Sewing for exams

October 2016 Each year the students at the studio sit Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams. Dancers come in all shapes & sizes and occasionally they are of a larger build and find it hard to fit a standard size leotard. I was asked to make a leotard for one pupil plus a chiffon skirt & …

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Les Sylphides 2011

Most years I make costumes for our dance studio concert. In 2011 the main ballet was Les Sylphides. We are only a small studio so the piece involved all the dancers from the littlies through to the oldest students. Miss L-M, the teacher, wanted a romantic tutu type look…but not full tutus. So I made …

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