Regency Birthday Gown

By Jennie Chancey

This year, my sister Alexandria and I made a Regency ballgown for one of our sisters. We added fan pleating (actually I cheated and just pressed the gathers) and added the crisscrossing on the sleeves (I don’t know if someone actually has a name for that kind of sleeve, I just copied it from a picture). ~ Jessica

This is a show-stopper of a dress! The sleeve design became popular in the 18-teens when the “slashing” and puffing of the 16th century experienced a brief renaissance in Regency form.

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1 Comment on Regency Birthday Gown

  1. Abigail
    August 5, 2012 at 7:06 pm (2 years ago)

    Beautiful! Love it!


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