Lana Couture Costume Design Workshop

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Green House II Recreation Room
765 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA

 


 

 

Update! Sunday dates are no longer available!
Limited spots left on Saturdays! Don’t delay!

 

 

 

PART 1: BELLY DANCE BRA AND BELT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Saturday, March 28 11:00am – 6:00pm
[Sunday, March 29 no longer available!]
  • Learn the history of different styles from various cultural origins
  • Demonstration of some of LANA Couture costume designs
  • Learn how to design for your body type and how to make a simple sketch
  • Learn how to Choose the right bra, and hands-on construction!
  • Review classic and modern belt designs and work on your project

 

 

PART 2: BELLY DANCE SKIRT AND EMBELLISHMENTS
Saturday, April 25 11:00am – 6:00pm
[Sunday, April 26 no longer available!]
  • Review of costume origins history and sneak peek of LANA Couture costume designs
  • Learn different designs to compliment your body type: 
  • Create the illusion of longer legs, slim down or accentuate
  • Create one of these skirts: half-circle, Lana’s famous 3-panel or a 4- and 5- panel mermaid
  • Embellish your skirt with “Peek-A-Boo” side skirt openings or different hem styles!
  • Get a hands on demonstration of Lana’s unique ideas for accessory design!

 


 

What to Bring for both workshops:
  • Sewing Accessories: Scissors, Thread, Needles, Thimble, Measuring Tape, etc. 
  • Material to Use as a Base for the Bra and Belt: Batting, Canvas, Felt, Buckram 
  • Fabric to Use as the Outer Cover and Embellishment for the Bra, Belt, and Skirt: Sequined Fabric, Beaded Fabric, Appliques, Trims, Beaded or Sequined Dresses or Tops 
  • Any Costume Project You Need Help With 
  • Any Costuming Items to Sell, Trade, or Give Away 
  • Photos or Sketches of Costume Ideas / Inspirations

 


 

REGISTRATION
Advance registration closes on March 21!

Part 1 – Bra and Belt:  $100 (in advance)
$120 (at the door)
http://danceessencepresentslanacouture1.brownpapertickets.com/

 

Part 2 – Skirt and Embellishments: $100 (in advance)
$120 (at the door)
http://danceessencepresentslanacouture2.brownpapertickets.com/

 

Save $20 by Registering for Both Workshops – 12 hours of instruction!
Register for Both Workshops in Advance and Receive a Token Gift!


Both Workshops – Part 1 AND Part 2:  $180 (in advance)
$220 (at the door)
http://danceessencepresentslanacouture3.brownpapertickets.com/

 

 Please see more of LANA Couture designs at https://www.facebook.com/lanadesigns.