Posts Tagged ‘nursing’

Easy Alterations to the Regency Gown Pattern

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Modifying my Regency Gown Pattern is extremely simple. I’ve shown in my Diary of a Dress how to add a train, make an overskirt and add other fancy embellishments to a ballgown. The purpose of this section is to demonstrate how the bodice can easily be changed to button up the front rather than down the back (especially nice for nursing mothers!). I’ll also include instructions on how to modify the skirt front for expectant moms.  Read more…

Romantic Era Nursing Dresses

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Here are photos of the finished Romantic nursing dress. Thanks so much for your help in shortening the bodice! I ended up using the 1914 cap sleeve for a more “modern” look. My friend loves this dress and says it is very comfortable. This pattern is so versatile–she can wear it throughout pregnancy and nursing. […] Read more…

Lydia’s Regency Nursing Dresses

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Lydia has been busy modifying the Regency Gown pattern to create a couple of lovely nursing dresses. She also took the child’s pattern and shrunk it for her baby daughter! She writes, Both of these dresses are nursing dresses, and I am so happy with how easily they came together once I decided to make […] Read more…