Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Constructing a Tutu

I am making a classical English tutu this semester with costume designer, Jean Lamprell. She is an outstanding instructor, a master of tutu construction and also period costume. I am both thrilled and honored to be able to learn from her.

Sewing first tucked ruffle layer onto knickers...
Layers 1 through 4 tucked and sewn on tutu knickers...

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  1. love your posts on making the tutu. It is gorgeous. I'm not sure what the "knickers" are, though. Can one buy a pattern or book somewhere?

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