Tiniest Tutu

Tutu front close H (800x627)

Bodice details close up


I was very privileged to recently make the Tiniest Tutu for a very special little girl.

Pinks and Lilacs and silver sparkles are very muted and soft so as to not overpower her tiny frame.

Tutu Skirt front H (800x633)

Caught in the sunlight the skirt before attaching

The differences between an Adult Tutu and  a small child are quite challenging.

The body shape  of a young child and the muscle development at that age are very different and affect how the Tutu is constructed.

I dyed Silk Duchess satin and Silk Brocade for the Bodice.

Silver Silk Dupion piping enhances the silver embroidered

Tutu detail H (800x800)

In the light showing detail of the skirt-love the colours here but actual colours are lilac and pale pink.

motifs with the dyed pink lace.

Plenty of small Swarovski crystals dotted around the skirt and a couple of larger stones on the bodice catch the light.

Tutu From above H (800x708)

Tutu from above

The Skirt had Italian net softly pleated with an overlay of Silver sparkle Tulle. A simple plate with Lilac embroidered net and a dyed pink motif completed it.


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