So… I wanted to upgrade my Odyssey costume. Yes, there are only two events left. No, that doesn’t matter to me. I think it’s important to do what I can between each event.
This is what it looks like roughly assembled with the other kit.
And this is what it looked like before:
This shot shows how MASSIVE the skirt is. It’s a traditional Gypsy dancing skirt that is often worn by belly dancers. It has a 20m hem, but because it’s made from really light Cotton Voile it’s not too heavy.
And it’s loosely based on Minoan Snake Goddess sculptures:
I made all the ruffles on my Overlocker. 40 meters of ruffles took me less than an hour.
And they looked like this when I laid them out on my lounge floor:
And finally, this is in the middle of pinning the final 20m hem to the bottom of the skirt before sewing it!