Sweet Girl has this really cute purple leotard (purple is her and my favorite color.) But we didn’t have the right tutu to go with it. We decided to attempt our own. It was pretty easy to make and didn’t require a lot of materials.
All you need is:
Tulle in assorted colors
(we ended up not using the pink on)
a good sharp pair of
All you do is:
I started out by measuring Sweet Girls waist and cutting my elastic (you may want to cut the elastic a bit shorter.) I was going to knot it together but when I pinned it in place for Sweet Girl to try on, I decided to just leave it pinned (you can also sew it – I don’t sew.) I put the elastic on these containers just to hold it up while I tied on my tulle.
You will need to decide how long you want your tulle and how many colors you are using (I chose 3 colors dark purple, light purple and white). I didn’t want it too long so I cut mine at about 24 inches - you will be folding them in half so your actual length will be shorter. I then rolled all the tulle and cut it all together at about fists width (a strange measurement I know but it worked.)
At this point unroll each of sections and hold all 3 pieces together. Fold in half and loop from behind the elastic - this is hard to explain so I hope the picture helps.
Keep going filling in all empty spaces. I was going to go back and trim off some longer pieces but I decided to try knotting the ends and I liked how it came out. I didn’t knot all the pieces just random ones all the way around.
How cute is my model!?