Posts Tagged ‘Jane Austen’

Lady Scott’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Here is Lady Scott in her beautiful ballgown, created for Dolley Madison’s Ball held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Isn’t her fabric luscious? And the silvery trim is dreamy. She writes, We really are pleased with the dress and hope the pics might inspire a few more ladies to try your pattern. We used 100% silk charmeuse […]

Jennifer’s Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Jennifer C. shared these photos of a Regency dress she made from my original Regency Gown pattern. Writes Jen, Well, I squeezed in enough time to make a test run of the regency gown pattern. It turned out quite cute!!!!! I piped the neckline and the cuffs. Very nice! Great job, Jen!

Lynn’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Lynn created this ballgown and writes, I had a lot of fun making a version of your pattern for our Playford Ball in London, Ontario last month. The royal blue fabric is rayon in a brocade pattern of flowers, but very lightweight. The cream is also rayon with a bit of a shine. The ribbon […]

Shawna’s Regency Wedding

By Jennie Chancey

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Shawna used my Regency Gown pattern for her wedding gown and the bridesmaids. She writes, I just wanted to take a minute and thank you for your wonderful pattern. I own a lovely 1900 Victorian home, and we were going to be married in a church that was built in 1885, so, of course, we […]

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 […]

Emma’s Lizzie Bennet Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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My daughter Lauren, a third generation Pride & Prejudice addict, just had to have an Elizabeth Bennett inspired dress for her senior prom. Your regency pattern fit the bill exactly. After making a mock-up in cheap fabric in only a day, I felt confident that I could handle the dress in silk with a shear […]

Rachel’s Regency Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I’d just like to share a picture of my just completed regency dress–well, almost completed! It still needs hemming. :o) I’m hoping to do that soon so I can wear it to a church meeting tomorrow night. And the chemisette is made based on your instructions as well. Thanks for a lovely pattern! Thank you […]

Anna’s Regency Gowns

By Jennie Chancey

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Anna has been making beautiful Regency gowns from my pattern and selling them on eBay! Here are two she recently sold, a beautiful white dress with gathers across the front of the bodice and a lovely blue print dress. Writes Anna, I wanted to send you a few pictures of the regency gown I just […]

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