now anyone that knows The Divine Miss N
know that she loves all things pretty
so the other day when i was surfing the
net more to the point Pinterest :0) just a little addicted lol
and she seen this pretty little Scrappy Tutu
she immediately started to hound me to make her one....
Now I'm not about to take any credit for this as it is not an
original of mine...my source is http://campclem.com
now you will need a few things
1" wide elastic
scrap fabric strips or a jelly roll
1. measure you little one or in my case my 5yr old
for the sizing of elastic
2. then measure from the hip of your little one to their
knee...this so you can work out how long your
strips should be....The Divine Miss N measured 13"
and then you times this number by 2
so my strips were 26" in length.
3. now to make the waist band simply
take the 2 ends of the elastic and join them
either by hand or machine sewing...I used my machine
as it was quicker this way...
4. Now we take all our scrap fabric and either cut into strips
approx 2" or 2.5" wide...now as i have a very impatient little
girl...i took the easy way out and used up some of my
left over jelly roll strips...so no cutting for me....YaY
you then take your folded in half strips and you attach
each strip to the elastic by way of a slip knot....
YaY no sewing...
you continue to do this until you have used all your
strips...I used 46 in total...it works out to be 2 strips for
every 1" of elastic..this way you will know just how many strips
you will need ...It should look like this below :0)
Now you are done....
and i have one very happy little girl YaY
now back to relaxing :0)