evening gown

Kate’s Marianne Dashwood Gown

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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 […] Read more…

Regency Ballgown

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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 […] Read more…

Laura’s 1910s Tea Gown

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Laura used my 1910s Tea Gown pattern and the inspiring image of the original vintage dress on the right to create her exquisite evening dress. WOW! She writes, I wanted to send you the first photo of the dress I just completed. I used your tea gown pattern as a base for the bodice; I […] Read more…

Jenny-Rose’s “Queen Bee” Tea Gown

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This is Jenny-Rose in her golden, glowing “Queen Bee” swim dress! Didn’t she do an absolutely dreamy job of selecting colors, fabrics, and embellishments? Get a load of that fabulous beaded motif on the bodice inset! Jenny-Rose took my online Tea Gown class to make this gown, and she also put up a super website […] Read more…