It’s time for the Cues & Tattoos Festival

March 26th, 2014 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, costume, Culture, Events, Performance, Practice, Shopping, Shopping, Upcoming, Vending / No Comments »

Can’t wait! We are vending Fri-Sun at the Seattle Center Armory. See you soon!
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Reigning Down on Oregon

February 25th, 2014 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, costume, Culture, Events, Performance, Practice, Shopping, Shopping, Upcoming, Vending / No Comments »

Here comes one of our most favorite events of the year. Reigning is a fun and relaxing retreat in a forest setting. Enjoy workshops by many talented instructors, evening shows and parties, and vending from a variety of artists and importers. Plus, we hear this year there will be FOOD CARTS tempting you with yummy noms. Hope to see you there!
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Save the dates!

November 22nd, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, costume, Culture, Events, Holidays, Shopping, Shopping, Trunk Show, Upcoming / No Comments »

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October Specials

October 22nd, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, costume, Etsy Store, Performance, Practice, Shopping, Shopping, specials / No Comments »

Hi everyone! We’re having a sale on our Etsy store.

Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on all items.

Select Hip Scarves are on sale (see below or follow the link).

Both specials run through October 31.

Happy Halloween!

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3 Ladies

September 25th, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, Cool photos, costume, Culture, Eye candy, Inspiration, Muses, Photo shoot, Shopping, Shopping / No Comments »

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Introducing the Long Lace Skirt

September 17th, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, Cool photos, Eye candy, Inspiration, Muses, Shopping / No Comments »

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Zighala Zurah models a Long Lace Skirt by SCC, bedlah by The Verdant Muse, and accessories by Vauntville. Henna by Roving Horse Henna. Photo by Vauntville. Used by permission.

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JamBallah NW

August 8th, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, clothing, Cool photos, costume, Culture, Events, Eye candy, Friends, Inspiration, Performance, Practice, Shopping, Shopping, Vending / No Comments »

You’re invited! Come one, come all.

August 9-11, 2013

Performances, workshops and awesome shopping. Be entertained and inspired at this awesome Portland event!

The Artist’s Repertory Theater Building

1515 SW Morrison St.

Portland, OR 97205
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Sakkara Clothing & Costume booth will be open on the Upper Level:

Friday 12-6, Saturday 11-7 and Sunday 11-5

Shop our current collection of pantstopship scarves, and belts to your heart’s content. See you there!

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Guide to Laundering Costumes Pt.2

May 21st, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under cleaning, clothing, costume, Costume care, Friends, Guests, Inspiration, Repair, Restoration / No Comments »

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series written by friend and colleague Monica Schierbaum. This article was first published on our blog in July 2011.I first met Monica at the Mediterranean Fantasy Festival many years ago where she was helping out at the Silk Road Tribal booth. Monica is one groovy woman and thrives on costuming and belly dance as much as I do. I hope you’ll enjoy the article she has written. -ks

If you missed Part 1, check it out here.

Laundering costumes and embellished clothing can present a bit of a challenge. Specialty fabrics, beads, feathers, trim, fur and similar all need special care. So how do you clean a garment without dry cleaning or throwing it in the washing machine? Let’s find out.  Read the rest of this entry »

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A Guide to Laundering Costumes & Embellished Clothing Pt. 1

May 14th, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under cleaning, clothing, costume, Costume care, Friends, Guests, Inspiration, Repair, Restoration / No Comments »

This is Part 1 of a 2-part series written by friend and colleague Monica Schierbaum. This article was first published on our blog in July 2011. I first met Monica at the Mediterranean Fantasy Festival many years ago where she was helping out at the Silk Road Tribal booth. Monica is one groovy woman and thrives on costuming and belly dance as much as I do. I hope you’ll enjoy the article she has written. -ks

Laundering costumes and embellished clothing can present a bit of a challenge. Specialty fabrics, beads, feathers, trim, fur and similar all need special care. So how do you clean a garment without dry cleaning or throwing it in the washing machine? Let’s find out.

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Awesome Event Alert: Cues & Tattoos 2013

March 29th, 2013 by Kim Sakkara / Filed Under Belly dance, costume, Culture, Events, Eye candy, Performance, Practice, Shopping, Shopping, Upcoming, Vending / No Comments »

Artist: Nadia Fernando for the Cues & Tattoos festival. Used by permission.

Artist: Nadia Fernando for the Cues & Tattoos festival. Used by permission.

You’re invited! This weekend, please join us for the 6th Annual Cues & Tattoos event, which celebrates ‘the use of improv choreography within Tribal Belly Dance.’ There will be workshops, dance performances and of course, killer shopping!

Sakkara Clothing & Costume will vend in the Northwest Rooms of the Seattle Center (305 Harrison St. in Seattle, WA, 98109.)

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