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Topic: Regency dress from vintage sheet (many pics)  (Read 3724 times)
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« on: August 20, 2011 09:50:03 AM »

I was saving this pretty sheet for something special and I finally got up the courage to cut it.  Here's my Regency dress c. 1805:











Detail of interior construction (pardon the unhistorically colored stays and lame chemise!):



Pattern coming soon.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2011 10:02:45 AM »

What a lovely dress! And you're right... that IS a great sheet!
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2011 10:14:54 AM »

Looks great, Ludi! That green is such a lovely colour on you, too Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2011 10:52:20 AM »

The print on the sheet was perfect for the style. Great job on all the underbits, bold colors ans all.
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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2011 12:26:42 PM »

Thank you!   Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2011 08:18:01 AM »

Having made, worn and seen many regency dresses i must congratualt you. IT's superb and the attention to detail is wonderful. I wish i had seen this when i was still  making that era - it would have been a source of great inspiration!
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2011 09:26:46 AM »

Thank you very much.  It was certainly a learning experience!   Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2011 10:51:35 AM »



4 inch and 10 cm squares are for sizing it in Photoshop or however anyone wants.  Bodice fits a 30 inch underbust measurement.  1/2 inch seam allowance included on all pieces but the inside flaps which are bound with muslin strips or you can use bias binding, ribbon, etc.  Not included are pattern pieces for the placket binding, sleeve binding, sash, etc. Dress skirt is two panels.  The front approximately 27 inches wide by 48 inches long.  Sides and back are a single panel approximately 55 inches wide by 48 inches long.  This fits someone about 5' 6".  Anyone who wants to make this dress, I will be happy to help through the process.   Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2011 12:26:20 PM »

Awesome! You did such a terrific job on the sleeves, I completely love the backwardsy poof, it works. Awesome awesome awesome. Now you have to tell us what sort of comments you get when wearing it out!
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2011 02:04:56 PM »

Oh, I won't be wearing it to the store, it's just too "costumey."  Tongue  But thanks!  Cheesy
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