And… they’re OOOFFFF!
(is what the, hm, what’s-it-called? "speaker"? yells when the racehorses jumps out of the starting gates)
Two of these are now in the mail.
For me it remains to write up all the details, including what I learned about "appliqué-ing" velvet onto a flat surface.
And perhaps present it to my pals in the Burgon Society, to get (informed) critique...
Oh – and here is a link to a video showing a couple of the velvet gowns on stage (opens in new window, as usual).