Design Challenge

Design Challenge

“I want it white then pink and white again!”   That was the quote from the young dancer who looked up into my face expectantly. In my mind I was thinking it might look more like a macaroon than a ballet tutu.  I tried to guide her away from her design and...
Young Male Ballet tunics

Young Male Ballet tunics

It makes a change when I get young male ballet dancers to fit for tunics.  This sensational young man is at Championship level in the UK. I used the tunic pattern from www.tutusthatdance.com . which is a fuly lined and structured tunic. designed with ballet in mind to...
A Spanish style tutu

A Spanish style tutu

It was a change to be asked to create a Spanish style tutu.  Historically these tend to use black, red and gold trim colours and lace.    This tutu skirt was made with 10 layers of net which was a mixture of hard English tutu net and soft Italian net.  The black...
Baby pink stretch tutu

Baby pink stretch tutu

Every little girl would love a tutu of their own, and  this one  was ordered for a little who has just started ballet.   Although  she is not yet doing solos or festivals, her Aunty thought the gift of a little special tutu would encourage her ballet lessons. Heavens...