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First, you need the approval of a dance instructor. Then, they or someone else will teach you how to sew on the ribbons. Finally it comes naturally, and you just push up to demi-pointe, then into full pointe on the flat part on the end of the shoe.

You need to first get permission or be ready to go on pointe. Then when you have everything sewed on you can roll through the 4 foot positions and your on pointe.

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How do you harden pointe shoes?

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i wanna know too! i am a dancer and am dying to get the same pointe shoes as such a historical figure in ballet!


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What are demi pointe shoes?

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What kind of fabric do they use to make pointe shoes?

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Are pointe shoes worn in ballet?

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Can you do pointe with demi pointe shoes?

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Can you get size 1 pointe shoes?

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How do they make colored pointe shoes?

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Can boys dance in pointe shoes?

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