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Old 10-08-2011, 11:18
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Default Tutu Makers....HELP!

I'm trying to make my very first empire waist dress for my 16 month old's Halloween costume (a pumpkin fairy). I've got a canister to put my 2 elastics on, but every time I wrap, they slip. How do I keep the elastics even while making this thing? HELP!!! TIA
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Old 10-08-2011, 11:24
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Are you trying to do both layers at the same time? Try just doing one layer first, like you are making a regular tutu dress, then do the second layer. I am not sure if this is the right way, but that's the way I do it.
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Are you trying to do both layers at the same time? Try just doing one layer first, like you are making a regular tutu dress, then do the second layer. I am not sure if this is the right way, but that's the way I do it.
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Thanks! yes I was because that's what the tut showed. I'll try the way you suggested. Thank you so much. I've only wrapped one strip and I'm already frustrated. LOL
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Could you use a paper towel roll and holder andnpin the two elastics in place whilst you tie?

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Could you use a paper towel roll and holder andnpin the two elastics in place whilst you tie?

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Don't have a hanging holder. But that's a good idea. Thanks!
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