Newsletter – December 2019

It has been a busy fall as well as a crazy start to the holiday season here at Pemberley Threads! I just finished my Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and I appreciate everyone who supported my small business over the weekend. It means a lot!

So much has happened over the last couple of months…

New Pattern Releases

I released four new patterns since the beginning of September:

The “Jane” Regency Bonnet and the “Marianne” Regency Spencer Jacket pattern were on my list to do for awhile. Regency is probably my favorite era, so I knew I needed these staples in my collection. They are both available for 16″ and 18″ dolls.

I have been having fun with them recently since I made this Christmas outfit, seen below on the lovely Elinor.

Outfit available in the shop: https://www.etsy.com/listing/759574137/doll-dress-spencer-jacket-bonnet-muff

I also released my first pattern for my 18th century collection: “Antoinette” 18th Century Cap and Stays. I am so excited to begin working in this time period, there are so many fabulous styles I want to recreate that it’s hard to know where to begin, so where better than the undergarments?

This pattern was a collaboration between myself and Olga Watkin of Swish and Swirl. She has a pattern for the shift, petticoat, stockings, and embroidered pockets that go under the stays! Be sure to visit her shop to purchase the “Georgiana” 18th Century Undergaments pattern at www.swishandswirl.etsy.com

Lastly, I found the time to write the “18th Century Housewife: Doll’s Sewing Kit” pattern. This is a staple accessory for your doll’s 18th (and even up to the 20th) century wardrobe. It is a fun way to use scrap fabrics to create something beautiful and useful at the same time. There are lots of existing examples from years past you can find on Pinterest for inspiration!

Of course, I couldn’t do this without my amazing team of pattern testers. Be sure to visit them below and you may find some Pemberley Threads fashions lingering there!

New additions to the doll family!

Matilda

I was lucky enough to add two new members to our doll family. I found A Girl for All Time “Matilda” on Ebay and couldn’t wait to see her in person. She may be my favorite of all of them!

Elinor

A dear friend was willing to sell me one of her Elinor dolls and of course I jumped at the opportunity. She is gorgeous in person and I couldn’t wait to get her in some signature Pemberley Threads fashion!

Looking forward…

I have so much planned for 2020, and I wish I could spill all of the news now but it will have to be a surprise. One thing I can say is there are several patterns in the works, as well as a trip we have planned in early spring that will tie in to one of my new pattern releases!

THANK YOU so much for your support throughout this year, I can’t do it without my followers. I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and blessed New Year!

Happy sewing!

Elizabeth

3 thoughts on “Newsletter – December 2019

  1. Joanne Gaudet

    I have to say, the Regency era is my favorite too…aside from 18th century so I am really looking forward to your new patterns!! Have a wonderful holiday season Elizabeth and give us all a shout when the little one arrives!!
    P.S. thank you so much for the housewife…I LOVE it!!!

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