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Balanchine Net: what is it, where is it, how is it.

Going through my fabric just now I came across this little bit of Balanchine net, It’s white IRL, but lookit how cool it looks with the weirdo blue filter! This bit is left-over from a petticoat I made for a … Continue reading

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Oh Brown Scarf, why don’t you love me like I love you?

I have this scarf that I really love, It’s silk, it’s vintage, I picked it up for like a dollar in a thrift shop in South Dakota. The pattern makes me think of herbal tea and wild flowers. When I … Continue reading

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Mr. Adult Beginner got me these way before the movie, ok?

Wore these earrings to Giselle today. Because the baby wasn’t there to make a grab for them, And because I’m a dork.

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Ballet class outfit 1/14/14

leotard Capezio bra-tek tights Danskin platinum compression in black review here Affiliate link to Danskin online catalog here shorts Danskin slipper Capezio Pro Canvas split sole post about them here leg warmers DIY from old pair of red tights Yes, … Continue reading

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Ballet class outfit 1/9/14

leotard: Capezio Bra-tek, black wrap sweater: Gaynor Minden silk, black tights: Danskin footed, ballet pink, review here, affiliate link to catalog here leggings: Eurotard, ankle length, black skirt: black chiffon circle wrap skirt that I made, sort of a tutorial … Continue reading

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DIY Cashmere Shrug

Start your new year off right- With a new shrug! For ballet warm-up timez! Totally DIY! So easy! Follow these super easy steps!: -do the laundry -on hot -include a wool sweater Or do it Adult Beginner style and include … Continue reading

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We all know leggings aren’t pants.

This conversation, as I left for ballet class: (hand to doorknob, ’bout to walk out of house wearing a big old baggy striped cardigan and thigh high legwarmers over leggings plus socks and sneakers, carrying a big canvas bag) me: … Continue reading

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Unboxing the Modern Classic

Gentle Reader, really excellent unboxing experience to share with you right here. Ready? Here goes. Boring ol’ postage box: Reveals, ooh, what’s this? Pretty! Open the magnetic lid, Ooooooooh. Pretty. Like I said in this post, ballet is all about … Continue reading

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Just a little Sneak Preview

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How to ruche your front

Here is a little tutorial on turning a boring and flat leotard into a pretty and way more dancer-like ruched front leotard. How come a ruched front looks totally dancer-like? I don’t know , I don’t make the rules. Ok … Continue reading

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