Here is a progress picture of the Fly collar. I've found a lovely small rope trim that looks beautiful with the tassel trim and matches some of the highlights in the wine red tassels. I'm hand stitching the rope trim so it's going to take me a bit longer than using the machine but it allows me to create no stitching on the backside which will protect the thread too. The rope will be left a little longer than the collar to allow tying.
I think this collar might also work well for a lady's palfrey (riding horse) since it's a lovely collar.