potato starch. It made it stand up very nicely, though the drawstring neckline did reduce the puffiness.
C shaped rat and the spherical rat. I tried to curl my hair but the curls wouldn't stay. I suspect this is because the burner wasn't hot enough. My curling iron is a stovetop one so I'm a little timid with it.
The hair looked pretty dumb by itself, and soon became quite disheveled looking, but at least it held up the hat.
weird arm-stuck-out poses that you see in fashion plates so often.
I don't think he fully understands the concept of a photoshoot. He only took 19 pictures.
A promised, here are the pattern pieces! Seam allowances are not included.
(I apologize for the lack of contrast, numbers, and labels.)
|The pieces for the outer fabric of the bodice.|
|The pieces for the bodice lining. The shoulder strap and middle piece are the same ones used for the outside.|
|The gathered panel and waistband.|
|The sleeves. The bit on the bottom folds up to account for the difference in length between the outer fabric and the lining.|