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PROS & CONS OF RAYON OR NYLON FRINGE


PROS:

  • inexpensive
  • lightweight
  • lots of movement for big impact
  • easy maintenance
  • long lasting
  • takes up almost no room in your luggage

 

CONS: 

  • It tickles the legs all the time! ... Maybe that's fun for a lot of people 🙂
fringe on ice dance dress. Teresa Sigmon shares tips on choosing, making or altering competition Dancesport, Country of Skate dresses.
Thanks to Nick Verreos for a great blog post with amazing photo

 

 

RAYON OR NYLON FRINGE BASICS


  • Avoid getting wet.
  • Cut away strands that unravel and get longer. (A little Fray Check before cutting is a good idea, but not absolutely necessary.)
  • Spray with "Static Guard" when it begins to get static-y.
red fringe in action, Teresa Sigmon shares tips on choosing, making or altering competition Dancesport, Country of Skate dresses.
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PLACES TO BUY FRINGE

In North America:

Decorating Studio.com — Tennessee, U.S.A.

Crystal-Clover.ca — ChrisAnne Clover’s sister store in Canada

Crazy Crow — Texas, U.S.A.

 

In Europe:

ChrisAnne Clover — England

DSI-London — England

 

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

 

WATCH NEXT: Like the red dress in this video? Watch this video in which I share design details about it. 

 

 

WATCH NEXT: Fringe is taught in the Advanced Program for Latin, Skate and Gowns.

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fringe on skate dress, original link - http://nickverrreos.blogspot.com/2012/11/figure-skating-costume-minute-nhk_27.html
Thanks to Nick Verreos for this fabulous fringe photo.

 

black fringe Dancesport dress, photo by Parkwest Photography. Teresa Sigmon shares tips on choosing, making or altering competition Dancesport, Country of Skate dresses.
Fringe is best when multi-layered for lots of texture and movement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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