(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 [...]
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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 [...]
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. [...]
These are the two Regency gowns that my mother made for me. The yellow one was my Recital gown in 2005. The red one was my Christmas dress last year. ~ Elissa P. Sweet!
Genevieve made this lovely Regency ballgown for an event in New Zealand. Yep, they even have my patterns way out in the Pacific!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Isn’t this a cute way to use the Regency Gown pattern? This young lady made a darling empire-waist blouse from it!
We had so much fun making this dress! Faith actually helped even though she is only two and a half! She aided me in the pinning, and in some of the hand sewing. She felt so big and helpful…she just beamed! I think she has a real ownership of that dress. We made many fun [...]
I just wanted to show you the latest dress I finished for Olivia using the Regency pattern. I made it early in the spring for another project, but didn’t get around to finishing it because the girl I wanted to send it to, was no longer living there! So I saved it for Olivia and [...]