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I am a Finnish indie author and designer, self-taught seamstress with a degree and a passion to create. I run a small business in fashion, offering both unique, one-of-a-kind pret a porter garments ...

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Tutu Sewing Tutorial

from Heather Wielding Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Tutu Sewing Tutorial
Tutu Sewing Tutorial
Tutu Sewing Tutorial

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • using your sewing machine
  • taking simple measurements

Pattern Description:

Originally, the tutu was created for the world of classical ballet. Making a real tutu is a process few master, but turning a tutu into a modern garment... well, that's not so difficult.

This tutorial will guide You through layers of tulle, and help you create a tutu-esque skirt in Your own size. With the tutorial, You'll be able to create a super-puffy tutu for Halloween, or a bit more modest tulle-skirt for everyday wear. The tutorial also includes a few tips on modifying a basic tutu for different uses.

The tutorial is written in Finnish and English, all in the same .pdf-file. Note, that this tutorial does not include a pattern, but will help You make Your own.


  • at least four meters of 150 cm wide tulle. if calculated correctly, that's about 4,4 yards of 1,64 yards wide tulle.
  • waist's length of elastic band
  • a bit of matching fabric to make a waist band from
  • optional: bias tape for binding (amount depends on how thick a hem You wish to create)

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • pins and scissors and things