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  Folkwear 215: Empire Dress Empire Dress



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Pattern Description: The bodice pattern is based on Folkwear Patterns' Empire Gown (with major pattern alterations for style); the skirt is based on the process detailed by the Hungarican Chick (of the Oregon Regency Society) on her blog (link below). Pattern Sizing: XL, but adjustable. Did it lo
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StephiLuna
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6/27/12
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Pattern Description: A ladies English Regency/French Empire gown, with options for street-length, full-length, or full-length with train. Two sleeve options and two skirt-back fullness options. Pattern Sizing: Sm-Lg (14-16); I used the large sized pattern. In ready to wear I'm about a 14. Did it
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StephiLuna
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12/27/10
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Pattern Description: This high-waisted dress known today as "empire" was worn in the period following the French Revolution in the late 1700s. The revealing style, requiring few undergarments, reflected a desire to return to simpler, classical Grecian dress after the excesses of the European nobilit
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cleandirty
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5/7/07
photo I've made this pattern many times (and I'm sure will make it again) and been very pleased with it. Unfortunately the only photo I have of me wearing it I've got an overdress on - the saffron color underdress is the folkwear pattern. I've used thicker fabrics like velvet and very thin sheer fabr
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marionetta
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10/5/05


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