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How to Sew a Ballet Shoe Elastic Strap(s)

How to Sew a Ballet Shoe Elastic Strap(s)

Gone are the days when all ballet shoes, from children’s to adult’s, came with the elastic straps unattached.  Now, most children’s ballet shoes come with the elastic already pre-sewn, and many adult ballet shoes have two pieces of elastic pre-sewn at the back of the shoe ready to complete in a criss-cross pattern.  However, since…

How to Fix a Loose Tap Screw

How to Fix a Loose Tap Screw

What do you do if the same tap screw keeps coming loose or has fallen out? Following these few easy steps should keep you tappin’ worry free! The secret is good old Elmer’s glue – or any brand of white-all purpose glue.  If you already have some, wood filler glue is fine as well.  Do…

How to Fix a Loose Tap

How to Fix a Loose Tap

  First, let’s talk about the different ways taps are attached to shoes and what that means when they are “loose.” Childrens’ tap shoes and less expensive tap shoes (generally designed for older/beginning students) are usually attached to the shoe with a nail.  These taps do not normally loosen with use.  If it appears that…

How to Make a Ballet Bun

Make a Perfect Ballet Bun

Have you ever made a ballet bun? Don’t worry; we have put together a step-by-step guide to help you out. What You Need: Hair brush with nylon or natural bristles that are close together Large, thick covered hair elastic – (matching hair color) Nylon hair net – (matching hair color) “U” shape hairpins and bobby…

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