How to make a skirt-tutu?
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Skirt-tutu - great for creatinga magical image of a butterfly, a princess or a snowflake. The skirt also makes the image refined. You can buy a pack in a specialized store, or you can make it yourself.
Make a skirt a pack in several ways.
This method involves making a skirt without using a sewing machine. During the work we will need:
- tulle in several colors (you can use one color);
- dense elastic band up to 10 centimeters wide;
- wide satin ribbon (about the same width as the elastic band);
- thread in the color of the elastic band.
- First you need to cut the tulle stripes, widtheach strip should be 15 cm and length 50 cm (the longer the skirt - the longer the strip). For a children's skirt, 40-60 such strips will be needed, for the adult - 70-90, and in some cases 110-120.
- Next, you need to measure the elastic and sew the ends overlap.
- After that, you can pull the elastic band on the leg or back of the chair and proceed to fixing the tulle strips.
- Strips of fabric are taken from the middle and tiedto the rubber band by usual knots. To ensure that the skirt is not lush, the strips are fixed, tying a knot-loop that will look down. In this case, the nodeDo not over tighten the elastic.
- If it's difficult for you to tie a tulle over an elastic band, lay a ruler of suitable width on it. At the end of the work, you will need to carefully pull it out.
- The tied strips must be snug against each other.
- Thus, we tie all the prepared strips. If you notice that the strips are not the same, you can trim them.
- After we tie all the stripes, we decorate the belt of the skirt with a satin ribbon of suitable color.
- It remains only to straighten the skirt and you can start to try on.
In order to sew a skirt-pack, the first step is to prepare the necessary materials:
- an elastic band with a width of 3-5 cm;
- lining (if necessary).
Collection of a skirt-tutu
- Eraser serves as a kind of belt, so measure the required length of the elastic. It should not be too wide and too narrow.
- Sew the ends of the rubber bands on the sewing machine with a zigzag stitch (it is advisable to make two seams in different places).
- Next, we prepare the fabric: cut the tulle into strips with a width of 15-30 centimeters. The length of the stripes should be equal to the length of your skirt. The number of bands can be from 25 pieces (the more bands - the more magnificent the skirt will be).
- We sew the tulle strips to the elastic band in turn, making small folds on the fabric. Do not forget to stretch the elastic band while sewing on the typewriter.
- On the elastic band we sew, starting from the bottomedge of the rubber band. When we finish sewing the first level, proceed to sewing the next one over the previous one. One skirt-tutu can consist of 5-7 levels depending on the splendor of your pack.
- Now we turn to the lining. To do this, take the lining fabric and cut it 5 cm less than the length of the skirt.
- Next, sew the edge of the lining (if you have cuts from two sides, make two seams).
- Overlay the processing of the upper and lower edges of the lift.
- We sweep the elastic and povyubnik, and then sew on the machine with one line, while stretching the elastic band.
- The last step is to steam the product. With an iron, we carefully remove the skirt.
It is quite easy to make a ballet tutu, the main thing is to choose suitable materials:
- an elastic band 3-4 cm wide;
- tulle white;
- dense grid of white color;
- coil of white thread.
- We cook the gum, measure the necessary part and sew.
- We cut a dense mesh with strips of the necessary length, the width at the same time should be 15 cm. If there is no dense mesh, you can slightly starch the usual mesh.
- Sew the stripes from the mesh to the rubber band in turn, making small creases on the mesh. Do not forget to stretch the elastic band while sewing on the typewriter.
- On an elastic band we sew from the bottomedge of the rubber band. When we finish sewing the first level, proceed to sewing the next one over the previous one. One ballet tutu can consist of 5-7 levels depending on the splendor of your pack.
- Cut the tulle in the same way as the mesh was cut.
- We sew the tulle strips to the elastic band over the strips from the net.
- We steam off the skirt.
- In order to quickly cut the tulle, you need to fold the fabric several times, and then just cut it.
- If you want a skirt to be multi-colored, get a tulle of several colors.
Make a skirt-tutu with your own hands is quite simple, for this you need to select the suitable materials and get to work.