Tuesday, June 23, 2009

No Sew Tutu tutorial

The girls and I tried making some no sew tutu’s. I think it turned out quite charming.

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We got the idea from Julie on You Tube. Check out her short video by clicking on the picture.

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I did tweak her design a bit by making my sections of tulle around four inches wide. I found it easier to cut once I had folded it in half three times.

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I also made them much longer because I’m making them for my girls who are much bigger than the toddler size. I also couldn’t resist adding ribbon in between layers of tulle.

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Loved how it turned out. Once my daughter had it on she couldn’t stop dancing…

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And running and playing. I don’t know if I’ll be able to catch her to take it off. She’s having that much fun wearing it while pretending to be a dancing fairy Princess.

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Andrea of Love Monkey also has instructions for a different No-Sew Tutorial that she posted on Kiddley. Click on picture for the link.

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Make Them Yourself, also has a friendly no sew tutorial.

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So get to it. Start cranking out those fun tutu’s for your very own little princess. And don’t forget to have fun.


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Treasure Ann said...

Happy be-lated 4th of July, Fawn. God bless you.

Embellished Bayou said...

These are so fun, and with the fairy wings below would make the perfect halloween costume! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Natalie said...

I am definitely stealing this for halloween :] Question: did you cut the edge of each piece of tulle at an angle? it looks like it from the picture, i can't tell..


fawndear said...

Natalie - no I didn't cut the ends on angles, but I do think that would be cute if you tried it.

Catia Sobral said...

hi, first time visiting ur blog, and fell in love with it straight away. thank you for the sharing with everyone the tutorials.

Michelle M. said...

HI, I know this is an old post. I found you by googling no sew tutu.
I am going to be doing this for about 10 girls for a party. Do you have any guess or estimation, (based on how much you used)how much tulle i might need?

Any help would be appreciated!


LilCountry said...

Loved this tutoial, made my first tutu for my 18month daughter and will be working on another for my niece! An the wings, Yay so many plans all your fairy things are so cute.

tutu dresses for women said...

hi, first time visiting ur blog, and fell in love with it straight away. thank you for the sharing with us the tutorials.

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