Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Sarah’s 1914 Afternoon Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Sarah made this lovely version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress and writes, This is a picture my brother took the other day of the first afternoon dress I made. I made the dress just below knee-length with the underdress ankle-length. I was able to use up some shorter lengths of scraps this way, as well […]

Regency Maternity Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Lisa helped her sister create this drop-front version of the Regency Gown from my pattern and writes, I completely fell in love with your drop-front adaptation, and I have two dresses all most finished for myself. The fun one is one I helped my sister draft out, and she sewed it to wear to her […]

Regency Ballgowns

By Jennie Chancey

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This group of students from California put on their own costumed “Pride and Prejudice” ball. Be sure to visit their online yearbook to see more photos! Most of the gals used my pattern to make their own gowns!

Andrea’s Regency Wedding Gown with Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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Andrea used my Spencer/Pelisse pattern to create the stunning trained overdress you see here. She writes, Happy New Year to you from Andrea E.! My wedding dress was beautiful, thanks to your Empire-period pelisse pattern which you kindly shipped to me early. With best wishes for the new year, Andrea E. Simply elegant!

Sisters’ 1914 Afternoon Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Sisters Tiffany and Shannon created these beautiful dresses from my Regency Gown and 1914 Afternoon Dress patterns. Shannon also used the Spencer/Pelisse pattern to create her lovely peach pelisse! The pictures on the beach just make the dresses look all the more Romantic!

Lindsey’s Regency Wedding Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I ordered a pattern from you back in November or so. Here is the final product! Thanks so much. My mom made the dress out of Indian silk that was embroidered–very beautiful–and satin underneath. Couldn’t have done it without you! ~ Lindsey R. Beautiful!

Mary Alice’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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This one took my breath away when I opened the e-mail. Wow! Writes Mary Alice, Thank you for the wonderful Regency Gown Pattern. I cut out my fabric on a Tuesday night and was wearing the finished gown on Friday night. I made the gown for a Regency dance at Lunacon. I had no problems […]

Dawn Marie’s 1914 Afternoon Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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A breathtaking version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress. Dawn Marie writes, This is my first attempt at making a 1914 Afternoon Dress. It went together quite nicely. I used an embroidered sheer material for the overdress and white batiste for the underdress. Wearing it felt heavenly. I can’t wait to make more of them. This […]

Heather’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Heather made this beautiful Regency Gown and writes, Here are the explanations for the pictures of me in my gown. For the back view: Here is full view of the back of the gown. That is my grandmother’s grandmother’s christening shawl (and mine too!). It is more Victorian than Regency but it looked good. First […]

Violet’s 1914 Afternoon Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Violet made this lovely version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress when she took my Heirloom Dress Class. She writes, I have finished my 1914 heirloom gown, and I am SO THRILLED with it! Words can’t described how happy I am with this dress. I love it. I love all the lace and tucks and embroidery. […]

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