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Tulle Skirt: A Girly Way to Celebrate

Hey Loves!

I'm back.  I told you all I've been busy.  

This is one of my favorites so far.  It's my May submission for MAGAM.  Yes, I said May.  I'm a few weeks late, but better late than never.

How many of you have seen those really cute tulle skirts and thought in your little girl voice, " I want one."  If you haven't, I have.  There's a little girl that wants to play princess way down inside.  May 24th & 31st, she came out to play!

Here are my inspirations for my creations:
Posh Baby Boutique
Red tutu tulle skirt, petitcoat, adult tulle skirt

Red tutu tulle skirt, petitcoat, adult tulle skirt
(see more red tutu skirts)

Here are my creations:
Tulle Skirts for the Young and Young at Heart

Tulle Skirt for the Young:
One of my favorite little divas is five now.  She is so full of life and she's cute as a button!  I felt so privileged to make her tutu for her birthday celebration.  Every little lady needs a tutu. This was a no sew project.  I cut 5" X 16" strips of tulle (5 yards) and tied knots around a piece of elastic.  I also tied ribbon on the elastic as well.  I think it turned out cute.  She loved it.
Tulle Skirt for the Young at Heart:
Our Pastor and First Lady celebrated their 25th anniversary.  We had a weekend of events.  When I heard about the semi formal banquet, I knew exactly what I wanted to wear - a tulle skirt.  Off to Wal-Mart I went to get tulle.  15 yards of tulle and 1 yard of polyester later, I was ready to get started.  I used the circle skirt method to cut the layers of tulle (8) and the polyester lining.  I stitched the layers of tulle and the lining together.  I measured my waist with elastic and created a waist band with polyester lining material and threaded the elastic through the channel.  1 hour later, voila, I had a dreamy tulle skirt.  I got lots of compliments on it from the young and the old. 

So what do you do to release your inner little princess?  I think I'll make a few more.

Until next time, smooches!


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