How to sew elastics on to flat ballet shoes- Criss cross or single elastics.

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How to sew elastics on to flat ballet shoes- Criss cross or single elastics. Today many dance shoes come with elastics pre-attached so which should you choose? Single or Criss cross elastics. Choosing which ankle straps to use for your child, kids, toddlers or teens ballet slippers is important and we outline the benefits of both and have photos and instructions on how to sew the elastics onto flat ballet shoes and slippers.

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Samantha Bellerose

Samantha is a wife and mother of four kids aged 1-9. She danced and acted from the age of 5 and performed in film clips, on television, and in musical theatre professionally. She also taught dance, but after leaving the profession to backpack through Europe, Canada and the USA with her husband for three years, she then completed an Education Degree and taught within primary schools in Australia. Today she is a business owner with her husband and the creator and writer for Dance Parent 101 where she hopes her previous experience as a dancer, current experience as a dance parent and the research and writing skills she gained completing her education degree will help enlighten parents on their journey with their child through the world of dance.