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Introducing the Long Lace Skirt

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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

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!

Guide to Laundering Costumes Pt.2

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.  Continue reading Guide to Laundering Costumes Pt.2

A Guide to Laundering Costumes & Embellished Clothing Pt. 1

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.

Continue reading A Guide to Laundering Costumes & Embellished Clothing Pt. 1

Awesome Event Alert: Cues & Tattoos 2013

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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Collaboration

Welcome to 2013, everybody!

We wanted to thank you for a wonderful 2012. You’re an awesome bunch! Thank you so much for your support and enthusiasm. We’ve got so much planned for 2013, it’s hard to sit still. But first, let’s start the New Year off right with some eye candy.

The following photos are from a collaborative shoot with Vauntville and The Verdant Muse. Here are some favorites:

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All adornment and clothing in these photos is available for purchase online. Yes yes!

Vauntville on Etsy

The Verdant Muse on Etsy

Sakkara Clothing & Costume website and Etsy store

Henna art by Roving Horse Henna.

 

*Photos by Vauntville. Used by permission.

Holiday Trunk Show

You’re invited to a Holiday Trunk Show~December 15, 2012 at Znama Studio (232 SE Oak St. Portland, OR). From the Facebook invite: ‘Join us for a warm, cozy gathering at Znama Studio featuring handmade belly dance goodies from local artists. We will also have mulled wine, cookies, tarot readings by Sushila, and other surprises! A perfect place to snag a gift for the belly dancer(s) in your life, or perhaps treat yourself! ;)’ This is a free, all-ages event. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ruffle Hip Scarves by Sakkara Clothing & Costume.
Ensemble for Tabra Bay by Siphonophoria/The Verdant Muse. Photo used by permission.
Headdress by Vauntville. Photo used by permission.

JamBallah Northwest 2012

Upcoming Event~

JamBallah NW in Portland, Oregon, USA. August 17-19, 2012

JBNW is an awesome, belly dance focused event that offers something for everyone. Enjoy workshops, performances, evening shows and a marvelous array of vendors, all weekend long.

Watch the JamBallah NW Promo video!