Posts Tagged ‘Dresses’

Rose's Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

I made a gown from your Simplicity pattern for a New Year’s party last year. Here are the pictures! The first one is from the Prom-Themed New Year’s party I went to, for which I made the dress. The second picture is from Halloween this year; I went as Jane Austen. Thank you so much, […]

1914 Wedding

By Jennie Chancey

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Our son just got married, and the bridesmaids dresses were from your 1914 Afternoon Dress pattern. Thanks! Marci B. I am a real sucker for blue and white. My own wedding was blue and white, and I adore hydrangeas! Note the embroidery on the bodices, too. The dresses are sheer over white petticoats (also made […]

Aubrey’s Romantic Era Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Hello Mrs. Chancey, I’m Aubrey Lenz. My sister, Emily, sent you pictures of the Regency gowns she made with your Regency pattern a few years ago. I graduated this spring, and Emily and I made a Romantic Era gown for my graduation ceremony. Emily and I followed the family tradition from our great-grandmother who had […]

Sarah’s Regency Maternity Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I just finished up my first attempt at the Elegant Lady’s Closet drawstring dress. I was SO happy with how easy it was to put together, fit, and with the finished result. I can’t wait to make more! Thank you, Mrs. Chancey, for such a wonderful pattern that can be used for maternity and nursing! […]

Faith’s Regency Doll Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Thanks so much for the Regency gown pattern! It was my next dress to make for my cloth dolls. I finally finished!! She’s gorgeous and so is the dress. I adorned her a little more than was the style during Regency, but I can’t help but bead! Thanks!! Faith T. Faith creates her gorgeous soft-sculpture […]

Kim's Infant Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

(Click for larger images.) Here are pictures of my first creation with your patterns. My 7-month-old daughter’s Regency Gown turned out soooo cute. Thanks for the patterns. I am having a blast. ~ Kim E. What a cherubic little angel! I love this beautiful winter Regency dress. Fantastic work, Kim!

The B. Ladies’ Mother-Daughter Regency Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Mrs. Chancey, Here are a few pictures of our dresses I thought you might like to see. Hope you enjoy!!! In Christ, Sarah B. This is a stunning group! These ladies made their dresses for a Regency ball, complete with sashes. The fabrics are wonderful, lightweight linens and cottons. They combined options from my […]

Melissa’s Regency Day Gown with Undersleeves

By Jennie Chancey

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Here are pictures of another dress I made. I thought you might enjoy seeing them. Other than the cranberry crossover, this is my favorite. It’s basically your original Regency gown, but with the neckline cut a little more squarely. Enjoy! ~ Melissa T. Note the detachable undersleeves that take this dress from day to evening. […]

Sarah’s Regency Drawstring Gown

By Jennie Chancey

These are photos of my fiance’, Aaron, and me, directly after he proposed to me in front of hundreds of people at the opening ceremony of the Fort Massac Annual Encampment in Southern Illinois.  It was a glorious, wonderful surprise.  So romantic!  And, as you can see, I am wearing my drawstring dress made with […]

Ida’s Regency Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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I bought the Sense and Sensibility patterns for a Regency Gown and the Spencer Jacket (which I turned into a pelisse by following your instructions). My inspiration came from the book Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. I could identify myself with Elinor and picked the scene where she goes out for a walk in […]

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