1910s Tea Gown for a Special Trip


I came across this pretty blush silk on clearance at a local fabric store and bought it, not sure what I wanted to do with it until my husband and I decided to take a cruise to celebrate our 15th anniversary. Immediately, I decided to make a tea gown for one of the two formal nights. I headed in to find lace and lucked out on the last bit of a bolt that was just enough for this gown.

I felt very feminine and lady-like in this dress and recieved several compliments during the formal evening. It’s become one of my favorite dresses for ‘dress-up’ events. Thank you for such a lovely pattern!


Lovely, lovely work, Karen! I love your fabric and color choices. You look queenly!

6 Comments on 1910s Tea Gown for a Special Trip

  1. Erin
    November 7, 2010 at 8:17 pm (6 years ago)

    Lovely dress! That shade of rose you chose looks good on you.

  2. Miss Shirley
    November 8, 2010 at 3:54 pm (6 years ago)

    Wonderful job! What a creative use of the pattern!

  3. Sheri
    November 8, 2010 at 4:29 pm (6 years ago)

    Very lovely, indeed, and flattering, too. Great colors! It puts me in mind to try one myself! 🙂

  4. Tiffany Keller
    November 30, 2010 at 10:35 pm (6 years ago)

    Love your dress! The colors are beautiful! It puts me in the mood to go visit the Titanic Museum in Branson, Missouri!

  5. skylark
    November 28, 2011 at 12:36 pm (5 years ago)

    I love the design, and I saw the “helping discussion on how-to detail this sewing project”.

    The dress is beautifully shown on the cruise!

    Is the pattern for sale? called “tea gown”.


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