Making Masks

April 5, 2020

Hello Gang – Whew – the world is really going through it right now! Over the past seven days, I’ve been making masks. Lots of masks. For my circle of family and friends to wear when taking fitness walks or heading out to the grocery store. My intention was to make something that fit my […]

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7 Bellydance Costuming Tasks to do During a Down Time

March 20, 2020

As I write this in March of 2020, virtually the entire world has gone into quarantine as a preventative health measure.  With a bit more free time, you can now do some of those pesky chores that always seem to fall to the bottom of the list. So to help combat the overwhelm of the […]

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Six Hand-Sewing Essentials for Belly Dancers

March 16, 2020

Every performing dancer should have a sewing kit handy for doing minor repairs, replacing hooks and eyes, and putting in fresh lining pieces to their belt.  Although I’m a professional seamstress, I find myself always reaching for a small box with just my hand-sewing essentials. Bees Wax Probably my most essential product is beeswax.  It […]

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Makeup Swaps – Replacing old products

March 9, 2020

Hello Gang! Over the last three months, I’ve been slowly winnowing down my makeup kit.  I’m not a makeup artist, nor am I a beauty guru.  Instead, I’m just your average belly dancer over the age of 50 who needs to be realistic about the quality, quantity, and age of the products in my personal […]

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Wooden Practice Finger Cymbals on Etsy

March 3, 2020

Hand Turned Wooden Cymbals – On Sale Now I’m pleased to share that I was successful in persuading my brother into adding wooden practice cymbals to his Etsy store! These practice cymbals are hand-turned from pine in Joe’s studio.  He’s offering them in two styles, dome and cone shape.  They are unfinished, to keep the […]

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