Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Amy’s Jane Austen Ensemble



I saw your pictures from the Promenade in Bath…Wasn’t it beautiful?! I was there, too, and made all of my costumes with your patterns! Thanks so much…it was fun making historical clothes, especially from the Regency Era. It was a neat experience to live and walk in Bath like Jane Austen would have. I wish […] Read more…

Olivia’s 1780s Dresses-WOW!



First, the toile dress is my recent version of the 17080s Girl’s Portrait Dress pattern.  Olivia is a good sport and enjoys all the new dresses her mum makes for her. She enjoys wearing her hats and is pleased to have another one to add to her collection. Second is the latest historically inspired dress […] Read more…

Casey’s Glamorous Swing Dress



This is my third version of the Swing Dress that I’ve made in the past year–I just love the pattern and silhouette so much! Plus it’s a pretty quick project. I used a semi-sheer rayon print I picked up at JoAnn’s on clearance earlier this summer for the dress and made a few changes to […] Read more…

Big Sis/Little Sis Regency Dresses



After seeing Mama’s Regency dresses, our little girls wanted one of their own. Our girls are not twins but they do love to dress alike, so we selected the matching seersucker fabric with contrasting colors. The completed dresses brought much delight! Christina K Adorable! I really love the contrasting fabric sashes. Thanks so much for […] Read more…

Aussie Jane Austen


I discovered the existence of a Jane Austen Festival in Canberra, Australia, in 2008. After attending the first festival and having a ball–but having to borrow dresses–I decided to give it a crack, despite no sewing experience further than year 8 cushions and bags. I’ve since attended two more festivals and been a useful resource […] Read more…

Sisters’ Regency Gowns



Hello! Here are some pictures of me (in white) and my sister (in blue) in our regency dresses I made from your wonderful pattern. I love to work with your pattern, it is so easy to use and the results are magnificent! I love to make these dresses so much that I am well on […] Read more…

Charlotte’s Regency Outfit



Hi, I’m Charlotte coming from France! Finally this year, I will go to the Jane Austen Festival in Bath!! It’s in one week!! I have finished my costumes using your dress and jacket pattern!! And it was easy and I love the result!! The jacket’s just perfect!! Thanks for your work, now I can be […] Read more…

Kyleigh’s 1914 Afternoon Dress


We didn’t get many pictures at the tea, but took a picture before I changed afterwards. This is with the red sash, that I made specifically to wear for the tea and to Church on Christmas morning. I also made a white one, and I have a rose-colored sash that is yet to be finished. […] Read more…

Little Girl’s Regency Ensemble


I recently ordered a gown from .  The young lady made me a beautiful blue satin dress with sash from one of your patterns along with a matching hairbow.  I was so excited to get it that we ordered the pattern from you.  I am a beginning seamstress, but I was able to make the pinafore/pantaloon […] Read more…

Tiny Miss Elizabeth Bennet



I wrote about my daughter’s costume on my blog. She’s Elizabeth Bennet. Thanks for the pattern and such a wonderful resource. Mena What a DOLL! Can you believe how cute this little “Elizabeth” is? I adore the dress, and the bonnet just makes the ensemble. Great work, mom! PS – Check out Mena’s 2010 project […] Read more…

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