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Regroup, Recap, and a Spring Break 2019

April 19, 2019
Dawn Devine at work in Studio Davina

Do you ever have that moment when you bite off a little more than you can chew?   Well, due to a variety of things I’ve fallen incredibly behind. I’m a feeling a little like that frog that is jumping from lily pad to lily pad. Or in my case, from project to project? In March, […]

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Women’s History Month & Belly Dance History – Part 3

March 25, 2019

March is Women’s History Month – Part 3 Hello there!  Today I’m doing something a bit different.  In honor of International Woman’s Day, which falls in Women’s History Month, I’m sharing a bit of belly dance history each day over on my FaceBook page. I’ve decided to put up five posts this month that round […]

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Women’s History Month & Belly Dance History – Part 2

March 22, 2019

March is Women’s History Month – Part 2 Hello there!  Today I’m doing something a bit different.  In honor of International Woman’s Day, which falls in Women’s History Month, I’m sharing a bit of belly dance history each day over on my FaceBook page. I’ve decided to put up five posts this month that round […]

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Golden Goddess Belly Dance Costume – part 2 – Sketches and Illustrations

February 25, 2019

This is part two of a multi-part series where I share the design and construction process for a glamorous show-girl style costume I’m calling the “Golden Goddess.”  If you haven’t checked out part 1, you might want to go here to start this series from the beginning.  To start at the beginning of this series […]

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Golden Goddess Costume – Part 1

January 9, 2019

After taking a month off in December of 2018, I’m now diving back into a project that I began last summer.  I sometimes am asked why I need so much “lead time” to make a costume, and the answer is simple.  Everything takes time.  From designing the initial concept to meetings, fittings, patternmaking, and sewing, […]

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