Friday, July 28, 2017

title pic Royal Wedding Gowns Through the Decades

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on May 19, 2017

As we’re less than one day away to Pippa Middleton’s wedding – the closest thing we’ve seen to a British royal wedding in over 6 years – I can’t help but think back to all the royal wedding dresses over the decades.  As we have no royal family in America, there’s something quite captivating about a […]

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.  […]