Wednesday, December 13, 2017

title pic My Jacqueline Kennedy Red Suit Reproduction

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on April 26, 2017

  Earlier this year I received a request from one of my readers to recreate the red suit worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and portrayed in the new Jackie movie.  I receive requests on a regular basis to recreate various film costumes, but due to my very full schedule I am unable to do so […]

title pic Vote for My Pink Ballgown in the Threads Sewing Competition!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on January 28, 2015

Hi Ladies! If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you probably remember the hand sewn Regency ballgown that I made to wear to the Grand Regency ball at the Jane Austen Festival in late 2013. (You can read all about how I sewed this garment here.)  Well, much to my surprise, this gown has […]

title pic The Gold Silk 1860s Ballgown

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on September 7, 2014

This time last year I was in England, traveling through Jane Austen country, London, and the Lake District with a gigantic number of costumes in tow.  This year I am thankful to say that my costumes are all neatly stashed in my closet (rather than in suitcases), but I *have* been putting a number of […]