Traditionally, the costume for Oriental dance consists of long skirts or loose pants with belt and embroidered bodice. For its production will need a light fabric such as organza, strong fabric belt and ready bra. Decorate to suit you depending on your own preferences and fantasies. In the course can go to beads, sequins, coins with drilled holes, beads of different sizes and textures, delicate chains and more.

Making skirt

As already mentioned, the costume can include loose trousers, but a skirt is easier to sew. There are several traditional models of skirts for belly dancing, the most simple of them is in making a circle skirt. Made of light translucent fabric, it will drape beautifully and will not restrict movement while dancing.

It is better to make the skirt length to the ankle. The floor-length skirt will interfere to make the dance moves, given that belly dance is usually performed barefoot or in soft shoes without a heel. The shorter the skirt is, of course, also has a right to exist, but will look not so spectacular.

Wegrow skirt, enough to handle the bottom edge and secure top with rubber band. Not scary that it seems not too attractive, because the main decoration of the skirt – the wide waistband, which is worn separately.

Belt manufacturer

The belt is made of thick fabric – it needs to keep the shape. You can make it from old jeans, and the top sheathing with the shiny brocade, satin or other dressy opaque cloth. In the manufacture of the belt it is necessary to consider that it will be attached at the hips, not the waist. The belt should be pretty wide (width of about 2 palm), form of give him any, from the most simple to extravagant, asymmetric, with beautiful curves.

The belt should be securely fastened on the hips so it is necessary to provide good closure. Easiest way is to take the Velcro strip, so it will be easy to adjust and the fit of the belt to the body.

Decorate the finished waistband sequins, beading, any other way. Importantly, the zone was bright and elegant. Remember that it is one of the Central parts, which will rivet the attention during the dance. Very impressive look at the different suspension zone. Even better if they will make the sound, so suspension is good to use coins, chains and thread strung with them beads and seed beads. Length of pendants you can choose according to their own discretion, but most look good such jewelry length of 15 cm.

Making bodice

Ready bra as the basis for the top costume will save you from problems with his putting. He will sit tight and emphasize your strengths. It is better to take model of a dense (satin) material, no lace and other decorations, outstanding in this part underwear. As an option, use a good sports underwear: it is dense enough, fits well and does not interfere with move. If you can find the bra to match to the skirt, you can decorate it not so intense, but if the color is significantly different, will have tightly closed her bead embroidery or sequins, you could not see the fabric base.

Decorate the top of the suit also fashionable pendants similar suspensions on the skirt, at the bottom of the bra is suit for added charm. The suspension can be both short and reaching the waist.

Optional accessories

In order to make the costume complete, you can Supplement his ankle and hand bracelets, light sleeves on the elastic band of the same fabric as the skirt, a decoration or a light scarf on the head.