Costuming From the Hip Book

BK-001
$19.59
Costuming From the Hip Book
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Costuming From the Hip Book

BK-001
$19.59

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Costuming from the Hip
By Dawn Devine and Barry Brown

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 robes
- Veils
- Jewelry
- Designing for every body type
- Coin, tassel, and cabaret belts
- Bras and cholis
- Shirts, vests, and blouses
- Mens wear
- Going professional

An extensive bibliography and a list of mail-order resources is included.