I was obviously inspired by the paintings of Lucas Cranach the Elder.
The skirt is a full circle. I was really,. really short on fabric, so it got just a little bit shorter than I wanted.
The front edges of the bodice are stiffened with a row of hemp cord. The pink band over the bust is sewn to one side and pinned to the other with two large brass pins. The
Less Barbie-like, with my hair covered by a net. I need to make another oen if I'm going to wear this gown more seriously. And I probably will, because I look pretty in it and despite being made mostly as a joke and from non-period materials, it is well made, and with no visible machine seams.