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Royal Pastille

Added Aug 22, 2014

by izbott

Penticton , Canada






This is a sheath dress from the Colette Patterns Sewing Handbook. I have had this royal blue in the stash for a year now. It was a gift from my mom last summer.This is a great dress for work.

I did just notice now that the hem is not even. Its easy enough to fix. That kind of thing happens to me when I start to get crossed eyed. Its such a simple dress that it goes to many occasions. I plan to wear it with an obi belt. I like the color a lot!

This was the last thing I had to make from this book. Now that I got good practise, I can make more!

Material Notes

Linen and regular zipper to match.




Garment Type

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    Sep 5, 2014, 08.33 PMby nrobson

    This turned out really well izbott :p

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    Aug 24, 2014, 03.01 AMby Mixedemotions

    Nice dress, great color !

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      Aug 29, 2014, 03.00 AMby izbott

      Thanks. I wore it to work this week. It fits good and is super comfortable.

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    Aug 23, 2014, 07.48 PMby rita61

    So nice!

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      Aug 24, 2014, 12.02 AMby izbott

      It’s good to hear. Thank you !

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    Aug 23, 2014, 12.10 PMby yenny lee


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      Aug 24, 2014, 12.01 AMby izbott

      Thanks Yenny!

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    Aug 22, 2014, 02.38 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely. Dress x

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      Aug 23, 2014, 12.21 AMby izbott

      Right on, thanks for that! :-)

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    Aug 22, 2014, 11.11 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely dress and beautiful color!! :)

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      Aug 23, 2014, 12.21 AMby izbott

      Thanks Ellen! I like the cool of the linen. Good for the warmer weather.

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    Aug 22, 2014, 08.44 AMby cecimay

    Very nice! =)

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      Aug 23, 2014, 12.21 AMby izbott


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    Aug 22, 2014, 08.41 AMby liliv-1

    Your new dress is really fabulous, I like the neckline and the color is superb.

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      Aug 23, 2014, 12.19 AMby izbott

      Thank you Liliv, Its a such a good shape for woman’s body. I like it because it is bra friendly.

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