Sunday, January 22, 2017

title pic Queen Elizabeth’s Gowns at Kensington Palace!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on September 21, 2013

Hello, Ladies! The last time I was in England in 2009, I casually picked up a book in the Victoria & Albert Museum giftshop on Queen Elizabeth’s royal tour gowns from the 1950s.  Little did I know that it would become one of my favorite books ever.  Filled with images of the most elaborate embroidered […]

title pic The Young Queen Elizabeth

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 6, 2012

This weekend as the world celebrated 60 years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, we’ve had a wonderful chance to look back at how faithfully she and Prince Phillip have served the Commonwealth for the last six decades.  Bright and chipper as ever, the Queen stills wears incredibly fashionable suits and hats, and insists that her umbrellas match each outfit.  […]

title pic Another Royal Wedding Dress Pattern!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on January 13, 2012

Remember in fall of 2011 when Butterick released their collection of bridal patterns inspired by Princess Catherine and her fabulous wedding?  If you were reading the blog back then, you’ll remember the post I wrote in great detail about the differences and similarities between the original gowns and the pattern versions.  Butterick Patterns produced designs […]