Lilac Fairy

This is one of my most requested colour schemes/variations. Lilac comes in quite a few shades and this one was on the deeper end of the spectrum with the addition of a ruched corselet bodice.   The top if the bodice is ruched with hand-dyed stretch mesh made to look like a little chemise aboveContinue reading “Lilac Fairy”

Dusty Rose and French Lace

I love collecting pieces of lycra in unusual colours so that I can offer my clients something a little different from the colours available from retail fabric suppliers. However, that means I can sometimes paint myself into a corner trying to find the right trim. I was just about ready to ring my client andContinue reading “Dusty Rose and French Lace”

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”

Purple and Silver

I’ve had a bit of a love affair with ribbon roses this year. I adore using them. They are simple and provide texture as well as colour. The silver and purple corded lace was a perfect match for the deep purple lycra. The rhinestones and ribbon roses complemented it beautifully. The bodice looks like aContinue reading “Purple and Silver”

Lilac and White tutu

This is a simple little tutu for a very young dancer. Pastel and white with a little glimmer is a good choice for a first tutu. The leotard has a simple sweetheart neckline which is suitable for a young dancer. The skirt will grade from lilac to white so the panties on the leotard areContinue reading “Lilac and White tutu”