Flames of Paris

Most Australian eisteddfods and dance competitions don’t ask for variations but I do get a lot of requests for variation tutus from the US. Flames of Paris is very popular. I used a Dani Legge’s peasant pas dress pattern for the bodice and attached the skirt at the high hip rather than the waist. TheContinue reading “Flames of Paris”

Tinkerbell Bell Tutu

I have just finished my YAGP tutus from the year with lots of Bluebirds and Paquitas. Now it’s time for another character tutu: Peter Pan the Ballet. We decided to go with a clear bright Kelly green and to emulate Tinkerbell’s fairy skirt the plate will be 3 rows of petals is increasingly paler shadesContinue reading “Tinkerbell Bell Tutu”

Ivory and Champagne Bell Tutu

Most of the tutus I make are traditional classical tutus with a relatively flat skirt. There is, however,  a  style mid-way between classical and the long romantic style; the bell tutu. The skirt is a little longer than a classical tutu and more loosely tacked. This bell tutu has an ivory bodice and plate with goldContinue reading “Ivory and Champagne Bell Tutu”