| | Re: No Sew tutu question
It is confusing when you first start because some say add an inch and some say subtract a few inches. I learned the hard way and added an inch and had a tutu that fell off of my daughter's hips lol
I take off about 2" and overlap about 1/2 an inch or so.
When I calculate how much tulle I need I still calculate the proper waist size, not the elastic size.
For example, my daughters waist is 20 inches. I cut the elastic at 18 inches but I'll still use 100 strips of tulle (20"x5/inch), the elastic will stretch out to the 20" I need.
I'm still fairly new though, I might start cutting it 3" shorter just to be on the safe side as this last tutu I made seemed to be a bit big (the tulle seemed... thicker?!)