03 March 2016

Costume requirements for the Cues and Tattoos Crafting an ATS® Set Intensive

 Come dance with me at Cues and Tattoos 2016!

Let’s keep it simple and elegant: black skirt and choli or choli dress, any color pantaloon and hip shawl, and a headdress.
Coin bra and tassel belt optional. Headdress can be a hair garden, plait wrap or full headwrap.

Don’t buy anything: you probably have all of these items in your costume wardrobe, borrow them and bring extras if you can share.
Buy something: if you’d like to purchase any of these items, please visit: www.catalog.fcbd.com. We are happy to bring items up to Seattle if you order soon. Caveat: if you want a pair of taffeta pantaloons, Carolena needs to start sewing them now, so get that order in before you finish reading this email!

For a basic illustration of the ATS® costume, the Folkwear Tribal Dancer pattern: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=89_199&products_id=273

black long or short sleeve, drop shoulder OK: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89_129

Choli Dress: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=167&products_id=1224

Skirt: a black 25 yard skirt, black rajasthani skirt (trim ok), 10 yard skirt or anything full: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89_113

Pantaloons: here’s where we want to see a “pop” of color: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89_113

- old school headwrap Best Black Base Scarf: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=89_118&products_id=353
- ideas for old school headwrap (video): http://www.powhow.com/videos/fatchancebellydance-studio/classic-ats-headdress-tutorial-with-carolena-nericcio-bohlman/8336#
- hair garden of your own design or the Bessie plait wrap (video): http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=89_118&products_id=1036

Shawl: just a pretty triangular scarf or shawl, or a square folded in half.
- large balkan shawl: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=89_117&products_id=942
- medium balkan shawl: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=89_117&products_id=1001

Please bring a palette of make-up
and we’ll go over basic stage make-up and headdress options at the workshop.
Suggestions: foundation, blush, brown eye shadow, black eye liner, dark brown brow pencil, red lipstick, mascara and or/false lashes, bindi.
Make-up and headdress booklet: http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=89_199&products_id=274
Vintage Vol. 2 video (streaming): http://catalog.fcbd.com/index.php?main_page=document_general_info&cPath=89_199&products_id=232

Thanks and see you soon!