Posts Tagged ‘Edwardian’

Katrina’s “Diana” Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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Of all the Edwardian outfits from the “Anne of Green Gables” series, the light pink traveling dress that Diana wore for her honeymoon has always been one of my favorites! Late last year I stumbled across the perfect pink bengaline moire’, so I decided that now was the time to reproduce this costume! The Beatrix […]

Antonia’s 1914 Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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I recently made a 1914 tea gown using your pattern. I made this to attend a “Picnic at Hanging Rock” event and people wore 1900s costumes to attend. I also used your pattern to make an Edwardian apron to wear to protect the tea gown while helping out the BBQ. I also include pictures of […]

Kirsten’s “Beatrix” Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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I used the wonderful Beatrix Potter Walking Skirt pattern and Edwardian Shirtwaist to make this outfit to celebrate our school centenary. The entire school, staff and parents dressed up and went to Beamish open air museum, and it was a lovely day. The collar on the blouse is an original Edwardian Irish crochet lace, found […]

Fleur de Lis Shawl ePattern

By Jennie Chancey

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You may not be able to buy a paisley or silk stole, but with a luscious sport-weight alpaca yarn and this PDF pattern, you can make yourself a good substitute! The “Fleur-de-Lis Stole” is luxury itself, with a generous length for the classical Regency drape, and the combination of fleur-de-lis (a popular motif of the time) and a striking edging of fans and tassels.

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Naomi’s Edwardian Aprons

By Jennie Chancey

Thank you so much for providing this lovely apron pattern. One day while watching The Masterpiece Theatre’s utterly perfect rendition of “Pollyanna,” I promised myself I would one day find an Edwardian apron pattern similar Nancy’s (the maid). I hunted high and low until I remembered seeing an apron pattern here and, to my great […]

“When Buying New Frocks” and “Fashions for Women of Varied Tastes”

By Jennie Chancey

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This Dollar Download includes two fun features. The first, entitled, “When Buying New Frocks,” is jam-packed with advice for the Edwardian woman seeking to build an appropriate wardrobe on a reasonable budget. Another short feature, “Fashions for Women of Varied Tastes” (ca. 1909) has also been included.

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Rachel’s 1909 Edwardian Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I made this dress from the 1909 Edwardian Dress Pattern. I had to modify the shoulder to add more length to it. I also wanted to be able to just slip it on so I cut the back piece 3″ in from the fold and added three rows of cased elastic. I love the gathered […]

Stunning Edwardian Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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This confection of a dress was sold by Vintage Textile. I’d never seen a dress with a large floral print like this from this time period, but I really like it. From a distance, the effect is one of a soft pink blush. It is only on up-close examination that you see the flowers. Breathtaking! Can’t you just picture afternoon tea on the lawn beneath the shady oak? Love it!

Early 1900s Fashion Features

By Jennie Chancey

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This download includes three articles from the early 1900s (my original copies are, alas, undated, but hairstyles and dress styles provide good clues). First is a feature about fashionable hats. Next is a beautifully illustrated piece about negligees–lovely, long gowns and wrappers to match. Finally there’s an article with photographs of intricate embroidery by “peasants!” Enjoy!

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