Friday, August 19, 2016

Second Regency Dress is Finished!

Sewing is coming along nicely for my Regency "trousseau". Ha! Yesterday I finished my second dress and now I can't decide if I want to wear this one in the promenade or the red one I showed you last week. 

I went with a higher neckline and long sleeves with this one---a morning dress look. I love the option this pattern has for adding a waistband. Even though I don't have a tie running through, it just looks so nice and much less "nightgownish" than some of my previous dresses.

I also chose to do a tie back. Several references say this was the most common way to close up the dress in Jane's day.

I've done so many hand-stitched eyelets lately that they're really growing on me. Only 15 more days until I leave! I'm super excited! 


  1. I am so excited for you! Can't wait to see your photos! Love that you're making dresses.

  2. Lovely! Looking forward to all the finished products and photoshoot!

  3. Both of the dresses are so beautiful! I'm trying to overcome feelings of jealousy ;) Wearing vintage style clothes is such fun!


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