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« on: February 21, 2009 02:33:58 AM »

So i do some firedancing and wanted to make a nice costume to perform in. 
I was inspired by the tribal fusion bellydance look.  I pretty much made or altered the entire outfit.  I altered some plain black pants to make them tight at the thighs and to flair out from the knees. Made a simple bronze shimmery skirt of a panel front and back. The belt started from a base from a thrift shop, i made, then added the feathered gold discs and some coins.  Made some cowrie falls to hang from my belt and from my hair.  Cut up a shirt to make sparkly gloves.  The bra was a black bikini top which i covered in brown fabric and added a metallic belt under the bust, added some gold studs on the top and some chain and coin dangles. Lastly i made a thin head band of more gold studs, added some fake red roses and red pheasant feathers and then the costume was finished : )
I also make fire toys, i made this fire umbrella from a chinese parasol.   
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2009 05:38:20 AM »

Wow that is amazing! I love the dangles and the feather disc on your belt, but I think my favorite would have to be your fire toy Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2009 05:38:32 AM »

you look beautiful!...and hurray for firedancing Wink

« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2009 05:42:57 AM »

Feathers and fire, girl, you live dangerously!  Love it!
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2009 06:08:24 AM »

Okay you are officially the coolest person I have seen on here.  Fire Dancing!? Are you kidding me!?  That is so freakin' awesome!!!  And the costume is AMAZING.  It reminds me of something I saw on Chris Angel's show or another similar show where there was this troupe of circus/gypsy types and they all had awesome costumes like what you have and they performed at night because of all the fire.  Sweet!
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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2009 10:39:48 AM »

that looks great. I would love to see close ups of all the elements in your costume.
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2009 09:14:38 AM »

Ooo...pretty~your outfit is beautiful. I'm fascinated by the umbrella~bit of a scardey cat, but fire dancing is something I've always wanted to do.
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2009 08:11:47 AM »

I saw a fire dance once....totally awesome. I love yout outfit.

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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2009 12:44:12 PM »

great costume. i do bellydancing myself and always on the look out for costume inspiration, i love the tribal outfits. i'm going to repeat the call for close up pics please! the belt looks great.
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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2009 03:44:27 PM »

I love the fire parasol!  How unique!  Did you follow a pattern or did you come up with it yourself?  If you came up with it yourself, will you post how to make it?

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