Posts Tagged ‘dress’

Abigail’s Silk Regency Gown with Spencer

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Abigail's Silk Regency Gown

I made this silk Regency gown from Sense and Sensibility’s Simplicity pattern. I think that the only adaptation I made was to raise the neckline a bit. The material is silk that a friend of mine brought from Thailand for me. I added ribbon trim on the sleeves, braid around the empire waistline, and ribbon around the hem. I made the Spencer jacket based on the same pattern, using the long sleeves, and the basic bodice pattern, adapted to be a jacket instead of a dress bodice. Read more…

Amy’s Beautiful Romantic Era Dress

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Amy's Romantic Era Dress

I made this dress for a school dance last winter. I didn’t decide on my fabric until just a couple days before the event. I had to work quickly to finish in time, which I did, thanks to my mom and my sister! :) I did make some short-cuts–the dress had no back closure until a couple weeks ago so my sister had to sew me into it! Read more…

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