Paquita Grand Pas Classique

I’m just about to leave for my holiday so I have a little bit of time up my sleeve to blog my last 2015 tutu . This one has quite a bit of detail so get ready to plough in. This is white and gold tutu for Paquita. The accents are a dark gold andContinue reading “Paquita Grand Pas Classique”

Blue Roses Stretch Tutu

I made this tutu as a RTW tutu. I had a tiny bit of the blue ribbon rose lace left and I thought I could eke out a design with it. Turquoise velvet was the perfect choice to match the lace. The lace is quite simple so I blinged it up a little with rhinestones.Continue reading “Blue Roses Stretch Tutu”

Apprentice Fairy Demi Costume

I do love requests like this one. I was asked to make a pink and gold “apprentice fairy” costume with golden wings. The client and I decided on an upside down tutu, with the shortest layers at the top, in a multitude of pinks. Here’s what I came up with. and to give a balletContinue reading “Apprentice Fairy Demi Costume”

Five Traditional Tutus

It really was a very busy year for me so blogging has had to take second place to actually getting tutus made. I promise to be a bit more organised in 2016 and blog a bit more detail rather than just photos. In the meantime, here are 5 traditional tutus I completed in the secondContinue reading “Five Traditional Tutus”

Esmeralda Classical Tutu and Peasant Pas costume

One of my US clients sent me a box of beautiful fabrics and appliques to make her daughter an Esmeralda classical tutu and a Peasant Pas costume. Both costumes were made from the emerald green dupioni but I slightly darkened the fabric for the peasant pas dress by overlaying it with fine black tulle. TheContinue reading “Esmeralda Classical Tutu and Peasant Pas costume”