The skirt is done. I chose to make the front and back of the skirt a yellow, fake taffeta. The side panels match the jacket to imitate real matador suits of lights.
A note for future projects: spring for the good fabric, not the fake
stuff. It was such a chore to sew; my needle barely went through the
The waist sash is also done and is red. On to the cape, which will be the yellow taffeta with red lining from which the sash was made. No more pictures until after the conference.