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1810 Regency Gown

As a crazed Vampire Bride
At the PEERS (Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society)  Le Bal des Vampires. 
More Authentic regency form With Matching Bonnet.
As a crazed Vampire Bride
At the PEERS (Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society)  Le Bal des Vampires. 

As a "crazed Vampire Bride"

At the PEERS (Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society)  Le Bal des Vampires. 

Photo: Bill Watters

I draped this gown based off an 1810 gown illustration in The Cut of Women's Clothes, by Norah Waugh. The gown is made from Swiss dot Voile and is 100% cotton. All of the ruffles are hand roll-hemmed (I spend a lot of time commuting!) and the gown is worn over period undergarments ( corset, chemise, and petticoat).


As a costume design student, I originally started this project to expand my resume. As a lucky coincidence It was completed right before halloween and I was able to wear it to two different events. First in it's "authentic" form, and then as a Crazed vampire bride.


Pattern or design used: My Own Design

Comments (6)

kabodle kabodle writes: katiebodle1@yahoo the gown is quite beautiful and you look beautiful wearing it. keep on keeping on thanks for sharing .
Posted: 6:49 pm on February 17th

Chantel17 Chantel17 writes: Hi! -- Wow! great dress! which pattern did you use for your corset? Well-crafted, fine details! good job!
Chantel
Posted: 9:44 am on June 7th

orsinimedici1951 orsinimedici1951 writes: Beautiful dress! Jane Austen would swoon!! Thanks for the link--I'll check it out. You might like some of my hats at www.orsinimedici1951.etsy.com
Posted: 7:37 pm on November 12th

rakijaa rakijaa writes: Thank you for the link. I will definitely check it out.
Posted: 9:12 am on November 12th

izodiea izodiea writes: I am glad you like it :)

If you haven't seen it already, you may enjoy this Regency Community: http://regencysa.proboards.com/index.cgi
It is FULL of amazing information and awesome people! It is where I found the tutorial for making my bonnet.
Posted: 1:30 pm on November 10th

rakijaa rakijaa writes: This is lovely! We are going to a Regency Ball in spring, so I am looking forward to making a gown. Thanks for sharing your gown-it is inspiring!
Posted: 8:57 am on November 10th

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