Four Ways To Look Taller Or Thinner

4 ways to look taller or thinner in your Dancesport, Country or Skate dress

Do you want four awesome, easy ways to look taller or thinner in your competition Dancesport, Country or Skate dress? #1 – use vertical straps the same color as the dress (instead of flesh color) #2 – choose a low-cut front (even a little bit, 1.5″ or 4 cm does the trick) #3 – use…

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Meet SLP™ Member & Country Competitor

Sew Like A Pro™ member, Patsy, performs in a country and swing dance competition wearing a dress she made!

This is as close to a “live” video as I’ve ever done. Patsy and I met for the first time today. We filmed on location at the Portland Dance Festival. Afterwards, we helped decorate the ballroom. Then I rushed home to edit the video and get it out to you. Why the rush, you may ask? The…

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Three Looks For A Latin Or Skate Dress

Three looks out of one dress

  Dancers and skaters don’t always have the time or money to invest in a brand-new dress every time they want one. If you are familiar with this scenario, consider making a few big alterations on your competition or show dress to create a new look without major expense. Read on to get the full…

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Fun, Fabulous Fringe for Latin and Skate Skirts

fringe in action, Teresa Sigmon shares tips on choosing, making or altering competition Dancesport, Country of Skate dresses.

    PROS:   CONS:      a     In North America: Decorating — Tennessee, U.S.A. — ChrisAnne Clover’s sister store in Canada In Europe: ChrisAnne Clover — England DSI-London — England   merica:       WATCH NEXT: Watch how I change my clients Latin skirt to create longer looking legs.…

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Tired of your Latin or skate skirt? Make TWO options!

Make your own Latin dance skirt

Are you tired of your Latin or skate skirt and want a new look? When you know how to Sew Like A Pro™ you can remove the old skirt and make two (or three or four) new skirts — for far less money than buying or making a new one! The dress changes in this…

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How to create longer-looking legs

How to create longer-looking legs, Sew Like a Pro™

I love this style and color combination on Pat, our model. The dress is sexy yet sophisticated and age-appropriate without being boring. It also has a lot of little surprises such as: a removable sleeve, two-tone mesh and a trompe-l’oeil plunging back. Meet Pat, a fantastic lady and long-time client. She competes in Rhythm, Smooth and Standard. Today…

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