Posts Tagged ‘feminine’

The B. Ladies’ Mother-Daughter Regency Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Mrs. Chancey, Here are a few pictures of our dresses I thought you might like to see. Hope you enjoy!!! In Christ, Sarah B. This is a stunning group! These ladies made their dresses for a Regency ball, complete with sashes. The fabrics are wonderful, lightweight linens and cottons. They combined options from my […]

Sisters’ 1914 Afternoon Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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These are the 1914 tea gowns we made for our tea party last spring. I ordered your pattern when I was about 16 (nearly 4 years ago!) to make a ‘for fun’ dress. When our friends set up a tea party last year, we decided to pull out some special fabric we had stashed away […]

Girls’ Regency Ensembles

By Jennie Chancey

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I am sending pictures of a few of the dresses I have made for my girls using your pattern. I have also made oodles of pantaloons and have even used that pattern to make jammy pants for my son. We all have had such fun with our dresses and have worn one of them almost […]

Girls’ Regency Dresses

By Jennie Chancey

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I just wanted to tell you how much I LOVE the Girls’ Regency Dress pattern! As you probably know, I made Regency gowns for all of the ‘girls’ in my family to wear to my senior recital, and they all turned out smashingly!! Thanks, again, for all of your work to encourage and promote sewing […]

Romantic Era Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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The dress is FINISHED!!! This dress was for my mom using the Sense and Sensibility Romantic Era pattern. The neckline was made using a neckline that was a cross between the jumper and the wide bateau necklines, with inset lace. The bodice is lined with cotton muslin and is gathered along the waistline. There is […]

Calli’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I am almost finished with the dress I made for my daughter, Calli. I am still looking for buttons, and then it will be done. Here is a picture of the dress. I made it with some fabric she picked out, so it is a little more modern. I love the dress on her, and […]

Sarah’s 1914 Afternoon Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Sarah made this lovely version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress and writes, This is a picture my brother took the other day of the first afternoon dress I made. I made the dress just below knee-length with the underdress ankle-length. I was able to use up some shorter lengths of scraps this way, as well […]

Dawn Marie’s 1914 Afternoon Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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A breathtaking version of the 1914 Afternoon Dress. Dawn Marie writes, This is my first attempt at making a 1914 Afternoon Dress. It went together quite nicely. I used an embroidered sheer material for the overdress and white batiste for the underdress. Wearing it felt heavenly. I can’t wait to make more of them. This […]