This is what I came up with. It is made of black double velvet, worn over a gold kirtle, and fastened with an embroidered silver sash. I also made the snood, it is crocheted in gold yarn with pearls stitched over the lattice work.
She's wearing it with bare feet as I haven't yet mastered the art of making medieval shoes.
In the true spirit of indie publishing I did all the photos myself - so I hope you like some of them! I like the candle ones best.
If you haven't yet read Johnny Doesn't Drink Champagne, you'd better hurry up because the sequel: Johnny and the Vampires of Versailles is on its way. Here's the link to the Goodreads page so you can check out some of the reviews.
It has just made the top 100 'Best Paranormal Books' on Goodreads too - which is wonderful news - it isn't easy to get that kind of exposure for an independent book. I've started planning Book Three, and with my usual wild optimism, I'm hoping to release it before the end of this year.