I’ve finished all of the internal layers of this bullwhip and have the overlay cut out.
Here’s the core with four plait belly attached:
Here’s the inner belly braided:
Then I put on another bolster and braided a second 4 plait belly. On top of the second belly goes a second bolster:
Then I cut out the 8 plait overlay:
This whip should be finished tomorrow and ready to ship out!