Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Let's talk progress
Rita's Wig/headpiece thing has been hair'ed to my satisfaction. I tried several things to adhere the hair to the mesh without much success. Hot glue only worked on small portions and not enough to make me confident that the hair would stay. I tried flocking glue next which did absolutely nothing and went to look for my last idea, spray adhesive. I didn't have any...so I grabbed some silver spray paint..... It totally worked. At least enough of it worked. I did go in and sew in more hair over the crown of the head to give it more volume and to give it a natural part. This also makes sure that the spray painted down hair is more secure.
I still need to make some decisions on how the rest of the headpiece will come into being.
The dress is nearly complete. Buttons and zippers and hems (oh my) but I couldn't be more pleased with how it's come out so far. I still want to do some more work on the bustle to add fullness and I have yet to start of the chest piece and collar.