I created this pattern by pulling research together from several sources (along with customer requests!). I studied a Spencer jacket in the D.A.R. Museum collection and one at the Valentine. I also drew from Janet Arnold’s wonderful Patterns of Fashion to create a versatile pattern for short jackets, long coats, and sleeveless pelisses or short gowns.
Drafted from an original circa 1908 jacket, this is my Edwardian Walking Jacket pattern. It pairs beautifully with the Beatrix Skirt pattern and can be dressed up or down for any occasion.
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 [...]
Amelia made her wonderful pelisse (coat) from my Spencer/Pelisse pattern and writes, I thought that you might be interested in seeing my completed Regency pelisse (since you helped me so very kindly when I had questions!;-)). Thanks so much! Have a great day! ~Amelia H.