Titanic

Extant Titanic Era Garments

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These are extant Titanic Era garments. I costumed a Titanic documentary, titled “Women and Children First,” in April of 1998. Here are two of the extras used in the filming (the one on the left is yours truly, complete with vintage glasses!). The dress on the right is straight out of a 1912 ladies’ catalog and features beautiful draping and inset details. My outfit on the left was made up of a walking skirt and fantastic jacket with braided trimming. Read more…

Kelly’s "Music Man" Costumes

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    When I found out that the drama department in the school where I teach was doing “The Music Man” as their production for the year, I knew I had to get involved! I had a lengthy collection of patterns from the Edwardian/Titanic/Teens era, including quite a few of the Sense & Sensibility patterns. […] Read more…

Amanda’s 1910s Prom Gown

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      My daughter went to her prom Saturday night, in the Titanic-era dress I made from your pattern. It was fabulous. We made an overskirt of forest green satin, while the dress itself was medium green cotton covered with pearl and sequin-embroidered cream illusion. We trimmed it with gold fringe and gold and […] Read more…

Lori’s 1910s Tea Gown

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Dear Jennie: Thanks for your wonderful website and beautiful patterns. Last year I purchased the l9l0’s Tea Gown pattern to make a dress for my son’s wedding. After many drafts and trials on bodice pieces, I completed the gown you see in the pictures. Your kind and prompt help by e-mail was invaluable! I appreciated […] Read more…

Krista’s 1912 Kimono Dress

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I finished the last couple of details on the Kimono dress today and had my daughter try it on. When she did, we were delighted to see that the final touches were indeed complete. She put a necklace on, and we went outside to snap a few pictures. She’s really pleased with it, and so […] Read more…

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