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Ceylon: Back in Black

Added Feb 19, 2012

by laikadoll

Melbourne, Austr...






The last time I made the Ceylon dress by Colette Patterns I got such an applause by many (namely you lovely people!), however this time around I imagine a golf clap is in order.

Black just isn’t that interesting! (Well, maybe unless you’re a goth) but the uniform at work is “black”. Black black black. That’s all there is, there isn’t anymore.

Now although I love this dress, I made it for practical purposes more than just a flouncy girly dress to flit around the town in, therefore it’s just an ‘ok’ project to me. Now I can continue my journey with the quirky bright prints I’m somehow becoming known for…

More on ze blog! Now let’s test these hyperlinks, shall we…

Material Notes

Cotton drill, satin, piping cord, lotsa buttons




Garment Type

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    Feb 21, 2012, 03.11 AMby olystyrene

    This is fabulous!!! And isn’t it wonderful to have something so feminine and classic to wear to work?! I’m sure you’ll be turning heads in that one!

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    Feb 19, 2012, 01.29 PMby Inspired2012

    I agree with Claudinka – both elegant and female :-)

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    Feb 19, 2012, 01.27 PMby janul

    I love it! There is not much like a great black dress, I think :).

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    Feb 19, 2012, 01.09 PMby claudinka

    Let me tell you that I like it a lot in black, too. And I’m no goth – although I tend to like gothic clothes, I must convess ;-) Well, you can’t see all the details as good as in a coloured version, but I think it looks great. Elegant and female, yet simple and quiet.

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      Feb 19, 2012, 01.16 PMby laikadoll

      Why thank you! Exactly what I need in a work dress hehe! :)

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