Posts Tagged ‘empire’

Stunning Silk Regency Ballgown with Lace Overdress

By Jennie Chancey

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I sent a question back during the fall while I was sewing my daughter’s Regency down with removable overlay (she wanted two dresses in one). You asked me to send pictures and, like most homeschool moms, it waited until summer! This is from the Simplicity pattern in silk with a removable lace overlay. We love […]

Girls’ Regency Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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I wanted to share some photos of a couple of the Regency dresses I’d made from your patterns for my girls. They get no end of compliments on them, thanks in large part to your excellent instructions. I’m a rather inexperienced seamstress, but having started on these patterns has given me the confidence to try […]

Regency Costumes for a Group

By Jennie Chancey

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Hi I wanted to send through some pictures of the dresses I made from your patterns for a role-playing convention over Easter. The team I play in always costumes, and this year we chose the theme Regency, so I searched found and bought your patterns. I found them very easy to make and very fast […]

Shannon's Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

Hi Mrs. Chancey, Here are some pictures from the first Regency dress I made! I loved your pattern; it was very easy. I used a cotton fabric with little raised blue dots and a grosgain ribbon for the trim. I love this dress so much that I am already imagining a ballgown for myself! ^_^ […]

Regency Prom Gown

By Jennie Chancey

Attached are some pictures of the prom dress I made from your Regency pattern four years ago. I made a dress and a sleeveless overdress out of different satins. I played with the pattern a lot to make it my own: drafted new sleeves, changed the hem, put soft pleats in the back, and put […]

Lynn’s Regency Crossover Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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I have posted on my blog the latest dress for a customer (my first!). The crossover bodice is great, and very flexible. All in all, it was a success and she seems very happy with it. She is a pianist and was concerned to have freedom of movement and comfort, and it passed on both […]

Girl's Regency Dress by Geneece

By Jennie Chancey

My Seamstress-in-Residence, Geneece Arnold, created this adorable girls’ Regency dress with keyhole sleeves. Geneece is doing fabulous work on everything from play dresses for girls to exquisite wedding gowns. I love this sweet creation!

Rowena's Regency Christmas Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

Hello, Mrs. Chancey. I wanted to let you know how much I’ve enjoyed using your patterns, especially the Regency ones. I just finished a Christmas outfit using the Regency dress pattern (with piping attaching the short sleeve to the undersleeve and a fan front bodice) and the Spencer pattern. I lined both in flannel for […]

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