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Old 05-03-2011, 05:00
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My Friend is wanting me to make a tutu dress like the one in the picture for her daughter. She is wanting it with flower the flower in the middle of the ribbon. Any suggestions on how I would do this. I usually make the tutu skirts have never made the tutu dress before. andy help will help. TIA

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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:
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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:

What does the back of your dress look like? Do you use elastic around the top of the dress and then when you do the ribbon do you just weave it in and out? THanks
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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.
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Would you say you use anout 300 yards of tulle fpr.a size 6?
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I finally got my Friends flower girl dress done. she loves it. The picture I took dosen't show the colors that great but it is brighter green and brown. Thanks for all your all ladies!
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Would you say you use anout 300 yards of tulle fpr.a size 6?
I'd use 300-350 yds for that size.
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Turned out great! Sorry I didn't get back on here to respond to your question.
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Thanks
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How cute is that?
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