Cutting Assiut Fabrics

July 29, 2019

“What scissors should I use to cut modern assiut?” This is one of my most frequently asked questions over in my assiut and sewing groups on Facebook.  So I thought I would take a moment to talk about these dressmakers shears from Kai. I have been using Gingher since I went to fashion school, and I […]

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Orientalist Art Reading List

July 17, 2019

Hey Gang, In just under two weeks, I’ll be doing a digital workshop entitled, “Dancers in Orientalist Art.”   I’ve been asked by some of the attendees to provide a reading list ahead of the talk so that they can get a jump on some of the suggested readings.  Your wish is my command!  Here […]

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Dancers in Orientalist Art – A Digital Workshop, Friday July 26

July 6, 2019

Hello Gang! I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be presenting a digital workshop on Friday, July 26th hosted by Mahin of Phoenix. Dancers in Orientalist Art Friday, July 26, 2019 ​5:00 PM PDT /  8:00 PM EDT Tickets: $15 till July 15 $20 till July25 Registration includes attending Live Online + 45 Days Streaming Access “Dancers […]

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Swirl Performs – June 2019

June 26, 2019

Hello Gang, I’m checking in to let you know that I plan on getting back to my regularly scheduled content the week of July 15. While I was on a planned hiatus, tragedy struck my home.  My friends here are helping me make it through these dark times by lending a hand with all the […]

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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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