Posts Tagged ‘fairy tale’

Nancy’s Painted Silk Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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My daughter got on a designing tangent, and drew designs for costumes and room settings for a number of fantasy parties (fantasy, as in, one can only fantasize about being able to afford one!). When she showed me the drawings, I pointed at ‘Autumn’ (shown above). And said ‘You know, we could make that with […]

Ceri’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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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 […]

Heidi’s Regency Crossover Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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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 my […]

Kate’s Regency Fairy Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Kate made this fantastic fairy costume and writes, I’ve always loved looking at the ‘Show and Tell’ section of your website, so I thought I might share these pictures of my somewhat unusual (and non-historical) use of your Regency gown pattern! I was recently invited to a hen night (I think the US equivalent is […]