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Emily’s Regency Ballgown

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I ordered your pattern two children ago, and at last finished it in a medium weight polished cotton/linen blend for our local Playford ball last Saturday. Trim was inspired by the Dashwood girls’ ballgowns in ‘Sense and Sensibility.’ Although there were a number of ladies attending in panniers, I was grateful for the comfort level […] Read more…

Amie’s Regency Wedding

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Isn’t this a heavenly looking wedding? The ladies are positively ethereal in their Regency gowns! Writes Amie, Hi! I was browsing your site again recently and was suddenly inspired to send you some photos for your show and tell page. I was married in May 2001 and had a Regency-themed wedding. I used your Regency […] Read more…

Regency Dress and Edwardian Apron

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Tiffani created a wonderful everyday Regency dress and an Edwardian apron from my patterns. She writes, I was so thrilled to find your site. I actually ran across BakerLane first and decided that I’d tackle the sewing myself. Well, here’s the fruit of my labor. I’ve always been a “jeans and tennis shoe” girl, but […] Read more…

Sarah’s 1914 Afternoon Dress

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Sarah made this lovely version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress and writes, This is a picture my brother took the other day of the first afternoon dress I made. I made the dress just below knee-length with the underdress ankle-length. I was able to use up some shorter lengths of scraps this way, as well […] Read more…

Regency Maternity Dress

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Lisa helped her sister create this drop-front version of the Regency Gown from my pattern and writes, I completely fell in love with your drop-front adaptation, and I have two dresses all most finished for myself. The fun one is one I helped my sister draft out, and she sewed it to wear to her […] Read more…

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