Mad About Maud – My Contribution to the Bellydance Bundle 2020

September 22, 2020

It’s Bellydance Bundle Season! Great News!  The organizers of the Bellydance Bundle 2020 invited me to participate!  This year, the Bundle is bigger than ever. It’s the best belly dance festival right – but without having to choose during that 11 am time slot!   I love going to festivals.  But in this year, with social distancing […]

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Have fun with the #socialshimmy challenge on Instagram

September 14, 2020

Throughout September I’m participating in a fun monthly challenge over on Instagram.  Hosted by Minneapolis based dancer Katie Sahar, this series of prompts has been a heck of a lot of fun!  We’re up to week three, and this is for the first post of week three, “Favorite Dance Quote.”  If you would like to […]

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Design Process: Sourcing Supplies for a Tangerine Bedlah

September 8, 2020

Over the past month, I’ve been working on this tangerine bedlah set. I’ve been sharing tons of in-progress photos over in my Studio Davina Facebook Group.  If you want to see more details about the construction of that costume, come join the group and do a search on “Tangerine” to see all the posts. The […]

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Gloves & Gauntlets Pattern is BACK!

August 18, 2020

I’m so pleased that my Gloves & Gauntlet pattern is now available as a $5 digital download on the Etsy website. This pattern has been out of print for several years due to changes in our equipment.  Our industrial laser printed died during that final run, and we decided to downsize.  We realized that we […]

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Assiut Mask Project: Part 4 – Orders & Shipping

August 4, 2020

Hello gang! At the time of this writing, this project is in full swing. I’m using scraps and left-over bits and pieces of assiut, I will run out of fabric very soon! This project is really using scraps, so most of the pieces are smaller than the mask pattern I developed back in April.  Click […]

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