Posts Tagged ‘empire’

Regency Ballgowns

By Jennie Chancey

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This group of students from California put on their own costumed “Pride and Prejudice” ball. Be sure to visit their online yearbook to see more photos! Most of the gals used my pattern to make their own gowns!

Mary Alice’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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This one took my breath away when I opened the e-mail. Wow! Writes Mary Alice, Thank you for the wonderful Regency Gown Pattern. I cut out my fabric on a Tuesday night and was wearing the finished gown on Friday night. I made the gown for a Regency dance at Lunacon. I had no problems […]

Heather’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Heather made this beautiful Regency Gown and writes, Here are the explanations for the pictures of me in my gown. For the back view: Here is full view of the back of the gown. That is my grandmother’s grandmother’s christening shawl (and mine too!). It is more Victorian than Regency but it looked good. First […]

Amy’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Amy took my online Regency Gown class and created this beautiful creamy yellow gown with fitted 3/4-length sleeves. Writes Amy, Hi Jennie! I took your regency gown class back in April and finally have pictures of my dress! I loved taking your class and am a much more confident sewer now. The pelisse pattern just […]

Celeste’s Regency Gown with Undersleeves

By Jennie Chancey

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Celeste made this fantastic Regency gown, complete with detachable undersleeves, in my Regency Gown class. She chose a period-correct fabric from Reproduction Fabrics and modified the pattern to create a “fan-front” bodice. I think her final creation is just absolutely beautiful! And Celeste wears her gown with such panache’. Note her lovely hairstyle and the […]

Tianjing’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Tianjing was a beginning seamstress when she enrolled in my Regency Gown class. She admitted she really didn’t know if she was up to the challenge of making a full gown, but look at her now! What fantastic work, especially for a newbie! Tianjing chose an inexpensive fabric for her first go at the pattern […]

Regency Sister Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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Melissa (in white) made her beautiful gown while taking my Regency Gown Class, then made one for her sister! Didn’t she do a fantastic job with that eyelet overlay and split front skirt? It makes it look like a dress with a pelisse over top. Very creative!

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