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Caralee’s Regency Dresses

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At the beginning of the slideshow is Caralee in the first dress she made while taking my Regency Gown class. She used a semi-sheer cotton material in a pale ice blue. For her second dress, Caralee used a period correct block print from White Fox Trading Co. and modified the pattern to include a waistband […] Read more…

Titanic Boarding Suits

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Helen has teamed up with Tracie Arnold to produce this magnificent boarding suit ensemble, complete with hat and gloves! Helen found some fantastic new “Titanic” resources along the way, and I’ll let her share her story in her own words: “Yes!!! The great moment has arrived!!! My very first ‘Titanic’ project, the Boarding Suit, is […] Read more…

Titanic Pattern Resources

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So many people have asked me to recommend patterns which could be used for “Titanic” gowns, so I’ve gathered that info together and placed it on this page. A few of the patterns featured on here are not specifically copies of “Titanic” gowns, but they will work if you are willing to do some alterations or make some additions to them. Read more…

Titanic Breakfast Gowns

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Christina created this very romantic, feminine version of the breakfast gown, complete with all the rosebuds and ribbons. Dreamy! Here is a beautiful breakfast gown made by Jennifer LaConte of J. LaConte Designs. She used a patterned lace for the overdress, which is completely detachable, as you can see. Jennifer Cech made this beautiful Breakfast […] Read more…

Titanic Tea Gowns

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This is Jennifer Rouch’s version of the tea gown. Writes Jennifer, “My tea dress was a less accurate version as far as budget was concerned. Instead of using guipure lace I used a wide antique looking less expensive lace. The green matte satin was a dead on match of the movie dress, and I used […] Read more…

Titanic “Sinking” Coat

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Jennifer LaConte of J. LaConte Designs made this absolutely stunning version of the sinking coat for a customer. Can you believe the intricate detailing of the trim? This is truly a masterpiece! Jennifer writes, “This is my sinking coat with machine embroidery. My customer choose this lovely purple for the coat instead of pink.” Fantastic! Read more…

Titanic “Flying” Dresses

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Rosemary made this absolutely stunning version of the “flying dress” (isn’t it luscious?) as well as a beautiful “swim” dress seen in that section. Top-flight work, Rosemary! Ute Fortelano of Dragonfly Formals> made this splendid version of the flying dress (as well as a “jump” dress seen in that section). Doesn’t the velvet look scrumptious? […] Read more…

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