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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I am sending you pictures of Olivia in her new Regency outfit. I made the dress from a Swiss dot cotton, but it’s not a fine Swiss. The bodiced petticoat is made from cotton batiste and the Spencer is made from a lovely cotton velvet, navy in colour. It was fun dressing her up in this outfit. ~ Carol K.
I made this Spencer out of a brown velvet fabric that I had lying around and that had belonged to my grandmother before, at least so we believe. I always knew I wanted to make some kind of jacket out of it, and when I found Mrs. Chancey’s Regency Spencer Jacket pattern on here I [...]
I just used your pattern to make my first Spencer! I was very pleased with the pattern, and here are pictures. The cloth was an old Laura Ashely duvet cover that had stains. I cut the pieces so the white embroidery on the cloth became part of the design of the jacket. I just wanted [...]
Hold on to your hats! This is one of the best mother of the bride stories I’ve ever gotten! This is one amazing mama! Hello Jennie, I am so pleased with the outcome of my boned bodice petticoat and my gown of dupioni silk that I have made as the Mother of the Bride gown [...]
I was digging through my scrap bins awhile back trying to use some things up so I could regain a couple of drawers! I came across some burgandy wool (leftover from a cape) and matching silk (leftover from a summer dress) so I decided to make a new Spencer jacket. I found these buttons in [...]
Dear Jennie, Please find the attached photos. I hope you find them of interest. As you can see, we are using the dress as ‘daily’ clothes. Homeschool Heaven was most helpful and of great benefit for people living on this side of the world. Kind regards, Tanya from Australia Absolutely beautiful, Tanya!