Archive of ‘Show & Tell’ category

Regency Sister Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Melissa (in white) made her beautiful gown while taking my Regency Gown Class, then made one for her sister! Didn’t she do a fantastic job with that eyelet overlay and split front skirt? It makes it look like a dress with a pelisse over top. Very creative!

Caralee’s Regency Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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At the beginning of the slideshow is Caralee in the first dress she made while taking my Regency Gown class. She used a semi-sheer cotton material in a pale ice blue. For her second dress, Caralee used a period correct block print from White Fox Trading Co. and modified the pattern to include a waistband […]

Titanic “Swim” Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Eileen made this stunning dress in my online Tea Gown class and took the time to make the opening period correct (using hooks and eyes down the front inset and in the waistline seam). The shades of blue are marvelous! Katie took my online Tea Gown class and made this stunning version of the “swim” […]

Titanic Boarding Suits

By Jennie Chancey

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Helen has teamed up with Tracie Arnold to produce this magnificent boarding suit ensemble, complete with hat and gloves! Helen found some fantastic new “Titanic” resources along the way, and I’ll let her share her story in her own words: “Yes!!! The great moment has arrived!!! My very first ‘Titanic’ project, the Boarding Suit, is […]

Titanic Breakfast Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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Christina created this very romantic, feminine version of the breakfast gown, complete with all the rosebuds and ribbons. Dreamy! Here is a beautiful breakfast gown made by Jennifer LaConte of J. LaConte Designs. She used a patterned lace for the overdress, which is completely detachable, as you can see. Jennifer Cech made this beautiful Breakfast […]

Titanic Tea Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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This is Jennifer Rouch’s version of the tea gown. Writes Jennifer, “My tea dress was a less accurate version as far as budget was concerned. Instead of using guipure lace I used a wide antique looking less expensive lace. The green matte satin was a dead on match of the movie dress, and I used […]

Titanic “Sinking” Coat

By Jennie Chancey

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Jennifer LaConte of J. LaConte Designs made this absolutely stunning version of the sinking coat for a customer. Can you believe the intricate detailing of the trim? This is truly a masterpiece! Jennifer writes, “This is my sinking coat with machine embroidery. My customer choose this lovely purple for the coat instead of pink.” Fantastic!

Titanic “Jump” Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Jennifer Cech of La Petite Trousseau made this shimmering version of the “jump” dress for a client. Look at all the spangles! Christina created her own version of the “jump” dress for a ball she attended. She writes, “You can’t see in the picture, but all the fringe is beaded and the front of the […]

Titanic “Flying” Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Rosemary made this absolutely stunning version of the “flying dress” (isn’t it luscious?) as well as a beautiful “swim” dress seen in that section. Top-flight work, Rosemary! Ute Fortelano of Dragonfly Formals> made this splendid version of the flying dress (as well as a “jump” dress seen in that section). Doesn’t the velvet look scrumptious? […]

Titanic Dinner Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Jennifer Rouch is a professional seamstress in Florida. This is her version of Rose’s dinner gown. Wow! She writes, “The Dinner dress was fully lined and made of caviar beaded black chiffon and then beaded using hot fix swarowski crystals 1000 black diamond, jet and crystal stones. It has a train and train holder that […]

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