Updates to this dress are now in a new post here
And in the mean time, I finished the beaded octopus for the nereid corset. The colors look very dull in the picture. I included a picture of the back. And I did make two of them. It has exhausted my desire to bead anything.
I dragged my gimpy self out of bed and took WW1 Outlander pictures. I was hoping for a foggy morning. And hoping I could find my son's old kid sized golf club. I had to settle for holding balls (yes, I went there) and a vintage tennis racquet.