By Dawn Devine
Step-by-Step photos by Barry Brown
Embellished Bras: Basic Techniques is a handy reference book that provides in-depth instruction and useful advice that guides readers through the process of turning a store-bought lingerie bra into a fabulous costume piece. This easy-to-follow four-phase process is presented through graphic step-by-step photographs and illustrations. You’ll learn how to make a bra cup pattern, cover the bra and straps, and embellish with fringe, beadwork, appliques, and jewelry.From ballroom to belly dance, Embellished Bras addresses the special needs of dancers no matter what performance style. This “workshop in a book” is an excellent resource for both novice sewers and professional designers.About the Author – Dawn Devine
Dawn Devine is a costume historian and belly dancer living in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. She has been dancing for over fifteen years and has been designing historical costumes nearly all her life.
She has degrees in both Art History and Fashion Design.For more information visit her website: www.davina.us