Ballet Slippers 0-3 Months, White Ballet Pumps, Christening Shoes, Hand Knitted, Baby Photo Prop, Baby Shower Gift, Knitted Baby - Online

White Baby Girl Ballet Slippers, Ballet Shoes, Hand Knitted in white with flower details. A beautiful Baby Shower Gift or New Baby Girl present in an Origami Gift Box with Personalised Gift Tag.- These dainty ballerina slippers have been knitted in a baby soft white yarn from Hobbycraft called Hey Baby in DK. This yarn can be machine washed and tumble dried. I have crocheted pretty flower detail with sparkle centres and used a sparkle ribbon which is secured for safety by creating a crocheted loop to which it is stitched. I have left the ribbon long enough to be tied in a bow to the front. Unfortunately I did not have any babies available to model them for me. If it is too long, you can cut it to the length you prefer.- Approximate measurements: sole measures 8.5cm, heel to toe with a little added stretch for growth; approx 0-3 months. Age given is only a guide, please measure babies feet if relevant.- I have incorporated my origami techniques and have included an Origami gift box to complement the colour scheme. It is finished with ribbon and a little 'Made With Love' heart. A wonderful gift for any New Baby. They are made to be worn but the recipient may wish to treasure them as a keepsake or use them as a baby reveal or photo prop. If you would prefer a pink box I can use the card that you can see in the photographs to create one for you. Just message me when you place your order.**Please do not purchase this item if you need a different size or colour etc. I keep no duplicates in stock and prices vary depending on size, style and yarn. Please request a custom order and I can give you a price and time frame for delivery. Thank you**- I can make them in any colour combination you like, if the colour you would like is not in my shop please just message me before purchasing. Please allow 3-5 business days for me to make the items and matching box. I will message you with an estimated dispatch date, if time is critical, message me first and if I can, I will try to accommodate your time frame.- The gift box is a pop-up style and measures approx 7 cm high, by 10 cm wide.- If you do not need the item gift boxed please let me know and I can send them wrapped in tissue in a padded envelope. This will reduced the postal cost which I can refund or reduce before payment is made.- If you would like a matching personalised gift tag, please let me know.- Please take a look at the outstanding feedback I have received for my sales and buy with confidence.POSTAL PRICES:-UK is sent Royal Mail 2nd class Signed For.-Europe and Everywhere Else is sent Royal Mail Standard International Postage.Please note this is not a tracked service but is a more economical way to post items. I will obtain a proof of postage. If you require insurance and a signature, please select the upgrade postal service, thank you.- All my work also comes with either a "KatamiKeepsake" tag or with a message of your choice and a small "Made with Love" heart attached.- Thank you for taking the time to look at my work. Any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. I have taught origami and crafts for many years, should you require something else made, do message me and I will see what I can do. Should you wish to know a little more about me, please take a look at my profile.I sign a copy of the information & included this with every item sold so the recipient can learn of the history behind the work and the artist who created it.The Story Behind my Creations:From early childhood when my Great-gran taught me to knit, crafting became my lifetime’s passion. It was therefore a logical progression, whilst living in Japan to fall in love with their many wonderful crafting techniques. I came across origami by chance, having bought a book to teach myself to read Japanese & that’s where my obsession for paper folding truly began.I create many things from paper using different techniques influenced by such great origami artists as Makoto Yamaguchi, Tomoko Fuse and Toshikazu Kawasaki as you can see from my other listings.- To continue my Grans legacy, I decided to recreate the booties she originally taught me to make many years ago and bring them to Etsy with my own personal twist. She would make them for friends and neighbours as babies came along and throughout my life I have tried to do the same.

The dance is presented by the community foundation and sponsored by Los Gatos Rotary, Los Gatos Morning Rotary, the Lions and Kiwanis clubs. The Cats Restaurant, Los Gatos law firm Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth, KFOX FM and the Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad are also sponsors. The Wildcat Railroad is extending its hours so it will be open during the dance. The carousel and snack shack will also be open. LGCF board member Michele Nelson said last year’s dance was a “wonderful event–everyone in the community with lawn chairs, blankets and picnics enjoying a great evening of music one last time for summer.”.

Rubin has been tiptoeing toward his goal to dance on the big stage since he was 5 years old, though ballet ballet slippers 0-3 months, white ballet pumps, christening shoes, hand knitted, baby photo prop, baby shower gift, knitted baby wasn’t his first choice because he didn’t want to be with “all the girls” back then, he said, But tap and hip-hop dance just didn’t work out, so his parents searched for a ballet class he could enjoy, They found that in San Jose Ballet, “At first it was just for fun, then when I was 11 or 12 there was a performance, It felt … golden,” Rubin recalled..

That was a turning point, the now 19-year-old said. But his mother Svetlana, who was born in Moscow, hadn’t really considered professional ballet as an option for her son. “Me being born in Russia and being very tall, well, I wasn’t a good prospect for dance,” she half-joked. “We were pretty surprised when he asked us to take him to dance. I knew what it took [to get to the professional level], and being first-generation immigrants who had to work, taking him to class seven days a week was really hard.”.

But the family’s ballet slippers 0-3 months, white ballet pumps, christening shoes, hand knitted, baby photo prop, baby shower gift, knitted baby hard work paid off as the slender 6-foot, 2-inch teen made his way through several dance schools and camps in the United States, including the Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, D.C., and the Santa Rosa Dance Theatre, Among other schools, he also spent two summers at the Royal Ballet School of London before heading to Russia, “Never in our wildest dreams did we think our son would go and study in Russia,” Svetlana said, “God bless Internet and texting.”..

“The culture is very different and they treasure ballet,” he said. “There are some very impoverished places, sure, but people will save up their whole life to go to the Bolshoi Theater.”. Rubin said he feels that he wouldn’t have come so far so quickly if he hadn’t been thrust into the world of Russian ballet. “It’s like they say, that to make progress, you have to put yourself in a place where you’re completely uncomfortable,” he said. “This was the epitome of that–something completely new.”.

At the school he was taught not only dance technique but also the theory of classical dance, duet and character and history of performance, Placed in classes with Russian students, many of whom had been practicing ballet ballet slippers 0-3 months, white ballet pumps, christening shoes, hand knitted, baby photo prop, baby shower gift, knitted baby since they were very young, Rubin also needed to brush up on his Russian language skills, All the while, his mother asked that he continue with American high school classes online, “There are no shortcuts, to becoming a professional ballet dancer, Svetlana said, “And he decided to go to the hardcore school because he wanted to learn all sorts of stuff, It was brutal, and he had to catch up really fast.”..

But receiving his high school diploma from home was equally important to both parents, she said, because “things happen in life.”. “The first thing was to do Russian academics, but every night he was doing his American school,” she said. “You have to be committed and you have to be a really special person to do that.”. The pace of life in the Russian ballet academy did take some time to get used to, Rubin said. “But I was able to find my place at the academy and in Russian life,” he said. “Just like any school, not all of the teachers, nor peers, were perfect or agreeable, but I learned how to make the best of every situation and tried to remain positive and goal-oriented.

“I can’t say that it was easy in Moscow, especially in light of the current diplomatic relationship between Russia and America, However, I believe that art has the power to overcome all diplomatic and political rivalries.”, His mother, who left her Russian home in 1989 and found a job as a ballet slippers 0-3 months, white ballet pumps, christening shoes, hand knitted, baby photo prop, baby shower gift, knitted baby chemist in California, admits she worried while he was at school in Moscow, “I do know that years ago, an American boy coming to Russian ballet school was an impossibility,” she said, “When I was finally able to visit, I felt a little better.”..

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