Originally Posted by Bits&Scraps
I've made a couple this style, I've just made it basically like you would a tutu skirt, just longer. Tie the ribbon at the waist like in the picture or I have used the crochet elastic for mine, just weave the tulle through the top row of the crochet and out the bottom row. The top is just ribbon weaved through the tulle.
Here's mine with the crochet waist:
Agreed. It's a regular tutu, just with longer strips and a satin wrapped waistband area. The waistband is pulled up around her chest. Then, the actual waist is pulled together with a ribbon.