Jazz Costume

I made this little jazz costume for Emily in Dubbo. I’d already made her Lemon and Lime tutu and her Mum asked if I could whip up a jazz costume from my stash … OK, these fabrics leapt to mind and it was all go!

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a fresh take on shorts and a crop top

The music is really perky and the clip had a sort of ’80s feel so I was happy going with crazy colours. The skirt fabric is really heavy so I gathered as much as I could to give the skirt lots of swing. I also brought it around the front a little because it gives a better balance to the fuchsia shorts.

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criss-cross back

The back has a simple criss-cross. The straps are not sewn down yet as this is a “remote” costume so I leave straps to dance-mums and teachers to finish off. So there you go, not just tutus!

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