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Old 06-30-2009, 07:29
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Default Pleating tulle for sewn tutu

Has anyone used this pleating method to make a sewn tutu?

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If so, how many yards of tulle did you end up using to make one tutu?
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Old 07-01-2009, 10:14
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Default Re: Pleating tulle for sewn tutu

That is a method for pleating a classical tutu. Then the layers are stacked and attached to the panty. I guess what I am trying to say is it is for a "stage" tutu. If you are looking to do a sewn tutu for a child (not a tied one that someone sews a waistband over) for play, I can help you with that. HTH

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That is a method for pleating a classical tutu. Then the layers are stacked and attached to the panty. I guess what I am trying to say is it is for a "stage" tutu. If you are looking to do a sewn tutu for a child (not a tied one that someone sews a waistband over) for play, I can help you with that. HTH

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I've been looking for a sewn tutu tutorial but I haven't really found one that I like. I would like to try one with ribbon attached to the bottom. Do you have any suggestions for a sewn tutu? TIA!
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:04
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I will pm you tonight with how I do mine.

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Old 07-01-2009, 12:10
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Default Re: Pleating tulle for sewn tutu

I'd like some insight as well if you dont mind sharing

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Default Re: Pleating tulle for sewn tutu

I am also looking for a good tut for a sewn tutu. If you don't mind sharing, I'd love some insights as well. Thanks!
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Default Re: Pleating tulle for sewn tutu

Me too! I'd love to know how you do yours.

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I will pm you tonight with how I do mine.

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Thanks for sharing.
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would it be possible for me to get in on this too? it's okay if you don't want to share. I've tried sewing tutus before and it was a disaster so i need help! thanks soo much!
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Old 07-02-2009, 09:04
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Wow, I am a little suprised at the response. My method is really simplistic and I am sure ther are much better ways. I am almost embarrassed to send how I do them, lol. How about I send them to you 5 ladies and you can tell me how to improve what I do. Maybe I could write them up a little better then. Please send honest feedback though.

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