Tiny Cinderella

A mum from Queensland asked if I could make her 4 year old a very romantic Cinderella style tutu in blue, cream and gold. She gave me a few ideas, like a swag around the top and shoulders and a deeply ornate plate but basically gave me free rein. We were both very pleased withContinue reading “Tiny Cinderella”


I offered one of my custom-made tutus as a prize for the senior Classical Section of the South East Queensland Performing Arts Festival (SEQPAF). The winner, Kaitlyn McNall, said she’d like an elegant blue tutu with a light and delicate design. She left the design pretty much in my hands. The neckline of the bodiceContinue reading “Prizewinner”

Glacier Blue and Silver

My favourite lycra supplier is Eclipse Textiles. While I prefer their matt lycra I couldn’t resist their beautiful pale blue shiny¬†lycra. I used the dull side as the right side of the fabric. I made up the leotard and decorated it before I put the skirt ruffles on. The skirt was white with a layerContinue reading “Glacier Blue and Silver”