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Learn basic belly dancing moves & techniques in these free online video bellydance lessons, including tips on shimmies & rolls, belly dancing history, costumes and more. The various strains and versions of Middle Eastern Dance have become commonly referred to as Belly Dancing in the West, despite the multiple origins and cultural mysteries. It is generally accepted that the tribal and religious dances that we recognize as belly dancing originated in Egypt, though it's also true that Turkey and the Roma people practiced versions as well. Today, belly dancing is performed in the Western world as a form of entertainment, exercise and as a hobby.
Here you’ll learn how to draw the fashion figure walking down the runway. This is one of the most popular poses that fashion designers use for their portfolios, yet it is fast, easy and fun to draw. All kind of clothing looks great on this pose. So sharpen your pencils and let’s begin! Step 1: Body dimensions Mark the size of the fashion figure.
skip to navigation Here you will find videos and resources on a wide range of female cuts - ranging from simple layers, to full head colouring and graduated cutting examples. You can search by content type by selecting from the menus from right hand side. Site Map Hairdressing Training is a Mimas service, funded by JISC and based at The University of Manchester. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License .
Madeleine Vionnet by Betty Kirke Madeleine Vionnet is probably the greatest dressmaker ever. Her designs have unique structures with innovative bias cuts, many of them remained unknown for decades before being exposed by this book.
High Cowl Neck with Single Drape How to draft pattern (style 1) 1) using the dress front and back as a guide, extend top of center front by drawing 1/2″ diagonal line as indicated; then draft new neckline. 2 and 3) draw curved slash line for cowl neck drape. mark sections a and b; then slash and spread, placing front along the squared lines as shown in diagram 3. 4) add 1” hem at front neck; then trace pattern for left and right side of front complete pattern by adding seams. front will drape more softly when cut on the bias. high cowl neck with double drape–how to draft pattern (style 2) 1) follow directions given above for style 1, diagram 1. 2 and 3) for double drape, draw 2 curved slash lines as indicated. mark sections a-b-c; then slash along dotted lines, an make equal size spreads, placing front along the squared lines as shown in diagram 3. 4) complete pattern according to directions given above for style 1, diagram 4.