He came through the surgery fine. Tomorrow we will go to the surgeon for the post op visit. Everything is hand stitched.
The buttons are very old. The images inside are from vintage fabric. I tried to leave some of the original print showing as I embroidered some details. I used a small dowel keeps the fabric from pulling in the center as it wraps around to close.
The black fastener is covered with intricate crochet stitches.
I did not make this. It is something I found in some trim given to me by a friend.
The text is printed onto printable organza fabric.