Valkyrie – Dyeing and Finishing

Dying the dress was a long process, but easy. I started by dying some scraps, experimenting with different fade times and combinations. I settled on 10 seconds per inch for the first 8 inches, then 1 minute per inch thereafter. To keep the bottom half of the dress out of the way I rolled it … Continue reading Valkyrie – Dyeing and Finishing

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Valkyrie Wings

For my wings, I chose to use full birds wings rather than individual feathers, because I prefer the more dramatic look. I settled on crows’ wings and got them from a reputable Etsy seller. They are about 12 inches long and quite heavy for wings, which presented an interesting challenge regarding stability. The band is … Continue reading Valkyrie Wings