Nothing much to say about this one.
I made another tutu! It seemed to drag on and on but I finished it eventually.
I just love the giant puffball stage of making these. They are a wrestle to sew but weirdly fun as they materialise under your sewing machine foot!
Wondering how that is transformed into a tutu plate? Steam and stitches my friends! My first tutu I used a tagging gun to hold the layers together. This time it felt too ‘fluffy’ so I opted to replace the tags with large tacking style stitches, resulting in a better looking plate. My tagging gun also died on the final round of tagging. It is still a bit wonky but I can probably straighten out that front crease with some more steam. I ran out of time before the eisteddfod!
It wasn’t quite what I envisaged but looked lovely on stage. The contrast of the burgundy, white and gold looked very elegant – and much more grown-up after her last pink, grey & silver tutu.
Pattern: Dani Legge’s Stretch Tutu pattern, you can find her on facebook.
Supplies: Lycra from my local independent fabric store. White netting from Spotlight. Crystals from AliExpress. Gold lace trims from Aleemah’s Appliques and Trims. Tiara from local dancewear shop (I’ve accepted there is only so much I can make).
I wrote quite extensively about making a tutu a couple of years ago, you can read those here…. the workshop, embellishing & on stage.
Wow! It does look incredibly elegant. Once again, I am impressed by your skills. She looks gorgeous!
Flat out gorgeous!
Wow she is gorgeous in the beautiful creation you made just for her – how special memories that will be treasured a lifetime.
It’s very rewarding to have something you make look so spectacular on someone 😊
Amazing amount of work – it looks wonderful, gorgeous pic too ;o)
She looked beautiful. 😊
Your daughter looks stunning in this tutu! It corresponds with her being grown up now. Beautiful!
They grow up so quickly!