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Pleasantly Malformed
« on: August 05, 2012 01:40:58 PM »



A regency era inspired dress for my niece, who is staying over the summer. No pattern, I studied a variety of historical regency gowns from the early 1800's and 'winged' it. I will probably post all the production photos in a little while, just wanted to put this up. Its a pale salmony lace with a breezy fabric as the overskirt, edged in ribbon. Sleeves need finishing and Im going to add a wider ribbon about the waist. Pretty good for a first try.

Oh, also, it was all hand sewn. Here are side and back pictures. Smiley

 

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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2012 03:53:36 PM »

Lovely, lovely job on the dress and your niece is beautiful!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2012 04:01:01 PM »

an elegant princess dress, love the little train on the back, is this for a specific occasion?
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2012 11:01:50 PM »

A dear little dress.  The elegant train is a lovely touch. I also like the ribbon edging.
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