Posts Tagged ‘Jane Austen’

Michelle’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Hi! I wanted to write to you and send you some photos of a Regency dress I just made. I didn’t know how to sew at all (I sewed a pillow once in 8th grade home economics class, but that was over ten years ago), but I decided to go ahead and order your pattern […]

Victoria’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Your patterns are wonderful, and I am at the present making the most of your Spencer and Pelisse pattern… I have attached some photos of my day out at Lyme Park. I have only recently discovered the delights of Jane Austen and then to discover that the house that they filmed [A&E’s] “Pride and Prejudice” […]

Tanya’s Regency Day Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Your patterns are great! Imagine the suprised look on my face when I opened up the pattern and saw real paper! I’m a new sewer about 1 year and I can’t stop. I found the Renaissance first, and then fell in love with Regency–after all, you can’t wear a Tudor gown to church, although I […]

Maggi’s Regency Wedding Party

By Jennie Chancey

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The main dress is a crepe fabric with organza overdress. The girls all loved them and thanked me for making them feel like princesses for the day. Your patterns were a delight to use with very clear instructions. I have been sewing for 50 years, since I was 7, and some instructions are incomprehensible, so […]

Rebekka’s Regency Wedding Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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This bride’s mother worked with her to create her wedding gown. Here are some pictures of the (modified) Regency dress I like what my mom did to the back, because I don’t much like the “balloon” style the dress has with some types of fabric. And of course: no sleeves, which was a blessing when […]

Tanya’s Regency Dress and Spencer Jacket

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Jennie, Please find the attached photos. I hope you find them of interest. As you can see, we are using the dress as ‘daily’ clothes. Homeschool Heaven was most helpful and of great benefit for people living on this side of the world. Kind regards, Tanya from Australia Absolutely beautiful, Tanya!

Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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(Click for larger images.) Many thanks for the pattern. My wife has made the dress for my daughter, who is attending a commemorative Ball on honour of Lord Nelson (1805), period dances and music. I attach a picture of the dress – magnificant! The material is ‘Sari’ material from an Indian supplier. Many thanks, Roderick […]

Catherine’s Regency Day Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Hello! I can’t wait to get the Romantic Dress pattern! I send you today pictures of a dress I made from your Regency Dress pattern. I wanted to send them to you ages ago… It is now done. I wear it with the antique petticoat I already told you about. I hope you like the […]

Chloe’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I’ve finally gotten around to uploading photos of my cousin’s dress! She adores her dress and has gotten so many compliments! I had a lot of fun making it for her. I’m planning to buy your Romantic Era Dress pattern next, as I’m currently in love with Molly’s gowns in “Wives and Daughters”. Thank you […]

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