Tutus, Tutu Skirts, Tulle Tutus, Princess Tutus, Fairy Tutus

Tutus oh my!

Oh, how we love tutus around here.  We have such a huge selection of tutus, there is a tutu to fit every whim and imagination.  Lots of people use our tutus to make their own creations to either keep or resell.  There are a lot of very creative ladies out there.  By far and away, our most popular tutu is our basic tutu.  The cost of a tu tu as of this writing is cheap, just $2.60 each.

TutusThese tutus go great over our leotards for dance class.  Dance recitals often use our tutus for their dances.  We just got in a bunch of new colors too.  Your little ballerina will look so darling in her ballet class with these basic tutus.  Dancewear has never been so affordable and we make purchasing easy in our online shop!  For your next dress rehearsal, please keep our tutus in mind.

We have red tutus, hot pink tutus, light pink tutus, dark pink tutus, orange tutus, yellow tutus, green tutus, blue tutus, lavender tutus, purple tutus, aqua tutus, royal blue tutus, navy blue tutus, brown tutus, black tutus, white tutus, silver tutus and ivory tutus for sale.

Selling our tutus at festivals, carnivals and for booster clubs is also a great idea.  You can make a good profit and increase team spirit with our tutus.  They are also a novelty item at fairs too.  Great party favors for your next princess party.

Next time you need wholesale tutus for dance classes be sure to give us a try!  Our tu tus are good quality and you will love them!

Tulle Bow

Today I’m going to teach you how to make this fun tulle bow. These are so easy and inexpensive, you could make one to match all of your little girl’s outfits!

Tulle Hairbow

You will Need:

Tulle Bow SuppliesTulle (This comes on our website on 6″X25′ rolls for $2.25 each!)

3/8 Grosgrain Ribbon for center (I probably used less than 2″)

Lined Alligator Clips (these are available on our website in double or single prong in lots of colors)

String

Small cardboard piece (This one is 5.5″ long and about 3.5″ wide–the width doesn’t really matter.)

Scissors

Glue Gun and Glue Stick (not shown)

Directions:

Start by taking your tulle and wrapping it lengthwise around the cardboard. I wrapped mine all the way around 10 times. But I think may be a couple less might have been better :(

When you feel like you have enough tulle on there, cut both ends straight down the width of the tulle giving you a stack of squarish looking tulle pieces.

Now squish your tulle together in the middle and tie it up with string really tight.

Start fluffing out your tulle til you like the way it looks. Trim it up on each side if you have pieces that are sticking out or too long.

Glue your alligator clip to the back of your bow with the hot glue gun.

Now, to finish off this cuteness, glue a small piece of your grosgrain ribbon around the center of your bow to hide the string and just look cute. You can do this before you attach your clip or after. I find that if you do it after, it helps the clip stay in fine hair a little bit better.

Finished Tulle BowVoila–you have a fun and easy cute hair bow!  You can attach it to a baby headband, crochet headband, or just straight into the hair!  You could even attach glue it straight onto a tutu to add some more colors to the tutu.

 

Tutorial: How to Make a Tutu

Tutorial: How to Make a Ribbon Tie Tulle Tutu

We’ve decided as mentioned in our earlier post that we need to teach people a little something about some of the craft products we carry. There are lots of really cute things you can make relatively easily and inexpensively on your own, and we’d love to share some ideas with you.

So, today I want to show you how to make a simple ribbon tie tutu. Learning how to make a tutu is really very easy.  There are other variations on this, you can even use elastic if you have it. I love this idea because you can use any colors you want, just as puffy as you like, and really personalize your own creations.

You will need:

Tutu Making Supplies

6″ X 25 Yd Rolls of Wholesale Tulle(I used 4 rolls–Purple, Lavender, Light Green, and Turquoise–that’s a new color! I didn’t end up using the white pictured.) The amount you need will depend on the size of girl and length of tutu you are making. This was for a 7 year old girl, whose waist was about 24″, and the length is approx. 13”.  You can make just a tutu skirt with a shorter length or a tutu dress with a bit of a longer length.  Just measure against the person you wish to make this for.

Grosgrain Ribbon (I used 7/8″ Solid Purple Grosgrain)

Scissors

Scrap Piece of Cardboard

Directions:

Cut a piece of cardboard about the length that you would like your skirt to be, adding an extra inch for tying and fluff factor.

Wrap your tulle around the cardboard lengthwise. I just used the whole roll, so I’m not really sure how many times. But you can err on the side of caution and just do a few passes of each color at once.

Cut the tulle on one side of the cardboard. This will give you pieces twice the length of your skirt. This is good. Don’t panic. They are supposed to be that long.

Once all of your tulle is cut, you can cut your ribbon.  Use the waist of the girl you are making the tutu for as a measure. Wrap the ribbon around the waist, then add an extra couple of feet so you’ll have what you need plus enough for tying a nice bow at the end.

Measure about about a foot in (or more if you like) to your ribbon and tie a knot. This is to keep the tool from sliding off of your ribbon. This is the start of the waist on your skirt.

7/8" Grosgrain RibbonTake two pieces of tool and fold them in half creating a loop. Put the loop in back of the ribbon as pictured.

How To Tie a TutuNow take the ends of your tulle up over the ribbon and through the loop. Pull tight. The tighter you pull these knots and push them together, the fuller your skirt will be. If you don’t want it too full, pull your knots a bit looser, but tight enough to stay put.

Knotting a TutuContinue to tie knots alternating colors as you wish. I just did a four color alternating pattern, but you can do it however you like.

Tying a TutuWhen you think you have enough tulle tied on your skirt, hold it up to your recipient’s waist and make sure you are done. Then tie another knot in that end of the ribbon to hold the tulle in place.

Now you can just tie a pretty bow in the back, and you are set! Voila, easy peasy inexpensive custom made one of a kind tutu!

I love the colors of this tutu.  I think it turned out so darling, fun and Spring-y! I simply love this fluffy tutu. Making tutus for your boutique would  be much easier than you think.  If you just don’t have time to make tutus, we also carry wholesale tutus that are only $2.50 each!

 

Have fun creating!  Let us know what you think!

Tulle Over 20% Off!

Tulle Sale!

To celebrate our new blog, we are putting our entire selection of tulle on sale at over 20% off the wholesale pricing!  Buy it now for $1.75.  Valid only on new orders placed.  Offer will be pulled on Friday 04/13/12 (unannounced time).

cheap tulleTo get the sale pricing, please visit our weekly sale items page.

Click the next link to get to our wholesale tulle when it isn’t on sale anymore.

New Tulle Colors

We just got in 4 beautiful new colors of tulle.  They are:

Ivory

Royal Blue

Turquoise

Light Blue

Wholesale TulleWe have a great selection of wholesale tulle perfecting for all sorts of crafts.  Normally when you think of tulle, you think of tutu making, hair accessories, cards, wedding decorations and more!  If you have been thinking about making your own tutu, then we have all of the supplies for you!

Come give us a visit at http://www.alwaysunderpay.com, see you in our shop!