Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Lydia’s Regency Nursing Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Lydia has been busy modifying the Regency Gown pattern to create a couple of lovely nursing dresses. She also took the child’s pattern and shrunk it for her baby daughter! She writes, Both of these dresses are nursing dresses, and I am so happy with how easily they came together once I decided to make […]

Caroline’s 1910s Tea Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Caroline created her Tea Gown to wear to a wedding. She writes, Once more I’m sharing my joy with you. It’s done! It’s not perfect, but it’s done. I ended up putting rosettes on the sash in a Dior style–three roses together. Instead of a straight piece, I used a football shape and folded it […]

Jen’s Regency Ballgown & Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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Jen’s father-in-law gave her some heavenly fabric, and Jen created her breathtaking ballgown. Then she made her cozy pelisse for the winter months. Doesn’t she look smashing? She writes, I’m very pleased with how the Regency gown and coat that I made with your patterns turned out! For the gown I also made the bodiced […]

Laura’s 1910s Tea Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Laura used my 1910s Tea Gown pattern and the inspiring image of the original vintage dress on the right to create her exquisite evening dress. WOW! She writes, I wanted to send you the first photo of the dress I just completed. I used your tea gown pattern as a base for the bodice; I […]

Hannah’s Regency Dresses & Pinafores

By Jennie Chancey

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This darling little lady’s mama has been busy creating new outfits for her from my Girls’ Regency Dress and Girls’ Pinafore/Pantaloons patterns! What a doll! Mrs. W. writes, Well I finally finished sewing the dresses I started for Hannah at the beginning of February! Here they are – thought you might enjoy seeing her posing […]

Sisters’ Regency Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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Aren’t these sisters absolutely charming in their Regency gowns at Christmas? Writes Angela, I purchased your Regency dress pattern a couple of years ago to make myself a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ dress for a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ luncheon two friends, my sister, and I had. I’m wearing my original green P&P dress, and my sister […]

Jen’s Regency Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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Lovely Miss M. created her entire outfit and shared these wonderful photos. She writes, I made the dress and underpinnings from your Regency pattern. I don’t have a picture of the underpinnings, but I think you can see how nicely the dress fits over them. For the dress I used a transparent fabric (roses on […]

Vi’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Vi from a church in Hawaii made this dress (no front view–sorry!). Comments from Roxanne, who coordinated the costumes: These dresses will be used for a church play commemorating its 180th anniversary. The play is on the life of Lucy Goodale Thurston (played by yours truly), a pioneer missionary to Hawaii. The first Christian missionaries […]

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