Bloch was founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1932 by Jacob Bloch. The company originally produced handmade ballet and pointe shoes but has since expanded and has collaborated with Jozette Hazzouri, an Australian shoe designer, to make Baby Bloch, Bloch Girls, and Bloch Ladies shoes... Read More. The company's ballet flats for kids come in many different colors and designs. They are made with a rubber sole for good traction and have a soft, leather lining for comfort. These cute ballet flats also have a padded heel for lasting comfort during the day. The shoes are easy to clean by hand-washing them. Bloch ballet flats are designed to be fashionable as well as comfortable.