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Cindy’s Regency Ballgowns

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  It’s been a while since I emailed you, but it was because the rest of the sewing went great & I didn’t need any more help. I was pretty excited to share with you some pictures of our family at the dance last Friday. I also followed your instructions to fix my daughter’s hair […] Read more…

Heidi’s Regency Gown

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  Hello there! I wanted to share with you some photos of a dress I made using your Simplicity Pattern 4055. I have worked with several of the Simplicity historical patterns and yours is BY FAR the easiest to work with. It only took me about ten hours (including cutting), and I did not have […] Read more…

Amanda’s 1910s Prom Gown

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      My daughter went to her prom Saturday night, in the Titanic-era dress I made from your pattern. It was fabulous. We made an overskirt of forest green satin, while the dress itself was medium green cotton covered with pearl and sequin-embroidered cream illusion. We trimmed it with gold fringe and gold and […] Read more…

Regency Prom Gown

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  I ordered your Regency pattern last Spring to make my daughter’s Prom dress, and sent an appeal for help in making a split overskirt. Well, it’s taken me MONTHS to send pictures, but the dress itself only took a few days! I’ve only been sewing for a little over a year, and even for […] Read more…

Regency Dancers

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(Click for larger image.) Aylwen G. shared this picture of her Heritage Dancers, an Australian group. Most of the ladies made their gowns from my Regency Gown pattern. Aylwen is a very talented seamstress and also an expert on Regency Era dancing. You can visit her website HERE!. Read more…

Ceri’s Regency Ballgown

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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 […] Read more…

Heidi’s Regency Crossover Gown

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  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 […] Read more…

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