Experimenting with Italian Net

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Using an Italian net and a 27 gsm Stiff Tutu net mix to achieve a good stiffness in the Tutu skirt. A 6 – 8 year old Pancake…

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Welcome to Valorose-Tutus and Textiles

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Valorose Tutus and Textiles make Tutus and also sell all the materials you require to make your own. The name says it all—I love creating beautiful Tutus and  I could…

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New Metallic Embroidered Scallop Lace in Colours

Saturday, March 1, 2014

New Colours available in this subtle embroidered metallic lace. On white net they look soft but on the same colour net the lace stands out. There is a…

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New Trims in Metallic Silver and Golds

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Gorgeous new metallic trims just arrived from Japan and Korea.  Very unusual trims,  Bronze, Pale Gold scrolls, Gold scallops and Silver. Ideal for Tutu skirt embellishment and Bodice…

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New Brocade fabrics

Friday, November 8, 2013

I ordered a few metres of each of these Brocade fabrics to see what they are like and they are beautiful. Most are Silks and combinations of Silks….

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

I found these Tiny red heart shaped tins which made me think of Valentine’s Day. They are seamless and have a separate lid. It is not hinged. They…

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Tutu Seminars

Monday, November 4, 2013

A whirlwind few months over the Summer. Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Nottingham in the United Kingdom.  How amazing to be involved in these Tutu seminars run by…

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Tutu Kits – Colour combinations for Tutu choices

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

I have been asked to put up some Colour combination ideas for the United Kingdom Tutu seminar in Nottingham in September 2013. Above is a white mesh fabric…

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Making a Lace crown

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

A fun workshop when you need a simple but effective Headpiece. There  are times when you need headgear for a large number of Dance students in a hurry….

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Lining Fabrics for Tutus

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

I use 100% Cotton Coutil on my professionally made Tutus. This is the most durable and kindest to the skin. The cotton absorbs perspiration and helps protect the…

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