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Welcome to

Darn & Dance

We are delighted that you have taken the time to visit our website.

Browse, and enjoy reviewing our services, tell all your dance schools, friends and family about us.

It will be a privilege to have you all as our Customers and establish a long term service provision that meets your ​needs.

Maxcene Crowe, Company Founder & Director

About Us

Darn & Dance was created from the simple fact that dancers, parents/guardians no longer have the time, or maybe the 'know-how' to darn pointe shoes (no matter how much they would love to).

Modern ballet pointe shoe designs enable dancers to forego the arduous task of darning however, we offer a darning service that is in keeping with tradition, which enables you as the dancer to preserve and reduce wear and tear on your ballet pointe shoes.

Dancing on Pointe can now be more practical with darned Pointe shoes  (especially for professional ballet dancers and dancers who can easily dance through several pairs of shoes in just one week!!). "Help us bring back tradition".

We are based and offer our darning services throughout the UK and also internationally. 


Our Mission

We want our Customers to be delighted with our services.

We want our Customers to trust they are in safe hands.

We must be open, and share the way we do things.

We want our Customers to be informed.

We want you to use us again...and again.

Our Team

"We love darning for you"

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Maxcene Crowe

Company Director

Maxcene is Founder of Darn & Dance and created our online darning website to service Customers all over the World. Yes, there are You Tube tutorials; pointe shoes with material instead of darn however, no-one can replace traditional practices. We want to bring the tradition of darning ballet pointe shoes 'back to life'.  I have experience working with suppliers and Customers all over the world, "I am passionate about  people and great  service."



Rae-Lorissa has been dancing for over 10 years and started on pointe  in 2016. Darning has preserved her pointe shoes for well over a year.

Rae is keen to support the business and encourage others to darn when they start on pointe. Rae is a young Ambassador for

Darn & Dance.

Associate Team UK

Darning Specialists

Our Associates work within the business to ensure our orders are processed, checked and delivered to the highest standards. Each Associate is issued with a darning kit, which ensures consistency of materials used. All pointe shoes are personally checked for quality before packaging  for shipping back to you.

We want to grow our Associate team in the coming years  to include workers and Ambassadors from all over the World.

Associates NYC

Darning US  Specialists

Our US Associates provide services to our US clients. Based in New York City, we are really excited with our expansion. The future has come early, our passion and love to bring back the tradition of darning has spread. Focusing on dance schools and ballet dancers, we look forward to providing our US  Customers with our darning services.

Andrea Plattner leads our US operation. Visit www. 

to learn more.

Darn & Dance are Sponsors of HMWK, a corporate partner of the anti-bullying charity

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New Collaboration

Darn & Dance are proud to announce a new collaboration with Tamara Rojo, founder and creator of the Pointe Shoe anti-bunion stretcher. 

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Darn & Dance

Royal Mail PO Box 1570

Marston Moreteyne

BEDFORD, United Kingdom

MK43 0XG


Free Phone:+44(0)808 155 6358

Mobile: +44(0)7463 139902

US NYC:+001 828-242-0351