Saturday, November 18, 2017

title pic The Hand Sewn Silk Regency Ball Gown

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on November 17, 2013

 Since the moment I found out I was going to England, my first thought was, “The Regency ball gown I make is going to have to be the most detailed costume I have ever made!”  I knew that this would be one rare opportunity when there was a legitimate reason to really go “all-out” on a costume, […]

title pic The Jane Austen Festival 2013

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on October 27, 2013

The Jane Austen Festival’s Costumed Promenade in Bath, England 2013 It was the loveliest of September Saturdays!  The weather was forecast to be grey and rainy, but instead the 600 plus costumed participants were greeted by warm sun shining down on the cobblestone streets and Georgian Bath buildings.  In a crowded section of the Royal Crescent, one […]

title pic My Elizabeth Bennet Costume at Pemberly!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on October 13, 2013

A Pride & Prejudice Film Costume Reproduction & a Visit to Lyme Park (Pemberly) Dear Ladies, Here are pictures from what was one of the most momentous days of my entire trip to England – a day spent at the 1995 filming location of Pemberly from Pride & Prejudice!  I had recreated the golden brown […]