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  the Centennial Belles of Port Alberni

Centennial Belles of Port Alberni

RESOURCES TO GET YOU IN THE "KNOW"

Thrift Stores For fabric You  will need up to 4.5 metres for a dress.  Sheets (any solid colour except "neons" or small print is ok.), duvet covers, curtains (not too heavy) are all great choices for re purposing into a Regency gown.  Choose tiny prints, any solid colour (just stay away from lime green, magenta and super bright colours)

Follow these links to Pinterest  on Tricia's Boards and see examples of the following:

Regency ladies day dresses

Regency ladies gowns

Regency ladies hats

www.lafnmoon.com  for patterns

historicalsewing.com for patterns and all sorts of great hints and ideas.

www.oldtimepatterns.com for patterns for children. women and men



MOVIES and BOOKS

Sense and Sensibility

Pride and Prejudice

Mansfield Park

Emma

Persuasion

Northanger Abbey


Jane Austen wrote all these books at a very young age and all have been made into Hollywood films as well as wonderful presentations by the BBC.  

Check out your library and movie stores as well as Netflix if you have it.


OTHER MOVIES BASED ON JANE AUSTEN


Becoming Jane

Clueless

Austenland

Lost in Austen

The Jane Austen Book Club