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Books. 
A variety of belly dance books covering ancient dance rituals, middle eastern dancing, the beginning, Egyptian musical instruments and modern day belly dancing techniques and costumes.  Do it yourself belly dance costumes and pattern books.
Books.
BOOK-1
Embellished Bras
BasicTechniques
This workshop in a book is an excellent resource for novice sewers and professional designers alike to transform a lingerie bra into a beautiful finished costume piece.  Easy to follow four-phase process.
64 page soft cover.
$45.00
In stock
BOOK-2
Bedlah, Baubles and Beads
This book focuses exclusively on the "cabaret" style costume.   This book is full of useful ad thought provoking information for the dance costume maker.

$45.00
132 page soft cover.
In stock
BOOK-3
From Turban to Toe Ring
This book explores the various layers and elements that compose the tribal style costume.  From jewellery and cosmetics to cholis, skirts and pants this book is loaded with directions for designing and making tribal style costumes.
96 page soft cover.
$45.00
In Stock
BOOK-4
Costuming from the Hip
This highly acclaimed international best seller is a comprehensive reference for all types of Middle Eastern dance costuming.
 Construction techniques and hundreds of hints and tips and over 200 illustrations.
114 page soft cover.
$45.00
In Stock
BOOK-5
Skirting the Issues
This booklet is filled with design ideas that go beyond the standard "three panel" skirt.

48 page booklet


$25.00

In Stock
BOOK-6
Pants for the Dance

This book introduces a simple method for using body measurements to draft patterns that fit.  Go beyond the basic harem style and explore options for pants for both male and female dancers.
40 page booklet
$22.00
In Stock 
BOOK-7
Style File

Designed with the beginning 
dancer in mind.  
Style file is a lavishly 
illustrated handbook
 for identifying the 
most popular styles of dance attire. 
 This booklet describes and 
defines a broad range of 
costumes making it an excellent resource and reference tool.

40 page booklet
$22.00
In Stock 
BOOK-8
Gloves & Gauntlets

This pattern uses stretch fabric
to create custom fitted gloves 
in three lengths, cuffs,
 bracers and sleeves.  
Pattern includes 
seven style variations.


  One Size.
Pattern & instructions.

$22.00

In stock
BOOK-9
Oriental Belly Dance
Kemal Ozdemir
This book is from Turkey and includes the history of belly dancing, Turkish folk dance, modern and classical dances, Oriental dancers, Oriental dance music, costumes for oriental dancing, the masters of Turkish belly dancing and a guide to watch an Oriental dance performance to name a few.
  The illustrations and photographs are awesome. 
Very interesting and stunning book.
The costumes are amazing.
Imported from Turkey.
  160 pages

$85.00
SOLD
BOOK RUG - 1
Turkoman Bokhara
Decorative Bookmark.
One of the most popular and well known Oriental rug Patterns. Originally woven by the Turkomans in the are north of what is now Afghanistan. 
This pattern is recognised by the ivory blossoms in an overall pattern of luscious red field.
A Great Gift Idea.
$12.00
In Stock
BOOK RUG - 2
Ardabil
Decorative Bookmark.
This geometrically pattern
 is a replication of a design 
that originated in the
 Northwest corner of Iran
 and was popular in 
Europe and America 
during the 19th Century.

A Great Gift Idea.
$12.00
In Stock 
BOOK RUG - 3
Jade Fars
Decorative Bookmark.
Inspire by a centuries-old Persian pictorial rug design from the Fars province in the South of Iran, 
these rugs were originally made 
for the court and great nobles and were presented only on special occasions.
A Great Gift Idea.

$12.00
SOLD OUT
BOOK MARK - 1
Papyrus
Decorative Papyrus Bookmark.
Image printed on Papyrus.
Plastic coating with tassle.  
Hieroglyphic Alphabet.
Assorted designs.
17cm x 5cm
$1.00
In Stock - NEW
CDI-1
Middle Eastern Songs & Dances for Children
Volume 1: Turkey
Songs, Dances and Activities Guide
38 page guide book + CD
The book contains descriptions, translations, 
sheet music, dance steps and other activities 
for the twelve songs on the CD.
Volume 1: Turkey,
 explores the music and dance of Turkey.
Great for all ages.  Teachers.
In Stock
75.00
  NEW

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