Posts Tagged ‘Regency’

Hannah’s Jane Austen Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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A few weeks ago I attended the Jane Austen Festival in Canberra, Australia. Some of the dresses were specifically made for the event, but I had a few dresses already as my sisters, a few friends and I regularly have Jane Austen Days in which we dress up, watch a movie, eat Regency food, etc. […]

Heather’s Regency Drawstring Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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I really enjoyed making this drawstring dress! I’ve been wanting to make the drawstring dress for a long time, but I couldn’t seem to find the time to make it. Then, my husband very graciously looked after my little ones for two days in a row while I worked on the dress! It was finished […]

Angela’s Regency Ballgown

By Jennie Chancey

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Last year, my friend and I went to the Pittsburgh JASNA Jane Austen Festival. I already had a day dress (bought online years ago), but wanted an evening dress, as the festival was having a ball. A seamstress friend of mine adapted the Elegant Lady’s Closet pattern (crossover dress, I think) so the bodice resembled […]

Cecilia’s “Spencerino”

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Jennie, On this pictures I do wear again my ELC gown, but this time with a little addition: “Spencerino” (Italian for little spencer) as my friend called it. I based this jacket on your ELC pattern. This alteration is very easy and I made a little tutorial about it, please feel free to use […]

Alexandria’s Regency Wedding Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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I was trying to find a wedding dress last year for our Oct. wedding. Everything, I looked at was just to revealing or 80’s princess. I was searching for something pure and modest. My mother suggest making it with a friend and so I searched for a patten and came across Sense and Sesibility Pattens. […]

Olivia’s Regency Birthday Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Hi Jennie, This was a fun dress to make for Olivia. I used the Girls’ Regency Dress pattern. The dress is made out of silk noil with the lace overlay. Olivia’s favourite colour these days is red. J She asked for a doll cake to match her new dress and she asked for a Regency […]

Jessica’s Regency Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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Here are some pictures of my Pelisse, made for me to wear to a LARP event, using your lovely Regency Spencer pattern. It is made from an unusual taffeta with a pattern of tiny squares, found in the end-of line soft furnishings section of a local fabric shop. I cut two straight front panels, and […]

“Wonderland” Regency Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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This Regency gown was inspired by the Alice in Wonderland story and also by Tim Burton’s signature director style and mood. Thus the black and white stripes came into play. The gown is created with a lovely white embroidered cotton fabric that is fully lined and accented with a black and white striped cotton. I […]

Natalie’s Droolworthy Regency Crossover Gown

By Jennie Chancey

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Dear Jennie, This is my favorite Regency-era dress to date. It’s your cross-over dress, that Geneece Arnold made up for me last year, but…over the winter I lost 20 pounds and it no longer fit (so sorry, Geneece!), and so I had to rework the whole thing, taking almost all of it apart and handsewing […]

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