White Regency Dress

This is my very first attempt at a Regency dress.  For my inspiration I looked at earlier Regency dresses from 1800-1810, influenced by the classical statuary of ancient Greece. I used Simplicity 4055, view A, without the overskirt and with extra fabric in the back for fullness. I lengthened the bodice, thinking it would be … Continue reading White Regency Dress


Blue Daisy Dress

I love this dress. It is comfy, stylish, and looks complicated but was actually very easy! The pattern is McCall’s 6503, view D, with no sleeves. The fabric was a lucky quilting cotton find on the clearance table at Joann's. I did my usual grading between sizes, but did not have to lengthen this one. … Continue reading Blue Daisy Dress