I finished my head piece this week. This involved sewing my sinamay strips of different widths into twists and then attaching them firmly to the covered headband using a glue gun.

finished head piece

From the left:

head piece left

And from the right:

head piece right

I also spent a while in the dye room this week printing up my fabric using silver and bronze printing inks combined with metal foiling. I then started making up my fabric roses for the top:

printed fabric roses

Here is a close up including the gold stamen:

printed roses

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