Black and Red Tutus

  Black and red often conjures up Spanish tutus but there is so much more to these colours than just Spanish. A dramatic all black tutu is included in the mix here too … dark Odette. The points on this plate end with floating jewels for extra drama. Dramatic detail on bodice front does suggestContinue reading “Black and Red Tutus”

Ivory and Gold Championship

Ivory and gold are classic colours for an elegant and sophisticated tutu. Here I’ve used gold venise lace with crystal AB, citrine and topaz rhinestones, and added pearls to lighten the effect of the heavier parts of the gold applique.   My client wanted the tutu to have rich embellishment without being too heavy soContinue reading “Ivory and Gold Championship”

Black and Red Tutu

A senior dancer wanted a strong design in red and black that could be used for both Spanish or any other strong choreography. We went with black velvet for the bodice and a dark red corded lace which I set about encrusting with rhinestones. I used hyacinth AB crystals, various reds and some black rhinestones.Continue reading “Black and Red Tutu”

Spanish Jacket

Black,red and gold are instantly recognised as stage-Spanish and although there are lots of other colours that can speak Spanish these 3 are always great to work with. For this young man’s jacket I’ve chosen black velveteen, light gold and yellow gold braid, red sequins and rhinestones. The decoration for this jacket will be detailedContinue reading “Spanish Jacket”