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Assiut Mask Project: Part 1 – Project Planning

July 1, 2020

Back in April, I started making cotton masks for my friends and friends here in the Bay Area. At that time, we had no idea how long we would need to wear these trendy fashion accessories.  I wrote a blog post about it and included a link to a pattern and some basic directions. Click […]

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Facebook Marketing: Best Practices 2020 – workshop

June 18, 2020

Hello Gang Tomorrow is my live talk presented by Bwitchs International Online Bellydance Festival over in their Facebook Group.  I was so pleased to be invited by Leena Viie to participate in this first of its kind event. My workshop is “Facebook Marketing: Best Practices 2020” and you can catch it live at 9 am […]

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Week Two – Bwitchs International Bellydance Festival

June 8, 2020

Hello Gang! As I sit down to write this post on June 7, 2020, I’m excited to share the schedule for this week on the Bwitches International Online Bellydance Festival hosted by Leena Viie. To attend these workshops, join the event Facebook Group. Each workshop begins as a Facebook live in the group. Workshops and […]

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Skirt Transformation – From Straight to Spin-worthy

June 3, 2020

View this post on Instagram @shalimar_dancer performing in a #bellydance #costume made by me! #studiodavina #bedlah #bellydancecostume #rakssharki #raqssharqi A post shared by Dawn Devine (@davinadevine) on May 25, 2020 at 10:52pm PDT If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this clip tells a wonderful story.  Shalimar, a San Francisco/Bay Area professional dancer […]

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Back to Making Costumes

May 25, 2020

Hello Gang! After spending many weeks working on that new most essential part of our wardrobe, the protective face mask, I’m now back to work on a costuming project.  One of my ongoing customers is the San Francisco/Bay Area professional dancer Shalimar.   Over the past decade, I’ve been so pleased and blessed to have opportunities […]

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