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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 adornments, [...]
Here are some photos of my two sisters and myself in our Regency gowns. We can’t wait to start working on our next ones! ~ Leila These sisters are so darling! I love their hairstyles and demure expressions!
Caroline D. had a Horatio Hornblower-inspired wedding aboard ship in England!Her entire wedding followed the Regency theme, and doesn’t everyone look fantastic? What fun!
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 [...]
Hello! It’s been a looong time coming, but I’d like to comment on my first Regency gown ever, made from your pattern, in a turkey red paisley. I had made the gown and worn it for our Regency afternoon gathering last October, but since I am such a procrastinator, I didn’t have enough time to [...]
And here’s a “virtual” use of my Regency Gown pattern! Guin created this little online doll, wearing a dress based upon one of my creations. Cute!
Here are the dresses my sister and I made with the Simplicity version of Mrs. Chancey’s pattern, plus little twists of our own! ~ Katie Adorable! I absolutely love these charming dresses. Wonderfully creative!
I have a show-and-tell photo for you. I made the Regency dress, and it is my first successful sewing project, thanks to your very simple instructions. Thanks for making such a great pattern. ~ Nicole F. Good job, Nicole!