Sunday, January 25, 2009

Dancing Beauties

These are some pictures that my sister took of her daughters. Aren't they adorable?
I wanna be just like you!
IC Posing

AL posing


Karen Williams said...

Cute, Cute, Cute!!

Sheena Searls said...

Andrea, can you send me an email? I thought I had you in my contacts but you aren't there. It was great seeing you!! Wish we had more time to talk. :)

Melinda said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the tutus! I have got to learn how to make myself some of those!

Andrea - said...

The tutus are super easy. Not sure if these instructions will make much sense.

IC's tutu was: Elastic the size for the waist and sewn into a circle or tube. Take tule or netting cut into strips a little more than double the length you want for the tutu. Fold the strip in half over the elastic and tuck both ends of the strip through the loop. Tighten. Go all the way around the tutu. More strips = fuller.

AL's tutu was: Netting double the length you want and a about 1 and a half times the width you want. Stack the netting on top of each other, multiple colors or solid colors work great together. Make a casing with a ribbon that is wider than the elastic you want to use, and long enough to leave you room to tie, down the center of the width of the netting. You can make a casing with the ribbon so you can slide in a peice of elastic that will help tighten the tutu around the waist. Sew the ends of the elastic to the ribbon and netting to secure. -OR- Cut the netting the measurement of the child's waist plus maybe an inch for the width and sew a ribbon down the center.