I need a nicer belt buckle, or better yet, a nicer belt, but since I have neither, this will have to do. I sewed two gold "D" rings to the belt and hung a chain from them. A separate chain, threaded through the right-hand "D" ring, has a globe style pocket watch on one end and a clip on the other. That is the skirt lifter. The idea is: when I check the time, it lifts my skirt, revealing the gun in the ankle holster.
The clip was made by glueing a a lace flower over one of these clips:
The count down until Dragon*Con continues. Only 8 days to go. Chances are, I'll be working on these little costume accessories right up to the moment we start driving to Atlanta.