Costuming From the Hip, DIY belly dance costuming book by Dawn Devine aka Davina

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"Costuming from the Hip" By Dawn Devine ~ Davina

This was my first book! It's an overview of belly dance costuming and is a great place to start if you don't know where to begin.

"Costuming from the Hip" is a comprehensive reference for anyone who works with Middle Eastern dancewear. Dancers, costume makers, designers, and historical re-enactors will like the many illustrations, historical patterns, construction techniques, and hundreds of hints and tips. This 118-page book will take you step-by-step through measuring your body, researching your costume, laying out the patterns, fitting it, and accessorizing your creation.Detailed topics include:
• Making your measurement chart
• Turkish coats, kaftans, and thobes
• Veils
• Jewelry
• Designing for every body type
• Coin, tassle, and cabaret belts
• Bras and cholis
• Shirts, vests, and blouses
• Men’s wear
• Going professional.
Includes an extensive bibliography


Book Specifications
Title: Costuming From The Hip
Author: Dawn Devine ~ Davina
Publishing Date: 1997 by Ibexa Press
Pages: 112 - Soft Cover
Size: 8" x 10"
Illustrated with black and white line drawings

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5 out of 5 stars

Although the purchase didn`t go through, Davina really helped a lot. Very nice contact and a great help! Hence all points.

Melinda Apr 28, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

wow,another great cover.has alot of sewing information onside.a unique peice

SUE BATSCOS May 23, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Very helpful

Lacey Barrett Apr 28, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Cool book! Arrived as described

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