Christine’s Regency Ballgown and Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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I just wanted to thank you for your wonderful patterns. My daughter & I have been enjoying them so much! The past few weeks, I have been working on sewing my gown for the Marine Corps Ball that my beloved & I were to attend. I chose the Regency Gown pattern with modifications. I used the Regency sleeve and skirt with a square neck bodice. I widened the bodice for gathering, gathered it, & attached it to a waistband then added a ribbon and a rose. In addition to the gown, I opted to make a long Regency jacket [pelisse]. This was my first time making this & it was quite a challenge (since I didn’t have time to practice on it). I was glad that it turned out as well as it did (& that I had gotten extra material for mess ups).

Thank you so much!

~ Christina K

Isn’t this fun? The ballgown perfectly complements the dashing Marine uniform, down to the red sash to match his red stripes. Simply beautiful! And I love the long pelisse. Fantastic work, Christine!

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2 Comments on Christine’s Regency Ballgown and Pelisse

  1. Shelli Bennett
    March 8, 2009 at 4:38 pm (5 years ago)

    Christina, your gown is lovely but your pelisse is spectacular! Just gorgeous!

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  2. Jenny
    September 9, 2009 at 11:29 am (5 years ago)

    Stunning Christina! You make a dashing couple! :)

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