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by Fannie Kikinshoot
Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: What do y'all think?
Topic: Coat pattern?
Replies: 54
Views: 33630

I forgot to answer the other questions!! Overall length: do you want it hip length or long like an overcoat? ~~ Both! Sort of like we can choose between 3/4 sleeves or full, I'd like to choose between hip length and long. I am happy to pay more for such options, too. Fit: do you want a loose "...
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My Wishing dress, new photos
Replies: 40
Views: 21763

Oh my gosh!!!! I am so sorry about this tragic event! I am very happy that you are safe and sound though, you can always make more dresses!!!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Indian Summer dress
Replies: 19
Views: 11056

Your dresses are gorgeous!! I just bought some fabric like the dark brown smocked fabric you used in the first dress. My fabric is a mocha/turquoise shot, though. I can't wait to get busy on the dress this week. If it turns out half as nice as yours, I'll be pleased.
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Wilde peacock dress..
Replies: 10
Views: 6847

OH MY GAWD!!!! I love peacocks, just look at the picture in my signature! That dress is fabulous!!! I am in love!!!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Sun Jun 10, 2007 6:50 am
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: Braid patterns
Replies: 14
Views: 9241

I have been saving some patterns for a while on my computer and am happy to share. Also, The Lasalle Library CDs have some really nice soutache patterns on them. But, here are some that I have: http://trulyvictorian.netfirms.com/picturepro/nfpicturepro/displayimage.php?pos=-2019 http://trulyvictori...
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Sun Jun 10, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: How to pin a hat
Replies: 21
Views: 13018

I have very short hair, but always wear a wig with my Victorian outfits, so pinning a hat has not been a problem. I do have a friend that was having this same problem and didn't want to wear a wig, so she sewed hair combs into her hat to help secure it to her hair, along with the hat pins, she no l...
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Sun Jun 10, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My New Dore Corset
Replies: 19
Views: 10701

I love pretty corsets! They don't all have to be solid white or solid black. You did a great job....Bravo!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Mon Jun 04, 2007 5:25 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: The French Bodice pattern
Replies: 8
Views: 5533

That is such a pretty bodice. I love this pattern. I have used it once and I am currently making another outfit utilizing this pattern. The color and brocade fabrics of your bodice are great!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My New Riding Habit
Replies: 8
Views: 5945

You are stunning and so is your ensemble. And what a gorgeous steed! That first photograph reminds me of some taken of royalty when they would pose in their hunt costume. xoxo ~V Thank you so much!! The picture below was actually our inspiration for the outfit. We attempted to reproduce the cabinet...
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Thu May 31, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My New Riding Habit
Replies: 8
Views: 5945

Yes, Juni stands over 18 hands high! But she is such a sweetie!!
Thanks for the kind words.
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Thu May 31, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My Latest Ensembles
Replies: 28
Views: 18975

Vienna, your dresses are gorgeous and you are breathtaking in them!! You have the perfect victorian complexion!!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed May 30, 2007 7:50 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: The French Bodice pattern
Replies: 8
Views: 5533

Ooooooo, pretty! I love the added pleats.
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed May 30, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: video of my bustle in action!
Replies: 10
Views: 6720

You'd probably say that I have an accent if you heard my southern drawl. LOL!!! But to me, you have a beautiful accent.
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed May 30, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: video of my bustle in action!
Replies: 10
Views: 6720

That is too cute!! I love your accent!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed May 30, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 1865´s inspired dress
Replies: 5
Views: 4485

Your dress is beautiful. I really like the stamp idea! WOW!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed May 30, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 3 new gowns to show!
Replies: 23
Views: 13464

Oh my gosh!! I love, love, love your striped dress!! That is fabulous. The other dresses are beautiful, too, but I LOVE that striped dress!!!
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Wed May 30, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My New Riding Habit
Replies: 8
Views: 5945

My New Riding Habit

Wow, it has been a while since I have posted over here...the Belle Alley has sure kept me busy. But, I wanted to post photos of my new riding habit that was custom made by Diane of Neatshire Creations. This riding habit, me and the beautiful Shire horse in the photos, Juni will become Neatshire Cre...
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Sat Mar 31, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: New Pattern!
Replies: 2
Views: 3197

I have ordered it and have been watching the mailbox all week, waiting for it to arrive. I guess I could go cut out my skirt........
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Home from Alaska!
Replies: 19
Views: 9890

Thursday night was our Pajama Party...I know this isn't victorian, but I just had to share.... http://www.carolinabelles.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=9104&stc=1&d=1158631310 http://www.carolinabelles.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=9105&stc=1&d=1158631486
by Fannie Kikinshoot
Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Home from Alaska!
Replies: 19
Views: 9890

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