Posts Tagged ‘1914’

Sisters’ 1914 Afternoon Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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These are the 1914 tea gowns we made for our tea party last spring. I ordered your pattern when I was about 16 (nearly 4 years ago!) to make a ‘for fun’ dress. When our friends set up a tea party last year, we decided to pull out some special fabric we had stashed away […]

Kelly’s "Music Man" Costumes

By Jennie Chancey

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When I found out that the drama department in the school where I teach was doing The Music Man as their production for the year, I knew I had to get involved! I had a lengthy collection of patterns from the Edwardian/Titanic/Teens era, including quite a few of the Sense & Sensibility patterns. I knew […]

Alexa’s 1914 Afternoon and Regency Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Jennie, The white one is from the 1914 Afternoon Dress pattern. It’s of white linen, with a hand-embroidered butterfly. I made it for my granny’s 90th birthday, because I found it a nice idea to wear a dress inspired by the fashion of her youth. She liked it very much, especially since she’s a […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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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