Thursday, May 22, 2014

Regency Dress

Janet sewed this dress on  her treadle powered sewing machine. Some of the detailing is hand sewn for more authenticity .

It is 100% cotton, an authentic green stripe print.Size small/med. Janet is 5ft 6in.and this dress is perfect length for her, but it could easily be taken up for someone shorter or one of the tucks on the skirt be let out for a taller person.

The back closes with two draw strings, one at the neck and one at the waist.

Detail of crocheted lace at the slightly puffed sleeve. Dress is for sale for $200. This dress is perfect for reenacters , history buffs, and any one who wants to know what it felt like to be a woman in Jane Austin's day!

This chemise , like the dress above is also correct for the early 1800's. Janet is wearing it under the dress in the pictures above. Chemises like this one were standard under garments at the time.

100%cotton. All seams are flat felled(French seams) for extra comfort and durability . Draw string neckline. $60.00. call 1870-283-4002 for more info.on either garment.

One of Janet's hand painted signs . No one says it better than Jane! $16.00.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful dress! I was happy to stumble upon your blog through friends of friends. :)