Pattern. Here are Camille’s comments: I wanted to let you know how grateful I am to you for your pattern. I used your regency pattern to make my dress as well as my best friend’s dress. […]

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