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Reviews of Costuming-Related Books

 

These reviews discuss books with information related to belly dance costuming, including historical clothing, how to make costumes, and more.

 

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Designing & Making Belly Dance Costumes

 

By Dawn Devine Brown

Costuming from the Hip Book Cover for Costuming from the Hip
From Turban to Toe Ring Book Cover of From Turban to Toe Ring by Dawn Devine Brown
Embellished Bras: Basic Techniques Book Cover for Embellished Bras
Style File: A Visual Vocabulary of Middle Eastern Dance Costume Book Cover for Style File
 

 

By Dina Lydia

The Costume Goddess Tells All, Volume 1: Flattering Costume for Bellydancers Flattering Costume for Bellydancers
The Costume Goddess Tells All, Volume 3: Cabaret Belt and Bra for Bellydancers Book Cover for Costume Goddess Volume 3: Bra/Belt Sets
The Costume Goddess Tells All, Volume 5: Tribal Toppings for Bellydancers Book Cover for Costume Goddess Volume 5: Tribal Toppings
The Costume Goddess Tells All: Volume 7, Headpieces for Bellydancers Book Cover for Costume Goddess Volume 7: Headpieces
The Costume Goddess Tells All, Volume 2: Easy Costume for Bellydancers Book Cover for Costume Goddess Volume 2: Easy Costume for Bellydancers
The Costume Goddess Tells All, Volume 4: Arm Costume for Bellydancers Book Cover for Costume Goddess Volume 4: Arm Costume
The Costume Goddess Tells All, Volume 6: Thrifty Chic for Bellydancers Book Cover for Costume Goddess Volume 6: Thrifty Costumes

 

By Other Authors

The Belly Dance Costume Book. By Zarifa Aradoon. Belly Dance Costume Book

 

 

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About Historical and Ethnic Attire

The Folkwear Book of Ethnic Clothing. By Mary S. Parker. Book Cover of The Folkwear Book of Ethnic Clothing
What People Wore. By Douglas Gorsline. What People Wore
 

 

 

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Sewing Advice

Sewing for Plus Sizes: Creating Clothes that Fit and Flatter. By Barbara Deckert. Book Cover for Sewing for Plus Sizes

 

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