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Old 07-23-2012, 04:12
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Default Help with tutu

Ok so can someone tell me what is going wrong with this : i measured my daughter and she is about 23 inches around. Well i cut the elastic and overlapped it a couple inches and sewed it. I finished the tutu but it was too big around. I thought since i overlapped it and it was a couple inches shorter it would be fine bc it would stretch. How did it end up being big?????
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:23
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Default Re: Help with tutu

That is really frustrating. Is there perhaps so much tulle on the elastic that it makes the elastic stretch? Otherwise I might guess that your elastic was accidentally cut a little longer than you intended.
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:29
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Default Re: Help with tutu

Th elastic definitely stretches when making them. I size it up to the person after making before sewing ends together.
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:38
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If you made your tutu very fluffy, then the elastic stretched. When I make my really full tutus I subtract at least 3-4 in.
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