Arrrrgh, I frigging suck! I did the beading with knots in between... Do you know how long that took me?? I stayed up all night the last day of Celebration III trying to get that done! *kills self with blunt object* Well, I always knew I'd have to redo the skirt anyway, the beads need to be more greyish and I didn't sew enough flare into it *sigh* Does that fabric look slightly velvety to anybody else? I thought it was smooth, satiny (not shiny) stretch fabric, but it looks like it has more texture than that. And cool, it looks like the wraps are tacked on the sides, and the skirt gather tacked as well. I thought it was actually sewn across on the skirt gather, cool beans.