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Sock Tutorial—Extremely Difficult—Unless You Have A BFA In Costume Tech This Tutorial Might Explode Your Brain

1. Get that pair of tights with the run in them. You know the pair I’m talking about. 2. Cut them. Use scissors, not your teeth. 3. Put them in your pointe bag. 4. Wear when you are getting all … Continue reading

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Pattern-making Know-it-all versus Silly Stretch Lace Dress.

Saw this silly little dress the other day, Sheer stretch lace, tank style bodice, handkerchief-hem skirt. “ooh, fun for ballet class over a leotard and tights!” Right? Pulled it off the rack, held the hanger up to my shoulders, turned … Continue reading

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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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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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Sew elastics by machine: it’s faster

Sometimes it’s fun to settle in with a needle and thread and spend some time lovingly sewing elastics to ballet slippers. And other times it’s nice to just sew the elastics by machine and get the damned things done already. … Continue reading

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