Lana Couture Costume Design Workshop

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.