Costuming from the Hip

Costuming from the Hip

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Overview

Costuming from the Hip by Barry Brown, Dawn Devine

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.
Topics covered 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.

The book includes a glossary and an extensive bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615540856
Publisher: Ibexa Press
Publication date: 09/01/1997
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 1,272,131
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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