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Darn It All part 2: even more darned

Ok. Got to class early, teacher is sitting in the lobby waiting for the other class to finish and get the hell out of our studio. He says, “Hello! How are you doing with your shoe-sies?” Yeah, the man said … Continue reading

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Darn it all

Here’s my darned shoe. Teacher wanted me to do just one and show him so he could approve my stitches and at first I was all like ‘Forget that, Old Man. If I’m doing one I’m doing both!’ (picture my … Continue reading

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The Nerve!

Omg, you guys- There I was, in the embroidery aisle, finding a heavy thread to match the color of my pointe shoes, (Ballet teacher has not remembered to bring in the thread he wants me to use for darning, so, … Continue reading

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Darn Shoes

Went up to my teacher after ballet class the other day, ballet book from the 1970’s in hand, and asked, “is it ok with you if I darn my pointe shoes? Like this? (pointing at illustrated instructions)” And he was … Continue reading

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