Nina’s (age 9) Standard & Latin costume is ready

Teresa Sigmon, creator of the SEW LIKE A PRO™ training series, teaching YOU to make professional quality dance and skate costumes

When Nina, her mother Liza and I met, the nine-year old was calm and confident, knowing exactly which colors she wanted. As the design process went along, versatility was a big topic of conversation since Nina needs to be able to grow into the costume – both physically and emotionally. Also, youth dancers often do…

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Lazar’s (age 11) Standard & Latin outfit is finished

Lazar's boys youth latin dance costume

Okay, so Lazar and his partner Nina are too cute! We had a blast filming. The bloopers (and there were a lot) are so fun I had to include at least a little footage. What you don’t see is that Lazar’s two sisters are watching on the sidelines. We were all scurrying around in-between takes.…

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Make your own youth Latin dance costumes

Making youth Latin dance costumes, Teresa Sigmon, Sew Like a Pro™

How fun! Today’s video features competitive ballroom dancers Nina (age 9) and Lazar (age 11). I want to introduce them to you and discuss some of the challenges many parents and seamstresses have while costuming their children. This is video one of three. Once their costumes are all finished you’ll get another view of both…

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