The Katherine - Custom long ballet style tulle skirt with Train - SEWN and Super Full - your choice of colors and length
With over 100 yards of tulle on even the smallest infant skirt, you can be assured that these Tutus are the Poofiest available! The mathematical equation I use ensures you'll get the MAXimum amount of tulle possible on your skirt without destroying the waistband. This leads to the fullness you see in the photos. There is literally a wall off tulle that makes the tutu not see through. You'll never EVER find a skimpy tutu here!!
*It is my personal quest to make the most full tutus around!
*Princess style for many miles.*
Perfect for portrait sessions, flower girls, or aspiring princesses everywhere! I use between 150-325 yards (depending on length) of top quality bridal tulle to customize your tutu to fit your little girls personality. The tulle is multi-layered to add extra poof!
Pick as many colors of tulle as you'd from the tulle color chart provided. Then choose the satin ribbon color that will form the bow on the waistband.
Next, choose the size and length of the skirt from the dropdown menu. Pant size or exact waist measurements up to 24" for the waist size, please.
Length is most accurately measured from waistband down to where you want the skirt to end, in inches. Message me with the train length at time of sale. Train length can be up to 12" long (8" length shown in photos 1 and 2, 12" seen in 3rd photo.)
If no train length is mentioned the skirt will be the length chosen for the skirt.
**Longer lengths are available for an additional fee. Message me for price quotes**
Please be as accurate as possible because of my no return policy on custom orders.
!! A huge "Thank You!" to Rachelle Shank Photography for the gorgeous picture!! (1st photo) You can find her at: www.facebook.com/rachelleshankphotography
About the Technique! -
All of my tutus are created using a technique that allows for maximum stretch and durability!
My tutus are machine sewn on an elastic waistband. I use 1" width elastic to allow between 6-8“ of stretch in each tutu.
About the Fabric! -
I use a bridal quality diamond weave nylon tulle in my tutus, wands, wreaths, poms, and Flora clips. This fabric is soft and durable, not scratchy and bulky like hex netting.
About the Pouf! -
The fullness of my tutus is created by the HUGE amounts of fabric used on each tutu! I use more than 100 yards of fabric on even the smallest infant tutu! This causes the tutu to be fuller on the bottom, and can not be seen through. My mathematical formula allows me to determine exactly how much fabric is needed on each tutu to create consistently poofy tutus! I never skimp on the frill!
Most of my tutu styles are made using the same formula. There are however a few styles that I call my “half-poof” tutus. They use half the tulle as the rest of my tutus and are stated as such and priced accordingly.
About the Stretch! -
The method and products that I use allow for the waistband to stretch about 6-8" to be easily pulled on and off!
My tutus will stretch approximately 6" without distorting the look of the tutu or exposing the waistband, allowing for an average of 3 or more years of growing room!
About the Size! -
To ensure your tutu is as perfect as possible, please provide waist and length measurements (in inches) at time of sale. If you don’t know the exact waist measurement of the recipient, please included the current pant size.
About Customization! -
All of my tutus are completely customizable! Meaning that you, my dear customer, get to choose what colors of tulle and ribbon you’d like, what length you’d prefer, and what style of tulle you want to create the perfect tutu for you! Color choices are included with the listings. If you have a custom color request, please message me for details. I am more than happy to work out any details with you!
About Accessorizing! -
Don’t forget to check out my Accessories & Add-on section of the Boutique for FABulous ways to accentuate your tutu!! http://www.etsy.com/shop/princessdoodlebeans?section_id=6555788
About Embellishing! -
Rhinestones, flowers, glitter, ribbons, and anything else you can imagine can be added to any tutu at an additional cost. Please message me me if you would like to add embellishments!
About Shipping! -
Your tutu will be shipped with care in a box. I use Priority Mail with delivery confirmation through the USPS for all domestic orders unless requested otherwise. You will receive a tracking number upon shipping. Priority Mail is a 2-3 day service, so your order will get to you quickly and safely! International Shipping is available!! Please contact me before sale for a price quote. If you have any questions about shipping, please message me.
About the Sewn Method! -
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between the sewn and tied method for tutus? Wonder no more!
Tied tutus have strips of tulle tied around an elastic or ribbon waistband. All PrincessDoodleBeans tutus have strips of tulle sewn around an elastic waistband! Many tied tutus are not very full. The way they are tied creates the look of fullness, but in actuality they are quite thin. Not so with my tutus!!
Another benefit of sewn tutus over tied tutus is the stretch allowance! Because of the lack of fabric on most tied tutus, they will quickly begin to show the elastic or ribbon through the fabric at the waist when stretched out. The tulle strips will also move out of place and the tutu eventually turns into a tangled mess. AHH!
The method and amount of fabric I use on my tutus allows them to stretched up to 6-8" without showing the elastic! And the fabric returns to it's proper place, ensuring you will get many years of use out of your tutu!
However, not all sewn tutus are created equal, either. Many sewn tutus have the fabric sewn directly to the elastic, limiting the amount of stretch and amount of fabric used.
*As you can see, a PrincessDoodleBeans tutu is in a class by itself! More full than most tutus on the market (including Tutu Couture for FAO Schwarz!) Very durable for MANY years of wear, and still priced modestly so everyone can enjoy them!! Here’s to being TuTu FABulous*
More photos of this style of skirt are available to view at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/princessdoodlebeans/sets/72157624809297233/with/5370113112/
care instructions: hand wash, air dry
Make sure you check out my other tutus, wands, and accessories at www.princessdoodlebeans.etsy.com
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