I've dropped in to share my latest creation with you. I was in need of new well fitting Regency dress.
Materials: What I simply love about this dress is it was a complete stash buster. Well, almost. I did have to buy some hooks and eyes, but what's one package of hooks and eyes when I already had the fabric, pattern, lining, trim and buttons?!
My original sketch:
I used Sense and Sensibility's Regency Gown Pattern:
I modified the pattern a great deal. Patterns of Fashion I by Janet Arnold was a great help!
All of the inner seams are machine sewn and all of the outer seams are hand sewn.
And the finished product: