The Design Brief – An Article in Mosaic Magazine

December 25, 2018

This fall I was very pleased to publish another article in the “Think Like a Designer” series. This piece was published in the holiday 2018 edition of Mosaic Magazine.  The cover includes a stunning photo of Fat Chance Belly Dance founder Carolina Nerricio.  I simply adore the vintage assiut shawl elegantly draped over her head. […]

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Studio Davina Updates – July 2018

July 20, 2018

Mid Year Business Review Hello Gang! It’s that time again, the mid-year business review.  In June/July and again in December, I make the time in my schedule to sit down and evaluate my business. I gather up all of my business documentation. This includes my journal, planner, sewing log book, and sales figures.  Basically, all the […]

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120 Years of Belly Dance Costume

June 8, 2018

Mahin and One World Dance & Music Studio Present 120 Years of Belly Dance Costume Design Digital workshop with Dawn Devine ~ Davina SATURDAY, JULY 14th  2:00 PM PST Early Registration for Online or In-Studio Viewing: $15   After July 1st: $20 Reserve your ticket today! 120 Years of Belly Dance Costume Design is one of […]

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Using Pinterest Sections

January 11, 2018

I Love Pinterest! Whew, I’m so glad I got that off my chest!  Since discovering the Pinterest website during its “beta testing” back in 2010, I knew it was love at first “site.”  As a costume designer and textile historian, collecting visual data have been a part of my process since my first fashion class […]

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Self Publishing on the Belly Geek Podcast

December 27, 2017

Happy Holidays!  I’m ending the year with a bang! Belly Dance Geek Podcast Self Publishing for Dancers Dawn Devine ~ Davina Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 8 pm Eastern – 5 pm Pacific I’m so pleased to have been invited to join the amazing hostess Nadira Jamal on her Belly Geek podcast. This is one of my favorite podcasts […]

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