So, I have been talking a lot about skating, what with the dance video posts, and the new updates about regionals and nationals, but I never actually got around to posting the skating costumes I made for this year. My original pattern review was located in this post, so you can see some of my … More Skating Costumes – More Kwik Sew 2601
We have arrived at the final World Class dance for this season – the Flirtation Waltz! Like most of the other dances I have covered, there are several version of this dance, but this dance is only skated in roller, not on ice. This dance is skated both team and solo, with the ladies steps … More Dance Skating – The Flirtation Waltz
The next dance I will be covering is the Rocker Foxtrot. Trivia: this dance was first performed in 1934. This is one of my favorite dances to watch, when well skated. It can look so smooth and elegant. This year it is being skated in the Junior World Class Solo event. It was skated last … More Dance Skating – The Rocker Foxtrot
For those of you who are interested in watching the 2011 Roller Skating National Championships live video feed from Fort Wayne, Indiana, you can see it here: National Championships Live Video Feed – The Skater’s Place This week (July 17 – July 23) is the national indoor speed championships, and you can get the schedule here. … More Newslfash – Live Nationals Video Feed!
For those of you attending the 2011 National Championships, or planning to watch the live video streaming, the latest schedule has been released. This should be a finalized schedule as all of the regional championships have been concluded. You can look at the main event page here. The new schedule is available here. In addition, the Indoor … More Newsflash: 2011 Roller Skating National Championships Schedule Update
Next up: the Fourteen Step! This is the most basic of the dances that is being skated at the world level this year. As the name implies, this dance has only fourteen steps. This is one of the earliest skate dances ever performed – coming into existence in 1889! Despite its simplicity, this dance has … More Dance Skating – The Fourteen Step
The next stop on my tour of dance skating is the Imperial Tango. This dance is only skated in International roller skating, although it is used for both team and solo dance. It is being used this year in the Jr World Class team event, and was last skated team in 2008. It was also … More Dance Skating – The Imperial Tango
July is here and that means everyone is obsessing over the upcoming National Roller Skating Championships. So it is with every summer. The final regional meet has just concluded, and the National website has posted results for those qualifying to the National meet. Here are the results: South Central Southern North Central Northwest Pacific Southeastern … More Skating Update: 2011 Regional Results Posted
I have been doing a lot of talking about Burda lately, but I haven’t shown any of my projects. I thought it was about time I showed off my first Burda project ever. I discussed my introduction to Burda here. When I got the February magazine, there weren’t a lot of things I wanted to make, … More Pattern Review: BS 02-2011-106
Alrighty everyone, it’s May 1! That, of course, means the figure and dance draw for the 2011 Regionals and Nationals have been posted. Read ‘um and weep!