Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Regency Costumes for a Group

By Jennie Chancey

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Hi I wanted to send through some pictures of the dresses I made from your patterns for a role-playing convention over Easter. The team I play in always costumes, and this year we chose the theme Regency, so I searched found and bought your patterns. I found them very easy to make and very fast […]

Ashley's Romantic Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

Last summer Gabrielle and I sewed ourselves some Wives & Daughters dresses. My sister, Gabrielle, made a dress that reminded us of Molly, while I sewed myself a dress that reminds you of Cynthia. Aren’t these lovely? The costumes from the A&E adaptation of “Wives and Daughters” are what inspired me to start researching and […]

Morgan's "Beatrix Potter" Outfit

By Jennie Chancey

I wanted to send you pictures of the completed Beatrix Potter Outfit. It was very easy to make with your online help. Did not get the shoulders quite right, but we were very excited about how pretty she looked in it. Fun pattern to sew! ~ Lisa W. I absolutely love this outfit! I’ve never […]

Shannon's Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

Hi Mrs. Chancey, Here are some pictures from the first Regency dress I made! I loved your pattern; it was very easy. I used a cotton fabric with little raised blue dots and a grosgain ribbon for the trim. I love this dress so much that I am already imagining a ballgown for myself! ^_^ […]

Bethany's Regency Birthday Party

By Jennie Chancey

Hello Mrs.Chancey, Back in September I had a Regency themed party and all the guests dressed up together. It was a lot of fun! The original Regency dress pattern was used on all of them. I also made a pelisse by changing the same pattern and using the sleeves from the Elegant Lady’s Closet pattern. […]

Regency Prom Gown

By Jennie Chancey

Attached are some pictures of the prom dress I made from your Regency pattern four years ago. I made a dress and a sleeveless overdress out of different satins. I played with the pattern a lot to make it my own: drafted new sleeves, changed the hem, put soft pleats in the back, and put […]

Lynn’s Regency Crossover Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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I have posted on my blog the latest dress for a customer (my first!). The crossover bodice is great, and very flexible. All in all, it was a success and she seems very happy with it. She is a pianist and was concerned to have freedom of movement and comfort, and it passed on both […]

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