Belly Dance Bundle 2019

September 18, 2019

Hello Gang! I’m freaking THRILLED to announce that my book, “Zills, Music On Your Fingertips” has been included in a prize package to promote the launch of The Bellydance Bundle 2019.  The line-up of dancers included in this year’s Bundle are really a “Who’s Who” of the intelligentsia of the belly dance world.  My book […]

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10 things I’ve learned about Belly Dance Costuming – On the Belly Dance Geek Podcast

August 21, 2019

Dawn Devine ~ Davina joins the Belly Dance Geek Podcast Live on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 2 pm Pacific Time I’m pleased to announce that next week Thursday I’ll be appearing on the Belly Dance Geek Podcast!  Come join us for a conversation about 10 things I would tell my younger self about belly […]

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Pink Floral Belly Dance Costume in Action

August 6, 2019

Hello Gang! I love it when I get to see my creations take the stage.  As a costumer, I don’t always get to every event, and sometimes I make belly dance costumes that I never get to see in action.  But this time I’m in luck!  Shalimar sent me some footage of her performing at […]

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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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