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3 Tricks for sewing stretch fabrics and avoiding uneven skirt hem

3 tricks for sewing stretch fabrics (& avoiding uneven skirt hem!)

Want to make this lovely grey skirt? Learn here!   For making dance costumes, stretch fabric is essential – it helps us create fitted costumes and gives the flexibility we need for when we move around and dance in it. 🙂   So I have a lot of tutorials where you use stretch fabrics – like this mermaid skirt, Goddess… Read more →

Decorate on Stretch Waistband

How to Decorate on Stretch Waistband / Stretch Fabric

  I like belly dance costumes that have decorations sewn onto the skirt. 🙂   For this type of skirt, you don’t have to wear a separate belt, which can be more comfortable for some of you. At least for me – less opportunity for costume malfunction 😉   But how do you sew decorations to the stretch waistband of… Read more →

How to make naked costumes cutouts

How to Make “Naked” Costumes

  I’m not a big fan of belly dance costumes that are any more naked than they already are, but sometimes that “naked” design details on costumes can be visually interesting and also create beautiful lines.   And when I say “naked”, I mean those cut outs that show your skin or details that mimic the colour of your skin.… Read more →