The velvet waistcoat is close to done. I’m contemplating adding a touch of bias piping… Here are some inprogress shots – Wool half moons: These were lightly basted together to create the bust pads...
The seam allowances were clipped and then the boning channels applied by machine:
My husband snapped a couple quick photos at dress rehearsal of the Royals. I think this one looks pretty good for a few minutes of photo-shop work: