Posts Tagged ‘Dresses’

Regency Wedding Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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Hold on to your hats! This is one of the best mother of the bride stories I’ve ever gotten! This is one amazing mama! Hello Jennie, I am so pleased with the outcome of my boned bodice petticoat and my gown of dupioni silk that I have made as the Mother of the Bride gown […]

Regency Bridal Shower Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I ordered the Regency Gown pattern in early summer and made a dress for my sister to wear at her bridal shower. It’s a cream-colored underdress with a light, almost see-through overdress, gathered neckline, embroidered in gold. I added details like satin ribbons sparingly, as to not ruin the simplicity of the cut. My sister […]

Regency Birthday Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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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 […]

Emily’s Regency Graduation Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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(This image copyright Graham Photography 2005) This young lady made her Regency graduation dress with overdress. The two photos on the far right in the center row show the underdress; the rest include the overdress with ribbon trim. The three pictures on the third row show the detailing of the underdress. Stunning ensemble! I ordered […]

Michelle’s Velvet Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I made my Regency gown from some stretch crushed velvet that I had found at a garage sale. Because of the stretchiness of the fabric, I simply sewed the seams, and then serged them all – which eliminated the need for snipping curves, and reduced alot of bulk where the gathers are in the back […]

Lisa’s Regency Crossover Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I wore my summer crossover gown to work Wednesday, and my friend kindly took some pictures of me outside. I was surprised when I saw the front view at how modern looking it is – I suppose the fact that I made it shorter has something to do with that, but I didn’t expect it. […]

Girl’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I made a beautiful dress for my daughter off your pattern, but still have not gotten around to making mine (though I’m hoping to soon). We have old-time Grange dances here, so I thought it would be really cute to make us matching ones. I made this dress in honor of my daughter’s weaning. She […]

Ceri’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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I’ve been meaning to send you some pictures of my Regency ball gown that a friend and I made way back in September ’05. I chose a satin for the undergown/lining. The over dress is made from a voile from Ikea. I wore the dress to a Hornblower convention in October held in Portsmouth, UK […]

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