Classical female tutu

Added Oct 22, 2011

by selma84

Amsterdam, Nethe...

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A classical tutu as made by late Miss Olivia Cranmer of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

I’ve had this pattern for a long time in the book ‘Beginning ballet’ by Joan Lawson and I always wanted to make the tutu. This was my first attempt, and it was great to see the tutu grow and grow.
I made this blue tutu for my friend. Iit’s her favorite colour and I’m glad she liked it very much!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Material
Lace/Sequins, Satin, Tulle

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    Nov 1, 2011, 07.48 PMby so-sew-me

    Can you tell me, please, how many layers of tulle have you used and how does the satin waistband close exactly?

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      Dec 1, 2011, 08.23 PMby selma84

      Sorry for the late reply!! I used 12 layers of tule and the satin waistband closes with a lot of hooks and eyes (if this is what you call them in english…). I put one popper at the top, just in case ;-)

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    Oct 23, 2011, 08.00 AMby jennidash

    Thats the book i made the boys ballet jacket from. I love this book as it is difficult to get classical ballet costume patterns. good job. I have several tutus i made for myself from these patterns. xx

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      Dec 1, 2011, 08.24 PMby selma84

      Wow, super nice!! I will certainly make more tutu’s, if only I can find the time!!

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    Oct 22, 2011, 10.25 PMby fashionfreek

    What a lovely tutu.:)

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    Oct 22, 2011, 05.03 PMby nocjestciemna

    Light and beautiful! It reminds me of blue dancers by Degas :)

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