Wednesday, February 06, 2008
New-to-me Regency gown
Today I received a Regency gown in the mail that I ordered from a lady on the Sense & Sensibility Forum. I took a chance that it would fit and am I ever glad I did! I love it. The lady who made it found it a tad too small and as she had only worn it once, put it up for sale on the message board. Here is a picture, the dress even accommodates my pregnancy belly. :)
(Please pardon the slightly spaced out expression!)

I have always wanted a Regency gown since watching A&E/BBC's version of Pride and Prejudice (1995). I have a couple of the patterns put out by Sense & Sensibility Patterns but have yet to complete one. I have one in the works but won't be able to finish it or fit it until well after the baby arrives! This way I get to enjoy the dress and someone else's handiwork.


posted at 12:04 PM  

At 11:39 AM, Blogger lindsey elizabeth g said...

It's lovely! Makes me feel like watching P&P...

At 11:13 AM, Blogger Hannah said...

What a pretty dress! I love Jennie Chancey's patterns!


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