Darning pointe shoes
AIM: To protect the satin.
Darning the areas which come in contact with the floor.
1) Crochet Thread
2) Curved Needle
3) Darning Needle
4) Cotton Wool
5) Calamine Lotion
With the curved needle, chain stitch the area shown in red in fig. 2.(heel, platform and wings).
Stitch the outline first, then gradually fill in the area.
With darning needle, darn the chain stitch.
Take the cotton wool and soak with calamine lotion. then dab this on the stitching until it too is soaked. Leave to dry naturally. Repeat three times.
With a little calamine lotion this time, rub over the satin of the shoe. You only need one light coat.
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