Who doesn't love a fun tutu? Learn how to make your own tutu and then customize a special tutu with one of these fun craft tutorials.
Tutus have been around since the early 1800s, starting as a sheer dress that was worn by ballerinas. Today, a tutu can not only transform a child into a lovely ballet dancer (or fairy, princess, or superhero) but can make a fashion statement as well. Here are several DIY tutus—some with no sewing or minimal sewing—that will help you craft adorable outfits for your kids or even yourself.
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Learn how to make a classic tutu for your little ones in under an hour. This tutu can be a pretty, thrifty Halloween costume or just something to be worn around the house for fun.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Can't you just feel the happiness radiating from this photo? Hop on over to Delia Creates to learn how to make a tutu that will have your little ones jumping for joy.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Tutus are perfect as easy accessories for Halloween costumes. Make the most adorable little piggy costumes from pink tulle, a pink sweatshirt, and cute little piggy ears. Piggy tutus are an easy DIY costume, which you can whip up in less than two hours. Busy parents who want to DIY their kid's costumes but are short on time will appreciate this tutorial.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Adults love to wear tutus, too. The ladies from Bespoke Bride suggest that a romantic ombre skirt would be perfect for the avant-garde bride. Wherever you wear this fluffy tulle skirt, you are sure to make a statement.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Toy monkeys made from socks are a classic American toy. They were originally made from red-heeled "Rockford" socks, but you can make them from any type of colorful socks. Add a tutu to your monkey for cuteness overload. Make several in different colors for your children to enjoy.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Can you believe that this elaborate princess costume is a no-sew project? It looks impressive, but it's not as hard to make as you would think. The dress is based on a costume worn by a character in the movie "Wreck-It Ralph." Children would love to wear this princess dress on Halloween or for dress-up play.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Do you have a child taking ballet lessons who needs a tutu for a performance? Follow the easy instructions provided in the tutorial and you will be set in no time. Add a lovely large flower or a headband as an accessory and your child will be ready to dance on stage.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Turn a plain-Jane premade tutu dress into a fashion statement. All you have to do is iron on appliques and apply turquoise glitter glue to the hem.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Channel your inner woodland nymph with an easy-to-make fairy dress from tulle. This woodland fairy costume would be perfect for Halloween or for those who love attending Rennaisance Fairs. This woodland fairy costume is whimsical and fun.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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