Posts Tagged ‘Spencer’

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. […]

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 […]

Regency Spencer/Pelisse Pattern

By Jennie Chancey

Photo by Gabi Reichert (http://www.5reicherts.com/)

I created this pattern by pulling research together from several sources (along with customer requests!). I studied a Spencer jacket in the D.A.R. Museum collection and one at the Valentine. I also drew from Janet Arnold’s wonderful Patterns of Fashion to create a versatile pattern for short jackets, long coats, and sleeveless pelisses or short gowns.

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Making a Regency Long-Sleeved Pelisse

By Jennie Chancey

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Lorna has put together a step-by-step tutorial, showing how she created a pelisse (coat) from my Regency Spencer & Pelisse pattern. It includes excellent photographs and inspiring original images and shows how easy it is to modify my pattern to reproduce an extant garment. Pop on over to Lorna’s blog for all the fun. Thanks, […]

Amy’s Jane Austen Ensemble

By Jennie Chancey

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I saw your pictures from the Promenade in Bath…Wasn’t it beautiful?! I was there, too, and made all of my costumes with your patterns! Thanks so much…it was fun making historical clothes, especially from the Regency Era. It was a neat experience to live and walk in Bath like Jane Austen would have. I wish […]

Charlotte’s Regency Outfit

By Jennie Chancey

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Hi, I’m Charlotte coming from France! Finally this year, I will go to the Jane Austen Festival in Bath!! It’s in one week!! I have finished my costumes using your dress and jacket pattern!! And it was easy and I love the result!! The jacket’s just perfect!! Thanks for your work, now I can be […]

Abigail’s Silk Regency Gown with Spencer

By Jennie Chancey

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I made this dress from Sense and Sensibility’s Simplicity pattern. I think that the only adaptation I made was to raise the neckline a bit. The material is silk that a friend of mine brought from Thailand for me. I added ribbon trim on the sleeves, braid around the empire waistline, and ribbon around the […]

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 […]

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