Posts Tagged ‘Jane Austen’

Regency Prom Gown

By Jennie Chancey

Attached are some pictures of the prom dress I made from your Regency pattern four years ago. I made a dress and a sleeveless overdress out of different satins. I played with the pattern a lot to make it my own: drafted new sleeves, changed the hem, put soft pleats in the back, and put […]

Lynn’s Regency Crossover Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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I have posted on my blog the latest dress for a customer (my first!). The crossover bodice is great, and very flexible. All in all, it was a success and she seems very happy with it. She is a pianist and was concerned to have freedom of movement and comfort, and it passed on both […]

Girl's Regency Dress by Geneece

By Jennie Chancey

My Seamstress-in-Residence, Geneece Arnold, created this adorable girls’ Regency dress with keyhole sleeves. Geneece is doing fabulous work on everything from play dresses for girls to exquisite wedding gowns. I love this sweet creation!

Rowena's Regency Christmas Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

Hello, Mrs. Chancey. I wanted to let you know how much I’ve enjoyed using your patterns, especially the Regency ones. I just finished a Christmas outfit using the Regency dress pattern (with piping attaching the short sleeve to the undersleeve and a fan front bodice) and the Spencer pattern. I lined both in flannel for […]

Renee’s Regency Day Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Hello Mrs. Chancey, I made this dress to wear for the 400th anniversary celebration in Jamestown. It had such a feminine, graceful feel as well as adding to the remembrance of a past era! It is very comfortable for walking, yet feels very tailored since the gathers are all in the back. I totally love […]

Christine’s Regency Ballgown and Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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I just wanted to thank you for your wonderful patterns. My daughter & I have been enjoying them so much! The past few weeks, I have been working on sewing my gown for the Marine Corps Ball that my beloved & I were to attend. I chose the Regency Gown pattern with modifications. I used […]

Rose's Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

I made a gown from your Simplicity pattern for a New Year’s party last year. Here are the pictures! The first one is from the Prom-Themed New Year’s party I went to, for which I made the dress. The second picture is from Halloween this year; I went as Jane Austen. Thank you so much, […]

Sarah’s Regency Maternity Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I just finished up my first attempt at the Elegant Lady’s Closet drawstring dress. I was SO happy with how easy it was to put together, fit, and with the finished result. I can’t wait to make more! Thank you, Mrs. Chancey, for such a wonderful pattern that can be used for maternity and nursing! […]

Faith’s Regency Doll Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Thanks so much for the Regency gown pattern! It was my next dress to make for my cloth dolls. I finally finished!! She’s gorgeous and so is the dress. I adorned her a little more than was the style during Regency, but I can’t help but bead! Thanks!! Faith T. Faith creates her gorgeous soft-sculpture […]

Joelle’s Regency Ballgown & Spencer

By Jennie Chancey

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I am a French primary school teacher living in France who loves Jane Austen’s period. This summer, I found Jennie’s wonderful website surfing on internet. Then, I ordered the Regency Dress pattern and went on with it having in mind to go, once in my life and if my dress is a success, to a […]

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