There's a design section, and a construction section, and probably more complicated than it needs to be. Personally speaking, I wouldn't mind if you used it in a book, as long as you credited me for it. I'm sure at least some other folks would be as flexible. Tails would be a good idea. Also the pants/hooves that people make for satyrs. Those shoes look awesome, I just can't figure them out.
You could also include a section on basic weapons and jewelry.
I wish our school had had a Design club...us Interior folks never got to see the fashion people. All we got were the architecture guys. They were cool, though.
I think the best thing we ever did was make horribly tacky tee-shirts. It's something about the rebellion of making something so completely hideous, when your future (or current) profession is to make something that's at least pleasing. Cooking as a group can also be fun, if you're inventive about it. Imagine making a skyscraper cake, or candy dresses. I can't think of any suitable movies to watch, unless you go for something really visually intense. Or rent a season of Project Runway and have your own crit sessions with it.
Simple corsets are a must, in my opinion. As are cloaks (most of the tutorials out there aren't super clear). Oh, also, methods of doing ragged hems. I'm trying to think of things I've had trouble with myself. Good luck! It's a great idea.
It's precious. I'd maybe add a slip with a decorative hem (either a sheer white flounce, or gathered lace) that would poke out at the bottom, to tie in the white lace at the top. I don't think I'd put any more flowers on it. It's very retro.
Okay, so a little background: this skirt is to serve the dual purpose of being a bellydance class/performance skirt, and also a regular, wear everyday skirt. The BIG floofy belly dance skirts that you see are 25-yard hems, and the one I'm planning is 10 yards. It will be tiered at least 4 times, and I've got those calculations figured out. The problem is that I am very much gifted in the hip and, erm, rear departments, and I don't want a lot of floof right in that area. So, the way I'm looking at it, I can either do a waistband (wide enough to fit my hips, with elastic, most likely) and then start my first tier at 1.5x that length. Or, I can make my first tier a short circle skirt, and then gather the rectangular bits for the rest of the tiers to that. Either way, I think I'll end up with a ruffly skirt (I'm using a thin, silky peachskin, if anyone's interested), I just don't know which one would hang better. The circle option would still be very lightly gathered at the top, again to accommodate the hips, but not as much as the 1.5x tier. So...what do you lovely craftsters think? Or am I missing an option?
Oh, and I thought of one other, drawstring skirts are great for little girls, because they don't have a lot of curves to make the pattern fiddly. You can make a rectangle long enough to fit over her hips, plus seam allowance, sew up the side, put a casing in one end for the drawstring, and hem the other end. You could even put lace or something frilly at the bottom to let her practice different skills.