If you don't want it to poof out, your best bet would be to finish the skirt, then pattern on top of it to create the accurate shapes with any necessary gathers and darts. >>9802765> do you have a pref
no matter which you choose, you're going to need to modify to suit your individual shape. Something this form fitting needs extra work like that. Patterns are just a place for you to start. > seams
Get a serger>Fabrics
That comes down to personal preference, really. You can make anything work, just takes effort. >>9803520http://dollybrie.blogspot.com.au/2017/03/which-paint-is-best-for-shoe-guide-to.html
She makes Monster High cosplay shoes so they're painted outrageous colours and has some rec's on shoe paints. >>9804200
With your friend being that big, you'll just need to print at an increased size and then modify from there. >>9804464
Could look nice. I think it, plus the cellophane that people are using, would look pretty rad, as long as the glitter isn't obnoxious.