Tutu-making Classes in Sydney

I am very grateful to my dear friend Danielle Legge who has given generous permission for me to use her patterns to teach others how to make classical ballet tutus. Dani has been my tutu mentor for many years and I would now like to share the benefits of what I have learned to others,Continue reading “Tutu-making Classes in Sydney”

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”

Pink and Pearls

Pink and white are traditional colours for a young girl’s first tutu. This one is teamed with pearls and a sprinkling of rhinestones for some subtle sparkle. Here’s the starting point for the tutu. The skirt is a slightly paler pink than the bodice so I made lower part of the leotard in pastel pink.Continue reading “Pink and Pearls”