Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Virginia's Bodiced Petticoat

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I made this out of a beautiful fine weave cotton lawn and actually lined the skirt because I am going to be making a pretty gauzy dress over it, encouraged by your suggestion/mention of this common fashion of the period, which I have always loved when done in period films. I also have plans for […] Read more…

Kim's Infant Regency Dress

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(Click for larger images.) Here are pictures of my first creation with your patterns. My 7-month-old daughter’s Regency Gown turned out soooo cute. Thanks for the patterns. I am having a blast. ~ Kim E. What a cherubic little angel! I love this beautiful winter Regency dress. Fantastic work, Kim! Read more…

Amy’s Regency Ballgowns

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cherryames7

I made these ballgowns with my friends this summer using the Simplicity version of your pattern. The girls are part of an historical dance society and are focusing on the Regency period. The bronze dress is made of a tucked home decor fabric with gold sheer and wide ribbon trim accents. The pink dress is […] Read more…

Sarah’s Regency Drawstring Gown

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These are photos of my fiance’, Aaron, and me, directly after he proposed to me in front of hundreds of people at the opening ceremony of the Fort Massac Annual Encampment in Southern Illinois.  It was a glorious, wonderful surprise.  So romantic!  And, as you can see, I am wearing my drawstring dress made with […] Read more…

Ida’s Regency Ensemble

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janeaustensit2

I bought the Sense and Sensibility patterns for a Regency Gown and the Spencer Jacket (which I turned into a pelisse by following your instructions). My inspiration came from the book Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. I could identify myself with Elinor and picked the scene where she goes out for a walk in […] Read more…

Mother-Daughter Regency Tea

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NICE SMILES

Dear Mrs. Chancey, I am sending you pictures of my mother and I wearing gowns which I sewed using the Elegant Lady’s Closet pattern. I am thrilled with the way they turned out, and they were so fun to sew! The “Elegant Lady’s” pattern is so wonderful, because there are an almost endless number of […] Read more…

Natalie’s "Beatrix" Skirt

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“My goodness, I started this skirt November 30th, but finally it’s wearable. Am quite happy with it…the drape is lovely and oooh, it’s fun to wear. It’s made of a pretty worsted wool plaid in a soft green with red and yellow accents and blue undertones. I chose the trained version, and also opted for […] Read more…

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