Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Christmas Tutu


Christmas Tutu, originally uploaded by Veronica Darling.

Here's my tutu that I made for the Christmas Party last month.

I bought a slip for $3, and cut it up but left the elastic waist with about 10 inches of material... and I layered 3 pieces of gathered tulle, with 2 bits of skirt (so the tutu layer was darker).

It looked fantastic but it was a bit tricky. I also sewed through all thicknesses with the overlocker, so it didn't really sew straight, sort of in a wave ... but as it was just for a party I didn't really care... I'll prolly wear it again, if the situation calls!

What I was really impressed with though is the darling glitter top. I was going to wear a corset but it was a bit cold, so I called by the thrift store (I have about TEN fantastic ones close by my house) and this top was only $18, it has a massive collar, that I will probably copy one day... and puffy sleeves! Hilarious!

Oh, and Husbie came and took photos of all of us at the party, so this is a cute room with unreal wallpaper!

xoxo



Oh! And thanks to Bits and Bobbins, I made my first Wardrobe Remix(ers) O' The Week. I feel quite famous!

There's NOTHING better than making your own gear for a party (not to mention day to day wear too!) extra xoxo

6 comments:

  1. It is really cool.. love the glitter and the tulle especially in black. Also love the expression on your face with the wine glass. =D

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  2. It's so funky pretty and...yes, totally wow!!!

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  3. Great work on the tutu...love the photo...lucky you with all those op shops close by!

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  4. love this! the outfit and the photo... gorgeous! you look fantastic (as always!). happy chrissie lovely, looking forward to staying posted with all of your adventures in 2009! xo

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  5. oooo you look gorgeous!! you totally look like you just stepped out of Frankie magazine! :)
    Have a wonderful Christmas honey :)

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