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Book 5: Tribal Vibes for Bellydancers

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Description: A must-have for Tribal/fusion bellydance troupes whether beginners or professionals.

This book is about American Tribal Style costuming: ATS classics like the choli through creative variations and trendy fusion and specialty looks.
LIST OF CHAPTER HEADINGS

Original designs are modeled by Dina Lydia, Tempest, Elizabeth Dennis, members of The Indigo, Gypsy Caravan, Gypsy Caravan, and Seattle troupes Skin Deep, Anwaar (pictured left), inFusion, Troupe Hipnotica, Twilight, Hands of Kali, and Znama Dance Company.


Four hundred+ photos & line drawings • Sewing instructions • Styling advice
Tips for bargain hunting • Figure flattery • Sewing glossary • Resources
Spiral-bound to lie flat for use while sewing.

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TRIBAL VIBES - LIST OF CHAPTER HEADINGS

  • Introduction - Why Tribal?
  • What's Changed?
  • Ethnic Influences: Middle Eastern, East Indian, Turkish, Spanish, RenFair
  • Tribaret
  • Contemporary Influences:
      Goth, Punk, Industrial
  • Retro Influences: Vintage Hollywood, Steampunk & Le Belle Epoche, Southern Gothic, Dance Hall
  • Tribal Goddess
  • Designing a Troupe Costume
  • Tribal Costume Basics
  • Flattering Design
  • The Bellydance Top
  • How to Make a Ready-made Top Tribal
  • Making a Backless Choli with Gussets
  • Coin Bra and Belt
  • Jackets and Vests
  • Blouses
  • Skirts and Pants
  • Hipbelts and Hip Accents
  • The Bodacious Bustle
  • Secondhand Roses
  • Arm Costume
  • Headpieces
  • Jewelry
  • Skin Art
  • Decoration
  • What’s Next?
  • Tools and Supplies
  • Glossary of Sewing Basics
  • About My Contributors
  • Resources
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