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How to make a tutu dress: Easy tutu dress tutorial

Before Lil’ J was born I already had about six tutus and three tutu dresses made for her. I posted a tutu making tutorial already, but tutu dresses are even more fun, especially for little babies and in my opinion, they’re easier to make! So here’s are my instructions for how to make a tutu dress.

I didn’t want to pay $40+ for something I could make for $5 so I learned how to make them myself.

How to make a tutu dress: Easy tutu dress tutorial I love making things, especially when it doesn't require sewing. Here are tips on how to make a tutu dress. This easy DIY Tutu Dress tutorial will impress!

I was making one for my friend, so I took photographs along the way to show you how it’s done.How to make a tutu dress: Easy tutu dress tutorial

First, what you’ll need is tulle, a crocheted tube top (which can be made of you cut the tie at the end of a big beanie, or you can buy 6in crocheted headbands here), tulle, scissors, and whatever embellishments you want: flowers, ribbon, etc.

1. Cut the tulle in lengths that you like. I buy my tulle by the roll at Hobby Lobby. It’s rolled up 6in wide which is perfect for tutus. Then I cut the strips 20in long since it’ll be folded in half and become a 10in tutu.

I love making things, especially when it doesn't require sewing. Here are tips on how to make a tutu dress. This easy DIY Tutu Dress tutorial will impress!

2. Fold a tulle strip in half, and push the hoop part through a bottom crochet hole in the tutu top.

How to make a tutu dress: Easy tutu dress tutorial

3. Pull the other end of the tulle through the loop to make a easy knot, pull it tight.

I love making things, especially when it doesn't require sewing. Here are tips on how to make a tutu dress. This easy DIY Tutu Dress tutorial will impress!

4. Repeat all the way around the crocheted top.

How to make a tutu dress: Easy tutu dress tutorial

5. Add the flower, and ribbon embellishments to finish it off. I make the flower detachable on a silver hair clip so it can be a hairbow, or clip onto the dress!I love making things, especially when it doesn't require sewing. Here are tips on how to make a tutu dress. This easy DIY Tutu Dress tutorial will impress!
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How to make a tutu dress: Easy tutu dress tutorial

Update: NEW Disney Princess Tutu Dress Tutorials
I love making things, especially when it doesn't require sewing. Here are tips on how to make a tutu dress. This easy DIY Tutu Dress tutorial will impress!

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