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.
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.
132 page soft cover.
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
96 page soft cover.
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
114 page soft cover.
Skirting the Issues
This booklet is filled with design ideas that go beyond the standard
"three panel" skirt.
48 page booklet
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
Designed with the beginning
dancer in mind.
Style file is a
for identifying the
most popular styles of
This booklet describes and
defines a broad range of
costumes making it an excellent resource and reference tool.
40 page booklet
Gloves & Gauntlets
This pattern uses stretch fabric
to create custom fitted gloves
three lengths, cuffs,
bracers and sleeves.
Pattern & instructions.
Oriental Belly Dance
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
Very interesting and stunning book.
The costumes are amazing.
Imported from Turkey.