Assiut Masks? More Coming Soon!

November 3, 2020

Hello Gang! Over the summer I spent two months making more than 350 assiut masks.  These were made from scraps, pieces, and partial panels leftover from past projects.  When I did the costume and clothing build for my book “Cloth of Egypt: All About Assiut,” I kept every little scrap, and I had a couple […]

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Raqs Talks Interview

October 27, 2020

  I was aboslutely THRILLED to be invited to chat with Faizah and Perizaad on their new YouTube channel “Raqs Talks: Belly Dance News and Reviews.”  These two ladies were so warm and welcoming, asked some great questions, and we had some laughs. This talk is a little nerdy, a little silly, and a bit […]

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Catch the Yallah Raqs Podcast

October 16, 2020

Episode 39 – “Mad About Maud”  As part of the build-up to the release of the Bellydance Bundle 2020, many of the contributors were interviewed on the Yallah Raqs Podcast.   I’m featured in Episode 39 and Tiffany Noro interviews me about why Maud Allan is so important for belly dance costume historians. If you enjoy […]

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Assiut Mask Makes TV Appearance

October 14, 2020

Over the past few months, I’ve been making and sending assiut masks made from scraps and pieces of past projects.  It’s been a lot of fun – and a lot of work – but I’ve run out of scraps and pieces.  I might make some more masks in the future, but I will have to […]

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Mad About Maud – My Contribution to the Bellydance Bundle 2020

September 22, 2020

It’s Bellydance Bundle Season! Great News!  The organizers of the Bellydance Bundle 2020 invited me to participate!  This year, the Bundle is bigger than ever. It’s the best belly dance festival right – but without having to choose during that 11 am time slot!   I love going to festivals.  But in this year, with social distancing […]

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