Posts Tagged ‘ballgown’

Shelley’s Jane Austen Party

By Jennie Chancey

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Everything worked out beautifully. We had a ‘Jane Austen Fancy Dress Tea Party’ this afternoon. I’ve attached some pictures of the ladies who were able to come. Both my sisters and another friend were busy (or not in town) this weekend, so we are going to have another tea in August and get all dressed […]

Chloe’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I’ve finally gotten around to uploading photos of my cousin’s dress! She adores her dress and has gotten so many compliments! I had a lot of fun making it for her. I’m planning to buy your Romantic Era Dress pattern next, as I’m currently in love with Molly’s gowns in “Wives and Daughters”. Thank you […]

Jen’s Regency Ballgown & Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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Jen’s father-in-law gave her some heavenly fabric, and Jen created her breathtaking ballgown. Then she made her cozy pelisse for the winter months. Doesn’t she look smashing? She writes, I’m very pleased with how the Regency gown and coat that I made with your patterns turned out! For the gown I also made the bodiced […]

Camille’s Regency Wedding Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Camille made her beautiful silk wedding dress, as well as her maid of honor’s dress, using my Regency Gown Pattern. Here are Camille’s comments: I wanted to let you know how grateful I am to you for your pattern. I used your regency pattern to make my dress as well as my best friend’s dress. […]

Lady Scott’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Here is Lady Scott in her beautiful ballgown, created for Dolley Madison’s Ball held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Isn’t her fabric luscious? And the silvery trim is dreamy. She writes, We really are pleased with the dress and hope the pics might inspire a few more ladies to try your pattern. We used 100% silk charmeuse […]

Lynn’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Lynn created this ballgown and writes, I had a lot of fun making a version of your pattern for our Playford Ball in London, Ontario last month. The royal blue fabric is rayon in a brocade pattern of flowers, but very lightweight. The cream is also rayon with a bit of a shine. The ribbon […]

Shawna’s Regency Wedding

By Jennie Chancey

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Shawna used my Regency Gown pattern for her wedding gown and the bridesmaids. She writes, I just wanted to take a minute and thank you for your wonderful pattern. I own a lovely 1900 Victorian home, and we were going to be married in a church that was built in 1885, so, of course, we […]

Kate’s Regency Fairy Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Kate made this fantastic fairy costume and writes, I’ve always loved looking at the ‘Show and Tell’ section of your website, so I thought I might share these pictures of my somewhat unusual (and non-historical) use of your Regency gown pattern! I was recently invited to a hen night (I think the US equivalent is […]

Emma’s Lizzie Bennet Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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My daughter Lauren, a third generation Pride & Prejudice addict, just had to have an Elizabeth Bennett inspired dress for her senior prom. Your regency pattern fit the bill exactly. After making a mock-up in cheap fabric in only a day, I felt confident that I could handle the dress in silk with a shear […]

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