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Embellished Bras, DIY belly dance costume book by Dawn Devine aka Davina

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"Embellished Bras: Basic Techniques" provides in-depth instruction and useful advice that guides readers through the process of turning a store-bought lingerie bra into a fabulous costume piece. This easy-to-follow four-phase process is presented through graphic step-by-step photographs and illustrations. You'll learn how to make a bra cup pattern, cover the bra and straps, and embellish with fringe, beadwork, appliqué, and jewelry. From ballroom to belly dance, "Embellished Bras" addresses the special needs of dancers no matter what performance style. This "workshop in a book" is an excellent resource for both novice sewers and professional designers.


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by Tara Ortega
Buyer photo Tara Ortega, who reviewed this item with the Etsy app for iPhone.
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 16, 2018
I used this pattern as a base for a Paya cosplay. Thank you so much :)
Ladies Wrap Blouse Clothing Pattern. Uncut. Size 14-16-18. Vogue 8514.

Reviewed by Nancy Trunzo
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 1, 2018
Super helpful!!! I look forward to getting more organized with projects.
Sewing Log & Project Journal: 5 forms to plan and document crafting, costuming, and fiber arts | 8.5" x 11" Digital Download Printable

Reviewed by NoirStar
5 out of 5 stars
May 18, 2018
Cool book! Arrived as described
Costuming From the Hip, DIY belly dance costuming book by Dawn Devine aka Davina


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Q. Why do we ship 5 business days after payment?
A. I run my business and travel quite a lot teaching classes and workshops. This 5 day window allows me time to get home and process orders. I appreciate your understanding.

Q. Do you do custom orders?
I find it difficult to do custom orders long distance and prefer to work with clients who are able to come to my studio for fittings and design consultations. If you are located in the Greater Bay/ San Francisco Area, you can contact me for my current availability.

Embellished Bras, DIY belly dance costume book by Dawn Devine aka Davina

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