This is a Regency dress that I just finished. I used the Sense and Sensibility pattern as a base, and created a crossover bodice. The fabric is a lavender silk chiffon over a white silk habotai. On the back seams I did a some beading. It really makes the back more interesting. This is my [...]
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I ordered your Regency Gown pattern some months back to make myself a Marianne Dashwood costume for Halloween. (Big Jane Austen fan here!) I really love the pattern and was extremely satisfied with my results! The only major alteration I made when using the pattern was to drop the neckline lower. I added some adornments, [...]
I am sending pictures of a few of the dresses I have made for my girls using your pattern. I have also made oodles of pantaloons and have even used that pattern to make jammy pants for my son. We all have had such fun with our dresses and have worn one of them almost [...]
Here are some photos of my two sisters and myself in our Regency gowns. We can’t wait to start working on our next ones! ~ Leila These sisters are so darling! I love their hairstyles and demure expressions!
Caroline D. had a Horatio Hornblower-inspired wedding aboard ship in England!Her entire wedding followed the Regency theme, and doesn’t everyone look fantastic? What fun!
Hi there! I purchased your Regency Gown pattern in late 2005. This year my daughter went to the Austen Evening in a beautiful gown I made from your pattern. We are very very happy with the result and will direct others to your site. ~ Regina M. This is a sweet, charming ballgown. Doesn’t her [...]
Hello! It’s been a looong time coming, but I’d like to comment on my first Regency gown ever, made from your pattern, in a turkey red paisley. I had made the gown and worn it for our Regency afternoon gathering last October, but since I am such a procrastinator, I didn’t have enough time to [...]
And here’s a “virtual” use of my Regency Gown pattern! Guin created this little online doll, wearing a dress based upon one of my creations. Cute!
Here are the dresses my sister and I made with the Simplicity version of Mrs. Chancey’s pattern, plus little twists of our own! ~ Katie Adorable! I absolutely love these charming dresses. Wonderfully creative!
I have a show-and-tell photo for you. I made the Regency dress, and it is my first successful sewing project, thanks to your very simple instructions. Thanks for making such a great pattern. ~ Nicole F. Good job, Nicole!