Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Carol’s "Beatrix" Skirt

By Jennie Chancey

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Here are a couple pictures of the skirt I made using your Beatrix skirt pattern, inspired by Cattle Kate skirts! All I did was to take the back skirt piece and put it on the fold, backed away from the fold by about 2″. Then I made a placket in the back that is hidden […]

Rebekka’s Regency Wedding Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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This bride’s mother worked with her to create her wedding gown. Here are some pictures of the (modified) Regency dress I like what my mom did to the back, because I don’t much like the “balloon” style the dress has with some types of fabric. And of course: no sleeves, which was a blessing when […]

Romantic Era Nursing Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Here are photos of the finished Romantic nursing dress. Thanks so much for your help in shortening the bodice! I ended up using the 1914 cap sleeve for a more “modern” look. My friend loves this dress and says it is very comfortable. This pattern is so versatile–she can wear it throughout pregnancy and nursing. […]

Tanya’s Regency Dress and Spencer Jacket

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Jennie, Please find the attached photos. I hope you find them of interest. As you can see, we are using the dress as ‘daily’ clothes. Homeschool Heaven was most helpful and of great benefit for people living on this side of the world. Kind regards, Tanya from Australia Absolutely beautiful, Tanya!

Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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(Click for larger images.) Many thanks for the pattern. My wife has made the dress for my daughter, who is attending a commemorative Ball on honour of Lord Nelson (1805), period dances and music. I attach a picture of the dress – magnificant! The material is ‘Sari’ material from an Indian supplier. Many thanks, Roderick […]

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