Costuming from the Hip
| Costuming from the Hip
Barry Brown and Dawn Devine Brown
Costuming From the Hip is a comprehensive reference for anyone who works with Middle Eastern dance wear. Dancers, costume makers, designers, and historical re-enactors will like the many illustrations, historical patterns, construction techniques, and hundreds of hints and tips. This 120-page book will take you step-by-step through measuring your body, researching your costume, laying out the patterns, fitting it, and accessorizing your creation.
The book includes a glossary, a list of suppliers specializing in Middle Eastern dance wear, and an extensive bibliography.